Ukraine Today television goes on air

ukraine-todayInternational news television channel Ukraine Today began broadcasting yesterday, Ukraine’s 1+1 Media reported on its website.
The new channel broadcasts 24 hours a day, seven days a week in the English language. UNIAN TV is licensed to broadcast Ukraine Today.

Ukraine Today programmes will be broadcasted to Ukraine, most of Europe and Russia, UNIAN said. From 2015, the programmes will also be available in the United States. Later on, the channel will produce programmes in the Russian language.

Ukraine’s national council on television and radio says Ukraine Today invites cable operators in Europe to re-broadcast its programmes. Priority directions are the UK, Germany and France. Ukraine Today employs foreign reporters, who have been working in Ukraine for long times.

Ukraine Today provides 24hr coverage of Ukrainian, regional and world news. The channel’s primary focus is on Ukrainian current affairs, with additional editorial focuses including EU expansion and integration, Russian relations with Europe and America, the defense of European values in both Ukraine and within the EU itself, and the challenges of nation-building in the 21st century.

Ukraine Today is available throughout most of Europe on the Eutelsat Hotbird satellite at 13° East on the following frequency:

Frequency: 11623 MHz
Symbol Rate: 27500
FEC: 3/4
Polarization: Vertical
Codec: MPEG2
Modulation: QPSK
Format: DVB-S

Website: http://uatoday.tv

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