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RFQ 14th September 2015

 

Saba TV Profile

 

Saba TV Network on the frequency of 583.25MHz UHF, CH 35 is a main subunit of Saba Media Organization (SMO)

 

Introduction of program: / The History:

In the years not much far from today in the time in which each individual was spending their days and nights for the revolution that could bring a radical change which was the launch of Saba TV. Yes! Saba TV launched in the year1388 and people was able to see what they wanted to see. At the beginning there were not much possibilities and facilities for the crew but their hard work, dedication and outstanding performance Saba TV gradually touched the highest peaks of success that’s why currently Saba TV is able to covers 14 provinces with 24 hours transmission. At the same time Saba Television covers it’s transmission through cables and satellite in rural areas. This procedure caused Saba TV to be in the top listed television stations in Afghanistan. Some high authorities and experts called Saba TV the best cause at the beginning Saba TV played the most vital role in developing the general awareness, developing of minds psychologically, culture, arts, getting involved in build up a successful society, justice, human rights , developing the sense of paying respect to each other at individual level and nationally. Saba television crew while implementing the mentioned slogans faced much risk and even threatened with death, but instead they carried out with aware people and maintaining justice, struggling human rights especially women and kids had the most crucial placement in the whole procedure and of course received unexpected positive feedback in return. It is obviously worth saying that broadcasting of two round Olympic Games, membership of international spots institutions, and introduction of afghan culture nationally and worldwide, acquiring of prizes from within international festivals and close attention to the rights of women and children are the outcomes of Saba TV. We say this with much honor and pride that to maintain laughter at the lips of those kids that have experienced the darkest moments of their lives through civil war penetrates our courage to do more best for them in order to make them realize that this world is not as they imagine. With much pride we say that for touching the highest peaks of success, whatever we have done so far or what we will have to do is our duty.


 A. Transmitters:


The coverage of Saba TV is ensured through the following approaches:
Saba TV continued direct coverage of five main cities of Afghanistan like ( Kabul, Kandahar, Hirat, Jalalabad, and Mazar-e-Sharif ) through its first channel’s transmitters in Tarinkot city of Uruzgan through second channel’s transmitter while ( Logar, Parwan, kapisa and Maidan Wardak ) were also coverd through Kabul transmitter:

No. Province Transmitter power Location of Transmitter Coverage Area

  1. 70KM, covering Kabul, Prawn, Logar, Maidan Wardak and Kapisa    On TV hill Kabul City     1000 Watts    Kabul
  2. 36 KMs    Center of Jalalabad City      500 watts     Nengarhar    
  3. 42 KMs    Center of Mazar City     500 watts     Balkh    
  4. 38 KMs    Center of Herat City     500 watts     Herat   
  5. 40 KMs    Center of Kandahar City     500 watts     Kandahar    
  6. 20 KMs    Center of Tarinkot City     200 watts     Uruzgan    



B. Cable:


By contracting the local cable providers, Saba TV continued covering those parts of the country that are not covered by its transmitters. For the time being, Kabul, Nimroz, Faryab, Baghlan, Hairatan district and Mazar city of Balkh province, Hilmand, Herat and Jalalabad provinces are covered  through local cable providers.


C. Showing Points:


Since 2009, Saba TV has had 15 showing points in Tarinkot city of Urugzgan province. The showing points are equipped with solor power system and color TV sets with accessories, which functionally display Saba TV programs. The showing points aim to promote and publicize the TV among the residence of target area.


D. Showing Points:


The facility has been a point to multi point Communication Bridge, which is able to support the open air-shows to unlimited number of locations all over the country. The telecasting takes place from Kabul through satellite up-link to targeted areas. The facility is effectively used for distance education and capacity building programs with captive audience groups. Using this facility, classes on education are organized for target groups including teachers and students at schools and farmers at CLCs (Community Learning Centers) in target provinces according to the schedule in different hours of the day in Pashto and Dari Languages. Those who have access to electricity and have TV set with an
ordinary receiver can also benefit from these programs.


PROGRAMS

Saba TV presents variety of other programs in different fields, such as, educational, social, entertainment, and political/news categories. Gandahara Production Unit of SMO includes translation and dubbing of serials, documentaries, informative programs and films and production of entertainment, social and children programs. In this year, some visible changes were brought to a good number of Saba TV programs’ structure as well as new programs were designed and aired via Saba TV:

LWARI ZHAWARI

This is the specific & exceptional program about the disabled peoples. The program reflects the fact and realities as well the difficulties of them through live transmission in the program. Join the fun and educational content of this program.

ZAMIN

This program is focused on the geography and natural attractions of Afghanistan. Zameen is designed to improve the awareness of the audience about the environmental issues and prevention of the degradation. It also promotes tourism by taking the audience to the peaks of Hindokosh, depth of caves under the glaciers, natural lakeside of Band e Amir and others. The program has opened its special place among the audience. Taking into consideration, some new changes were brought at the structure of program

NOSH DARO

The health awareness program of Saba TV elaborates on certain physical and mental illnesses and health issues and provides information on causes, symptoms and remedies through direct interventions from the relevant top experts of the country. The program focuses on improving health conditions of the audience by providing good information and fighting the wrong perceptions and believes on health issues and help the audience to make wise decisions when it comes to their health. The topics for the program are selected according to the audience’s want.

7 ZEBA SHAHR

7 Zeba shaher is another afghan traditional music program reflecting the originality of pure Afghani music. The main target of the program is to criticize the purity of afghan original traditional music from the trivial western music.
TIRYA DUNA
It is a daily program of Saba TV that lasts around 60 minutes. Its aim is to revive past memories of our great music artists mainly in eastern classics. The program entertains the adults with the old songs and music works of classic Goros. A happy portrait of Ustad Sarahang is the icon of this program.

MALGA

This program provides varied Afghan food which gives the dining tables a fresh & colorful look. Experience The real taste of Afghan food and its preparation by watching this program at home.

NIRIKA

Nyrika is one of the family and social programs whose basic purpose is to
Promote the awareness and talent of the women in family issues, community, culture and of course beauty tips.

KHAROSHE CHASHMASAR

This is one of another densely populated literary and artistic program from
Saba television, by saying outstanding poems of our country’s well know and bold poets from inside and outside the country, it really helps build up a specific conformity relationship among our people and the surrounding neighbors.


ADALAT BARAY HAMA

This program also airs pictures of the trail process for some of the cases in courts. this program investigates the harsh criminal cases from the side of the voiceless and powerless victims mainly women and children. The evidence gathered are used to produce documentaries on the cases and broadcast them for public awareness and mobilization of support for justice to the ones presently and potentially affected. The documents and related evidence is also used for direct defense where applicable and for advocacy work for justice in the country. The program is also working hard to break the common perception, culture and practice of impunity for the power holders and influential bodies.

DE HINDARO DARA

This is a literary program, by publishing aesthetic & pleasing poems it touches your heart and soul. By inviting well known and literary, poet guests to the program and their outstanding poems it lets to feel and provokes the talent of literature and poetry in the heart of the audience.

DA TOLANI ANZUR

A social and cultural program that is aired live from 2nd channel of Saba TV. It covers all the general issues and problems of the society. Its clear aim is to raise level of general understanding and make people aware of the problems in the society. The program also wants to increase peoples’ sense of belonging to their society, so people take responsibility for solving their social problems and support each other.

5 BEHTAREEN

This is one of the outstanding programs broadcasting from Saba television. By publishing a variety of best Afghani and foreign songs with their introduction, the program his taken its special place in audience’s hearts. The program has been designed in such ways that the prioritized songs selected by the viewers through messages goes on air first.

CHANG O CHAGHANA

The program introduces and publishes local traditional music. The main objective of this outstanding program is to maintain the value of local traditional music by the other hand to encourage, introduce the various local artists with their different local musical style from all the provinces of Afghanistan.

MUSIC BOX

This is a pop music program through which the presenter gives extra information about music from various countries, cultures and different periods in the evolution of the music and art along with playing top hit songs of the day.

FI LM & CINEMA

To entertain the people in true manners as well to make the intact morale relationship among the people with cinema and to help standardize Afghanistan motion pictures.


KOY O BARZAN

A documentary format program that introduces Afghanistan’s diverse cultural practices, their tradition and life style while highlighting what Afghans in different parts of the country has in common in order to create a sense of nationhood in the diversity of culture and tradition of this country. The program covers clothing style of a community in remote parts of the country, their behavior, and their level of understanding of the national issues, their local games and the situation of woman and children in their localities. Its duration is 25 minutes and is broad-society. The aim of this program is to identify fruitful culture of Afghanistan and tries to maintain, national values and heritages

NOSH DARO

The health awareness program of Saba TV elaborates on certain physical and mental illnesses and health issues and provides information on causes, symptoms and remedies through direct interventions from the relevant top experts of the country. The program focuses on improving health conditions of the audience by providing good information and fighting the wrong perceptions and believes on health issues and help the audience to make wise decisions when it comes to their health. The topics for the program are selected according to the audience’s choice.

PAREENA-E-DEYAR

This program, concentrates on the historical treasuries of the country. It provides information about the structure, time of construction and its constructor, its present condition and ways to protect the monuments that are built as memorials. This program aims to improve people’s awareness about the historical and cultural heritage of Afghanistan.

DOCUMENTRY

In this special segment Saba television provides the most colorful spots of natural views and the animal life, letting the viewers feel the beauty of nature at their homes through our screen.

COMEDY

Comedy is another entertaining program. by publishing comedy short films we just keep maintaining happiness and laughter at the faces.

POPAK

This program is to entertain and raise the knowledge level of children. It includes child activities like drawing, painting, handworks, and having children and adults as guests, introducing the historic places, inviting experts, documentaries and eaching mathematics through animated graphics. This program has its viewership among children, especially those who are interested in learning and widening their information and knowledge. In 2011, new changes were brought at the structure of programs and a total of 344 episodes of Ako Bako programs were aired In this special segment Saba television provides the most colorful spots of natural views and the animal life, letting the viewers feel the beauty of nature at their homes through our screen. through Saba TV. As it seems, the programs had positive effects on people.

DE HINDARO DARA

This is a literary program, by publishing aesthetic & pleasing poems it touches your heart and soul. By inviting well known and literary, poet guests to the program and their outstanding poems it lets to feel and provokes the talent of literature and poetry in the heart of audience.

7 X 2 4

This program reviews the most important events and developments that take place within a week. This includes the most important domestic political, social and security developments. The program also reviews the print media for the issues.

DEEDABAN

An investigative program, which focuses on developments been made at the provincial level and tries to hold governors accountable at the local level. The program aims to generate a sense of optimism in public about the fact that their life did change in the last 10 years to address a growing sense of disillusionment among public. The program also puts on spot the governors and provincial officials so that public can judge their competence and level of commitment by conducting in-depth interviews on socio-economic develop-funded directly through the government budget or international aid money.
The program compares the condition of the province and its development that existed 10 years ago and today so to give an opportunity to public to see changes that happened in their province.

BAZTAB -E-KHABAR

Baztabe khabar is one of Saba TV’s most specific & peculiar news program which is being broadcasts each evening reflecting the most recent incidents news across the country. By publishing Impartial, national, exact and the most recent news. Our news staff has always been trying to publish such accurate and exact news contents helping them prove that they are the true responders to the needs of our people in the field of news and information.

Omid

The name of the application in relation to children, is the production and publication. Hope documentary style report is based on the application of destitute children placed our camera, the image detail of her life. This publication positive effects in order to change the lives of these children have left; So that after the publication of a number of promising applications. Good people with moral and material support of the child, radical change in his life to bring.


SABA TV PRODUCTS

 

TALWASEY

Talwasey is a TV drama series which produced and broadcasted in Pashto language. It is mainly focused on drug related issues and its effects on society. Besides drugs it also presents the issues on human rights, justice and so on. This series entertains and educates the families about all social, economical, cultural and religious aspects of the related issues.

Saba TV was the legal broadcaster of 16th Asian Games, Asian Cricket and Asian Volleyball Matches. Sport related news was regularly broadcasted through Saba TV. In addition, European clubs football matches were also broadcasted as live through Saba TV. The programs were appreciated by People.

 

Special Programs

In addition to the other routine programs, Saba TV had also broadcasted some special programs:

DISTANCE-LEARNING PROGRAMS

Saba TV using its 2nd channel provides new type of telecast to 21 schools in 4 districts (Sayed Khel, Charikar, Bagram and
Jabal Saraj) of Parwan province. The telecast has also call-in facility which lets the audience to make calls and ask questions from trainers.

16 Days Activism Campaign on Elimination of Violence against Women:

A 90 minutes especial program on 16 days activism campaign on elimination of violence against women was produced and broadcasted by Saba TV. The program was organized with participation of representatives from civil society and human rights organization .

Especial programs on Bonn 2nd Conference:

Along with organizing the Bonn 2nd Conference in Germany about Afghanistan, Saba TV also made effort on for production and broadcast of especial programs on Bonn 2nd conference human rights organizations.

Organizing Concerts:

Saba TV is also looking to keep its audience happy especially A peace concert was organized in collaboration with SMO subunits including Gandahara Production, Saba TV, Nawa radio, Fajre Printing Press and campaign coalition at Hall of Estiqlal high school of Kabul. The concert was organized with participation of a good number of people. Three Afghan singers sang their songs on peace. The singers were; Shekib Sozan, Basher Aasim and Shafiq Mureed. At the end of the concert, the appreciation letters which were prepared by secretariat of campaign, presented for singers.

 

Contact Details

Haroon Hamdard

Media Manager
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S.Hewad Hashemi

Program Coordination Manager
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General:

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