Gem TV is available worldwide through providers such as Hotbird and Yahsat, primarily to the UK and the Middle East. Gem TV programming is available anywhere an Internet connection is available, due to the Gem Online service, making its programming available anywhere, at any time.
Gem TV is a satellite television service created by the General Entertainment and Media Group, or GEM, to provide Persian-language entertainment to viewers around the world. The channel is headquartered in Belfast in the United Kingdom, while GEM Group is headquartered in the United Arab Emirates. Since 2006, it has spread its service around the world, making Farsi language programming available to anyone with an Internet connection thanks to recent developments in video-on-demand services.
Gem TV is contained in a group of channels that includes a channel for children as well as a one for Bollywood programming. The company started a Facebook account in 2007 that provides regular updates about programming available on its various channels.
Shows found on Gem TV and other channels offered by the GEM Group include acquired shows such as "America's Got Talent" and "The X Factor," as well as original programming. Dubbed Turkish shows are also available on Gem TV.