PMC (TV channel)

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Persian Media Corporation.jpg
Launched May 9, 2003; 14 years ago (2003-05-09)
Picture format 16:9 (720p, HDTV), 16:9 (576i, SDTV)
Language Persian, English
Broadcast area Europe, Middle East, Central Asia and Northern Africa
Headquarters Dubai Media City, Dubai, UAE
Yahsat 1A (HD) 11900 / 27500 / 7/8 H
Yahsat 1A (SD) 11900 / 27500 / 5/6 H
Astra 1L 12722 / 22000 / 2/3 H/ Testcard

PMC (shortened from Persian Media Corporation or Persian Music Channel) is a free-to-air satellite TV network owned by Persian Media Corporation with its headquarters in Dubai Media City. It was launched in May 9, 2003,[1] the network is devoted to Persian music videos from ex-pat Iranian singers, as well as Iranian singers based in Iran.

Arabic, Kurdish and Turkish hit songs are also shown on the network.

The channel is also widely viewed in Iran, Europe, Middle East, Central Asia and Northern Africa via free-to-air satellite.

Since March 2017 the broadcasting via Hotbird has been closed; in April 2017 PMC started a new broadcasting frequency via Astra and called it "PMC Europe". PMC Europe is now in Test mode and broadcasts only in HD.

External links[edit]


  1. ^ "About PMC". Retrieved 28 June 2013.