Dubai, Paris – Kuwait TV, the official Kuwaiti state broadcaster and part of the Kuwaiti Ministry of Information, announced at Cabsat Dubai that the new Al-Qurain TV channel has launched in its free-to-air HD platform hosted on the EUTELSAT 8 West B satellite. The capacity used by Kuwait TV is provided by Gulfsat, Eutelsat’s long-term partner.

Launched one month ago, Al-Qurain TV is a heritage-based channel specialising in vintage Kuwaiti series and programmes. Kuwait TV, that amasses over 50 years of experience, broadcasts Kuwaiti-produced programmes in the Middle East and around the world. It completed the switch to HD through Gulfsat in 2015, coinciding with the arrival of EUTELSAT 8 West B. With the launch of this latest channel there are now nine Kuwait TV channels available free-to-air exclusively from EUTELSAT 8 West B in both SD and HD versions.