Sudan TV or Sudan National Broadcasting Corporation (SNBC) is an Arabic language television network. It is Sudan's national network and is government-owned and operated. Sudan TV is one of only two television networks in the country.
In 1962, Sudan TV
in the Khartoum
region. The signal was accessible in Khartoum
and Khartoum Bahry
. One year later, General Mohmaed Talat Fareed
established the station as a national broadcaster and signed a contract with Berlin Radio
to provide technical support, cameras and recorders.
In the seventies, Sudan TV expanded its transmission range when the General Company for Wireless and Wired Telecommunications built a satellite station. In 1976, Sudan TV started transmitting in color.
Programming includes news, prayers, Qur'an
recitation and a variety of entertainment such as children's programming, talent contests, dramas and documentaries. A military censor works with Sudan TV to make sure the news reflects government policy.
Sudan TV broadcasts on two channels and is also available via satellite