Cable TV Systems
Turksat Cable TV
Allows you to watch more than 50 channels, most of which are in Turkish. However BBC Prime (contests, serials, documentary and films), BBC World (mostly news and documentary), Eurosport (full time sports channel),and CNN, are the channels broadcasting in English. TV5 is the only channel broadcasting in French, providing the audience with films, serials, contests and documentaries as well as local news from Switzerland, Belgium and Canada. German channel RTL is also available. For a list of daily programs you may visit their sites.
This service covers quite limited areas and therefore you should check with the yönetici of your building or if you are a tenant with the house owner to learn whether the district your house is located in has Türk Telekom's cable TV facilities or not.
Please also note that Cable TV subscriptions are made for addresses, not to your name. That means you cannot transfer a cable TV line to another address. If it happens that the agreement is made to your name, don't forget to terminate it before moving to another address. All Turk Telekom branches will be able to provide you with information and service.
The cable TV rates differ according to individual and group applications.
Provides its members more than 130 channels via a digital platform. Family channel , Hallmark, entertainment channel E! Entertainment and Extreme Sports are among the channels Digitürk covers. National channels, radio and digital music channels are also available.
Moreover Digitürk “Vision Saloons” allow you watch the films you wish on a “Watch and Pay” basis. All films and most of the foreign channels can be followed in either English or Turkish.
In order to watch Digitürk broadcasting you are going to need a Digitürk dish antenna and a Digikutu (Digi Box) installation which can be obtained from Digiturk dealers.
For subscriptions to Digitürk it is best to contact them as they have many packages and payment alternatives.
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