Known as one of the fast-emerging media outlets, Saba TV was established back in 2007 by the Saba production. It airs around-the-clock programs, which can be received in 12 provinces of Afghanistan including the capital, Kabul.
The TV channel is being funded by various donors with offering different projects. The channel has 55 employees with 18 of them are female. Saba presents cultural, social, Islamic and national issues.
2- Aryana TV:
The vibrant Aryana TV was established in 2005 and in Kabul by Ihsanullah Bayat. It airs programs 24-hours, and its transmission can be received inside the country, the US and Europe.
It was financially backed through its commercial business its productive programs. The channel has nearly 230 male and female staff. It covers cultural, music, news, political and entertainment programs.
3- Ayna TV:
The Ayna TV was established by General Dostum, head of National Islamic Movement of Afghanistan in 2004. It is among the active electronic media.
Ayna has 24-hours programs accessible in more than 50 countries throughout the world through satellite including 10 provinces of Afghanistan.
It has around 120 employees including male and female. The channel focuses to cover news, political and cultural programs. Most of its programs are being relayed in Uzbek language.
4- Talimi wa Tarbiati Television (Educational and Training Television):
The channel is established in 1978 by the Ministry of Education and is considered one of the emerging channels in Kabul. It started airing programs from 9: 00 am to 9: 00 pm, covering Kabul and its surroundings. The channel has 100 employees and is being financially backed by the Minister of Education.
The channel was established by Ayatullah Muhsini in 2007. It presents 24-hours programs, which can be viewed inside Afghanistan, Asia, North of Africa and south of Australia. It meets its financial expenditures through its commercial.
Tamadun has 90 employees with 25% of them are female. The channel mostly focuses on religious issues. It airs programs regarding news, reports and politics.
6- Dawat Television:
The Dawat Television is established in 2010 by Abdul Rab Rasoul Sayyaf and is known one of the active electronic media in Kabul. It starts programs from 6:00 am till 11:30 am and then again from 5:30 pm to 11:00 pm. It can be viewed in Kabul and its surrounds.
Currently, it has 42 employees. It is known a religious channel, which broadcasts religious and history related programs and avoid broadcasting music.
7- Rah-e-Farda Television:
The channel is established in 2007 by Haji Muhammad Muhaqiq, head of People’s Union Party, which is considered one of the active electronic media in Kabul.
It has 24-hours programs, covering Kabul and Balkh, Kunduz, Sar-i-Pul, Baghlan, Daikundi, Bamyan and Herat provinces. Rah-e-Farda channel meets its expenditures through its commercials.
8- Sitara Television:
The Sitara Television is viewed as an emerging channel, which airs 24-hours programs, covering Kabul. It meets its expenses through its commercials. Fridon Ilham is the director of the channel.
Contacts: 0798555444 and 07917018134
9- Shamshad Television:
It is established by Ilhaj Fazal Karim in 2004 and is known as one of the active electronic media in Kabul. It airs 24-hours programs, which is accessible in most part of the world through satellite. The channel meets its expenses through its commercials. It has 250 employees including male and female.
10- Shahr Television:
It is established by Nasir Totakhail and Yama Darwish in 2007, which is known among the active media. The channel airs 24-hours programs, covering Kabul and its surrounding provinces. It meets its expenses through its commercials. It has 35 employees with ten of them are female.
Tolo Television is established in 2003 and regarded one of the fast-emerging channels in Kabul. The channel airs 24-hours programs and covers the entire country. It is one of the widely watched channels, which gained widespread popularity among its viewers. It broadcasts news, reports and political programs and music programs. Tolo News TV is another active media outlet of the same network, which is established in 2010. The channel airs programs 24-hours, which is accessible in Afghanistan, US and Europe. Tolo News TV has started its activity right after Tolo Television, and mostly its presents news, reports, interviews and political programs.
Lamar Television is considered one of the largest private television networks of Afghanistan, established in 2006 by Moby Media Group. Lamar can be watched in Afghanistan, Asian countries and Persian Gulf. People inside and outside of the country widely admired Lamar channel following broadcasting live FIFA and ICC tournaments. It offers news in Pashto and Dari.
Kawsar Television is established by Ayatullah Noor Ahmad Taqadsi in 2007. The channel broadcasts programs from 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm covering Kabul. Kawsar meets its expenses through people’s donation and private property. It has 30 employees. It presents Islamic related programs and avoids broadcasts songs.
14-Mili Television (Afghanistan National Television):
Mili Television is one of the maiden country’s channels, which started airing programs with the end of Sardar Dawood government in 1978. It has 24-hours programs, which can be viewed in most of the countries. It is financially depended on government. The channel has 33 correspondents in almost 33 provinces. It has a total of 1800 employees.
Nigah Television is established by Muhammad Alam Khalili and Abdul Raza Khalili in 2008. It has 24-hours programs, covering the entire Afghanistan. It meets its expenses through its commercials.
16- Noor Television:
It is established by Sallahudin Rabani in 2007, which is regarded as one of the active channels in Kabul. The channel airs 24-hours programs, which can be viewed in Kabul, Balkh, Nangarhar, Kandahar, Kunduz and Bamyan provinces. It has 149 employees with 18 of them are female staff. The channel claims to the first Persian-Language media, established its principle based on Islamic and Sunnah roles and regulations. It has started its first experimental program in Hot Bird, Arab Sat and Nile Sat satellite.
17- Noorin Television:
Noorin Television is established by Alhaj Muhammad Arif Noori in 2006 in Kabul. It airs 24-hours programs, which can be viewed in Kabul and 17 other provinces of the country. It meets its expenses by its founder and partially through its commercials. It has 100 employees with 35% of them are female staff.
18- Haft Television:
Haft Television is established by Bari Salam in 2010 and is known one of the active channels in Kabul. The channel airs 24-hours programs, covering Kabul and its surroundings. It is financially backed by the Awanma Production, and the channel 18 employees.
19- Watan Television:
Watan Television is established by Alhaj Abdul Majeed Moqari in 2009 in Kabul. It covers Kabul, Logar, Kapisa and Wardak provinces. Watan channel meets its expenses through the budget of its founder and it has 40 staffs.
Contacts: 0700020479 and 0202503770
20- Watandar Television:
Watandar Television is established by Watandar Media Network in 2007 in Kabul. The channel relays 24-hours programs, covering Kabul and its 30 Kilometer surroundings. It has nine employees.
21- Yak Television (One Television):
Yak Television is one of the fast- growing television networks in Afghanistan. It is a known electronic media for its excellent and effective programs regarding current affairs.
The channel takes proud for its fast, unbiased and accurate reporting. Regarded as a private and independent channel, it started airing programs in 2009.
Yak Television and Mulkyat Group 1 are communication companies, which are known Afghan media outlet and Communication Company, established and donated by Afghan investors for the sake of substantial improvement of freedom of speech and human rights in larger interests of Afghan people.
22- Zwandoon Television:
Zwandoon Television is regarded as one of the fast-emerging channels in Kabul established by Ismail Yoon. The channel airs 24-hours programs. It can be viewed throughout the country.
23- Gurbat Television:
Gurbat Television is established by Dr Muhammad Naim Salimi in 2010 and is known among the active electronic media in Kabul. The channel airs 24-hours programs, which can be viewed in most parts of the world through satellite; however, it hasn’t its frequency in Kabul.
24- Kabul News Television:
It is a private television channel, airing programs in Pashtu and Dari languages from Kabul city. The channel has its focus on political news, which analyzes Afghanistan and global issues daily.
It presents news, report, analysis, researches and Kabul news programs. It is known as unbiased channel and never takes side while analyzing analytical subject after thorough research work on the issues.
25- Pashtu Television:
Pashtu Television is established by Noor Rahman Lewal in 2010 and is regarded as one of the vibrant channels in Kabul. The channel airs 24-hours programs, accessible in Afghanistan and in most of the countries. However, it does not have frequency in Kabul.
Contacts: 0777727487 and 0781727486
26- MBN (Maiwand) Television:
MBN Television is known as a standard channel with different Line Broadcasting and is regarded one of the active channels in Kabul. The channel relays 24-hours programs covering Kabul and its surrounding provinces.
27- Seh Television (Three):
The maiden television channel dedicated to cover sports in Kabul was established by Shafiqullah Poya in 2012. The channel relays 24-hours programs covering Kabul and its surrounding.
28- Arya Television:
It is regarded as the first television channel dedicated for children and youth in the country. It has started broadcasting programs in 2011, which is established by Abdul Ghaffar Dawi. The channel has 24-hours broadcasting, covering Kabul and its surroundings.
29- Khurshid Television:
Khurshid Television is one of the active channels in Kabul province. It has 24-hours broadcasting programs and is accessible throughout Afghanistan.