Public Establishment of Television

Coordinates: 36°44′53″N 3°03′04″E / 36.74806°N 3.05111°E / 36.74806; 3.05111

Not to be confused with Emissoras Pioneiras de Televisão.
Public Establishment of Television
المؤسسة العمومية للتلفزيون
Formerly called
Entreprise nationale de télévision (ENTV)
Établissement public à caractère industriel et commercial (EPIC)
Industry Television
Predecessor Radiodiffusion-télévision algérienne (RTA)
  • October 1962, 28 (28-10-1962) (as RTA)
  • July 1986, 1 (1-07-1986) (as ENTV)
  • April 1991, 24 (24-04-1991) (as EPTV)
Headquarters 21 Boulevard des Martyrs
PB 184 El Mouradia, Algiers, Algeria
Area served
Maghreb, Middle East, Europe, North America and Australia
Owner Government of Algeria
Parent Radiodiffusion-Télévision Française
Director general
  • Abdou Benziane (1990-1994)
  • Habib Chawki Hamraoui (1998-2008)
  • Abdelkader Leulmi (2008-2012)
  • Tewfik Khelladi (2012-present)

Public establishment of television (EPTV) (Arabic: المؤسسة العمومية للتلفزيون) formerly National Foundation for Television (ENTV) (المؤسسة الوطنية للتلفزيون) is the Algerian national public television network. And the company's products : Algerian Television, Canal Algérie, Algeria 3 , Algeria 4 and Coran TV 5.


ENTV broadcasts in Arabic, French, and Berber.

ENTV has produced 2002 Nass Mlah City comedy TV series (English: Good People City) and 2004 and 2005 sequels Nass Mlah City 2 and Nass Mlah City 3.

Canal Algérie

ENTV was the only television channel until 1994, when French-speaking Canal Algérie was created.
Canal Algérie is available in Europe on Eutelsat[1] satellite service (Hotbird and Astra).
It is also available on French Numericable and Monaco MC Cable cable television services.

Al-Thalitha TV

On 5 July 2001, ENTV lunched a new channel in arabic language for the Arab world to give an institutional image of Algeria. On 28 October 2015, the channel has started broadcasting its programs in HD.[2]

Tamazight TV

On March 17, 2009, ENTV launched a new Berber language channel called TV Tamazight, also referred to as Algérie 4.[3] The channel offers programs in Kabyle, Chaoui, Tumzabt, Chenoui and Tuareg.[4]

See also


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