JSC “Khabar Agency” has been established in 1995 and is one of Kazakhstan’s leading television companies. It was established in 1995 and its four channels beamed from the Kazmedia Centre in Astana now covers more than 95 percent of the country.
The Agency’s mission and objective are to give complete, objective, and timely information on events taking place in the country and in the world and provide high-quality television products and services
Republican channel “Khabar” has become the ambassador of political and socio-cultural values and traditions, also actively developing different genres. The main direction of the channel is the promotion of national information policy.
The 24KZ TV channel is the first 24-hour digital news TV channel in the country. It broadcasts via satellite system Otau TV, cable TV system iD TV, and through other cable networks. Newsfeeds are transmitted in Kazakh and Russian languages every 30 minutes.
National satellite channel Qazaq TV (previously known as Kazakh TV) is the first of its type in Kazakhstan. Previously called Caspionet TV, the channel was rebranded in 2012 and started digital broadcasting. This
24/7 TV channel broadcasts in Kazakh, Russian, English, Kyrgyz and Uzbek languages, dedicating programs to education and information.
Collaborating with satellite operators like Hotbird 13, Galaxy 19, Measat, Qazaq TV broadcasts its signal over the territories of 118 countries in North and Central America, Western and Eastern Europe, North Africa, the Middle East, Asia-Pacific, and South Caucasus (Transcaucasia), with the potential audience of 300 million people.
Movie and educational channel El Arna started broadcasting in January 2014, however got its last rebranding in 2017 as the main television outlet dedicated to movies and educational programs. The main mission of the channel is to educate the young with programs promoting human and cultural values and present domestic movies produced in Kazakhstan.