Iran Launched “Hispan TV” For Spaniards , Latin Nations

Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB) today launched Hispan TV for South American countries . This is the only Spanish TV channel broadcasting from middle east region .

Head of IRIB , Ezzatollah Zarqami announced this today and said this channel is blong to justice-seeking countries in South America . He also wished this job will open new windows between Iran and Latin nations relationship .

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad also participated in the ceremony of the inaguration of Hispan TV via video link .

The ceremony was attended by Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi, Zarqami, and Head of the IRIB World Service Mohammad Sarafraz as well as ambassadors and representatives from Latin American countries including Bolivia , Nicaragua , Ecuador and etc .

Hispan TV is using the latest broadcasting technologies . It could be viewed on mobile phones and Internet . Also it was on air since December unofficially .

Hispan TV

Hispan TV

The channel broadcasts on Hispasat 1E Europe, frequency: 12265 MHz, vertical polarization, symbol rate: 27500, FEC 5/6; Hispasat 1C Americas, frequency: 12172 MHz, horizontal position, symbol rate: 27500, FEC 3/4.

IRIB currently has 3 channels showing programs in foriegn languages :
– Al Aalam (Arabic)
– Press TV (English)
– Hispan TV (Spanish)

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