Turkish Radio and Television Corporation is the national public broadcaster of Turkey. TRT was founded in 1964 and had its first TV broadcast in 1968. It’s one of the founding members of the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) in 1972. TRT also signed Asia-Pacific Broadcast Union (ABU) in 2004. It owns and operates 14 TV channels – of which 5 are HD – and 19 radio stations covering general entertainment, music, sports, children and news. TRT has TV channels in Turkish, English, Arabic, Azeri and Kurdish languages. All TRT channels are governed by RTUK (The Radio and Television Supreme Council) aligned and in accordance with the European Convention on Transfrontier TV.
For more information please visit TRT website.
TRT is a member of following organizations:
- Medya Derneği
- Televizyon Yayıncıları Derneği
- Musiki Eseri Sahipleri Grubu Meslek Birliği
- European Broadcasting Union (EBU)
- Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU)
- ABU Short-Wave Coordination Group
- International Telecommunications Union
- International Music Council
- Europe Institute of Media
- Mediterranean Center for Audiovisual Communication
- Permanent Conference of the Mediterranean Audiovisual Operators