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 and has become fully operational on June 30, 2015. The channel is now active on several satellite networks, such as Türksat 3A, and live broadcast on the website, . Channel claims to serve news to you in humanitarian perspective. TRT also owns 15.70% of Euronews, pan-European oriented news channel.