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GlobeCast World TV
Type Division of GlobeCast
Headquarters New York, USA United States
Area served USA
Industry Telecommunications
Products Direct Broadcast Satellite
Owner(s) France Télécom

GlobeCast World TV is a direct-to-home provider of free-to-air and Nagravision-encrypted ethnic television and audio channels via the Galaxy 19 satellite. It operates in North America and has recently launched services in Europe. GlobeCast World TV is a division of GlobeCast, which is owned by French telecom giant France Telecom.

In North America, the satellite broadcasts dozens of Iranian and Afghan channels.

In Europe, GlobeCast World TV provides a bouquet of ethnic channels from India and Pakistan. The service was officially launched in June 2007. It can be received via Intelsat 905 satellite.

It is the only North American satellite television provider which carries Al Jazeera English.


Channel lineup (North America)



Subscription services

Free To Air


Subscription services

  • BosTel Radio (Bosnia)
  • Public Radio of Armenia
  • Radio BN (Bosnia)
  • DFH-FM 1 (US- Turkish)
  • DFH-FM 2 (US- Turkish)
  • Dimitsi Hafash (Eritrea)
  • Kossuth Rádió (Hungary)
  • Polskie Radio 1 (Poland)
  • Polskie Radio 3 (Poland)
  • Radio 21 (Kosovo)
  • Radio Pink (Serbia)
  • Radio Zara FM (Eritrea)

Free To Air

  • Al Forat Radio (Iraq)
  • Al Maghribiya Radio (Morocco)
  • Aden Radio
  • Amrit Bani (UK- Punjabi)
  • Bahai Radio
  • Chaîne 1 (Algeria)
  • Chaîne 3 (Algeria)
  • Cancao Nova Radio (Brazil)
  • DZAR Sonshine Radio (Philippines)
  • Darbar Sahib (UK- Punjabi)
  • Emirates FM
  • ETV Radio (Ethiopia)
  • Fútbol de primera (US- Spanish)
  • Nanak parchar (UK- Punjabi)
  • Nishkaam (UK- Punjabi)
  • Oman Radio
  • Qatar Radio
  • RMC Moyen-Orient (Morroco)
  • Radio 2M (Morocco)
  • Radio France International
  • Radio Omeduman Holy Koran
  • Radio Quran (Saudi Arabia)
  • Radio Romania International
  • Radio Republica (Azerbaijan)
  • Radio Senegal International
  • Radio Sout Al-Sha'ab (Syria)
  • Republic of Iraq Radio
  • Sana'a Radio (Yemen)
  • Program 1 (Saudi Arabia)
  • Sharjah FM
  • Sudan Radio
  • Syria Radio

Reception Equipment

Free-to-air channels on Galaxy 19 can be received in most parts of the United States, including Hawaii and southern Canada with a 75 cm (30") diameter dish and any MPEG-2 DVB compliant free-to-air receiver; receivers for the Glorystar system, which also uses Galaxy 19, can also tune in the FTA channels if the viewer scans the channels manually.

For pay channels, GlobeCast provides subscribers with GlobeCast WorldTV-labeled receiver, model SE830 made by Taiwanese company Eastern Electronics Co., Ltd.

See also

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