TRT World is the international news platform of the Turkish Radio and Television Corporation.
TRT World is based in Istanbul, Turkey. It began broadcasting its high definition (HD) television signal on Turksat 3A satellite on 27 October 2015. TRT World is Turkey’s first English-language international television and digital media news service. TRT World has over 600 staff of 34 different nationalities.
TRT World is focusing on news and documentaries and it started test broadcasts on 18 May 2015. On 27 October 2015 it was available to view via satellite, cable, IPTV distribution and live streaming on its website. TRT World started with an initial reach of 44 million television homes.