Launched in March 2009, simultaneously with its sister channel Algeria 4, Algeria 5/Koran is an Algerian satellite TV station. Owned by ENTV (the National Television Company), this channel is exclusively devoted to the study of the Koran, the Muslim holy book. Available free on Hot Bird alongside several other channels from the Algerian national television network, it broadcasts every afternoon and evening between the hours of 4:00 p.m. and midnight.
All of the programmes on Algeria 5 revolve around the study of the scriptures. The schedule of programming consists mainly of Koranic preaching, live broadcasts of daily prayers and study sessions looking at the various precepts that the holy book teaches us. Devised and presented by esteemed scholars and luminaries of the Muslim faith, these religious programmes are intended to support young people in their daily search for truth. Aimed at the whole family, the remit of Algeria 5 is to promote the core values of Islam: love, tolerance, respect and discipline. For younger viewers, it offers a great opportunity to learn more about the prophet’s life and teachings, and an understanding of how to apply them to the everyday world.
Each day, the channel dedicates itself to bringing together all those Algerians who wish to cultivate their Muslim faith with the aid of thoughtful, well balanced programmes. So why not nurture your beliefs by tuning into Algeria 5 every evening from 4:00 p.m.?