Type Satellite network (movies, sports, original programming)
Country Turkey
Availability Worldwide
Slogan Touch Your Dreams (2012)
Owner Çukurova Holding and Providence Equity %49 (1999-2013)
TMSF (2013-2015)
beIN Media Group (2016)
Key people
Yousef Al-Obaidly - Chief Executive Officer, Digiturk
Launch date
January 1, 1999
Official website

Digiturk is a Turkish satellite television provider founded in 1999, with services starting in mid-2000. They offer both national cable television channels and their own channels, national radio, and music streams of different genres. Digiturk is also the current owner of the broadcasting rights of Turkish Super League. In addition to Turkey, they offer service throughout Europe, mainly for members of the Turkish diaspora. Reportedly, they have over 3.5 million subscribers worldwide.[1] Their service is provided from Eutelsat W3A, positioned some 35 degrees west of the more traditionally used Türksat; and is encrypted via Cryptoworks and Irdeto conditional access systems.

Digiturk relays 38 national channels, 22 news channels, 23 film and series channels, 20 sport channels, 14 children channels, 12 music channels, 15 documentary channels, 9 entertainment and life style channels and 65 other international channels.

beIN Media Group, another Qatar origined media group acquired Digiturk on July 13, 2015.

In October 2015, Digiturk decided to exclude some channels which include Samanyolu TV, Samanyolu Haber TV, Bugun TV, Yumurcak TV(a TV channel for children), and Irmak TV.


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