TRT World is a TV channel serving as the international branch of the state-owned Turkish Radio and Television Corporation.[2]

In 1990, TRT started an international TV station "TRT int", but in 2009 the company decided to cease its operation and focus on a new project, targeting much wider audience range. TRT World started the initial test broadcast on 18 May 2015 on beta.trtworld.com[3][4] and has become fully operational on June 30, 2015. The channel is now active on several satellite networks, such as Türksat 3A,[5] and live broadcast on the website, . Channel claims to serve news to you in humanitarian perspective.[6] TRT also owns 15.70% of Euronews, pan-European oriented news channel.