Star TV – Hotbird Frequency: 11240
Star TV is a new home-grown British, Somali Channel. It’s an independent and progressive media organisation which officially launched on the 30th of June 2013. Star TV has offices and studios in both Europe and East Africa and will also be available on satellite and online for a worldwide audience.
Star TV features a wide variety of shows both in English and Somali. The programmes are family oriented but will also include content specifically geared towards the new generation of the youth, particularly those living in the Diaspora and in East Africa; ; “Talk the Talk”, a youth show focusing on everyday issues affecting the youth in the UK, “Live with Dawn”, a current affairs programme and “Baadisaac”, a show that gives insights into Somali culture and many more.
The station was created in December 2012, in England and Wales and is owned and managed by a Somali Speaking youth group in the diaspora, with the aim of carrying the voice of the youth.