Is OQAAB DTH is the first Afghanistan DTH Service starting 1st August 2019?

It’s all over in the news and on Youtube that Oqaab DTH first Afganistan DTH service is coming soon. Is this news true? The answer is NO. The Oqaab is not a DTH (Direct to Home) service but it’s an old DTT (Digital Terrestrial Television) Network Service.

Afganistan Oqaab Launch Date:

The first-ever Afghanistan DTT (Digital Terrestrial Television) Network service is going to be launched on 1st of August 2019.

How Oqaab DTT Will Work:

As mentioned above the Oqaab Afghanistan DTT network will work on the old Antenna Signals bases. The user will have to boost an outdoor antenna which is then connected with the Oqaab Box.

Just like any other DTT network. The Oqaab Afghanistan DTT service will telecast its transmission using the large Broadcast Towers in and around the Cities. The users have to install a UHF Antenna on Rooftops to get the signals.

While the Antenna cable is then connected to Oqab Terrestrial Digital Tuner Box provided by the company. Which is going to be connected with Television or LED sets using TV/AV cables or the HDMI cable provided in the box.

Oqaab DTT network Explained in Pictures

Oqaab Box Price:

The official Oqaab Box price is not yet been disclosed but there are many retailers enlisted in and around Kabul city. All of them will be provided with the latest DTT box including the TV/AV cables and HDMI cables.

Oqaab DTH Box

Oqaab DTH Channels List:

The owners at Oqaab Afghanistan have claimed that their first-ever DTT network service will come with 66 Channels. Both SD and HD channels added in the list. There are many Pakistan DTH and India DTH channels added to this list.

Channel NumberTV ChannelQualityLanguageCategory/Group
1Quran TVHDArabicReligious
2Sunnah TVHDArabicReligious
3RTASDDari/PashtoGeneral Entertainment
4RTA NewsSDDari/PashtoNews
5ShamshadSDPashtoGeneral Entertainment
6KhurshidSDDariGeneral Entertainment
7KhawarSDDariGeneral Entertainment
8ARY Digital AsiaSDUrduGeneral Entertainment
1111 TVSDDariGeneral Entertainment
12Gem DramaSDFarsiDrama
13Gem TVSDFarsiGeneral Entertainment
14MaxxSDFarsiGeneral Entertainment
15BBC PersianSDFarsiNews
16Meshrano JargaSDDari/PashtoPolitics
189X JalwaSDHindiMusic
19TamadonSDDariGeneral Entertainment
21Rishtey cineplexSDHindiMovie
22Big MagicSDHindiGeneral Entertainment
23ARY MusicSDUrdoMusic
26Sony PalSDHindiDrama
27Cheragh Medical TVSDDariMedical
28Jawanan AfghanistanSDDariGeneral Entertainment
29Zee Anmol CenimaSDHindiMovie/Drama
30Afghanistan-e- ManSDDariGeneral Entertainment
32Sahara FilmySDHindiMovie/Music
33B4U MovieSDHindiMovie/Music
34Gem LifeSDFarsiDocumentary
35Star Utsav MoviesSDHindiMovie/Drama
36MC EUSDTurkishReligious
38Gem TravelSDFarsiDocumentary
39ARY-ZindagiSDUrdoGeneral Entertainment
41National Geographic FarsiSDFarsiDocumentary
43BBC World NewsSDEnglishNews
45Aljazira EnglishSDEnglishNews
46Aljazira ArabicSDArabicNews
47Sony MixSDHindiMusic
48Press TVHDEnglishNews
49Gem FoodSDFarsiCooking
51ManotoSDFarsiGeneral Entertainment
52MTV BeatsSDHindiMusic
53Sony WahSDHindiMovie
55Gem BollywoodSDFarsiDrama
56Star Sport FirstSDHindiSport
57Sahara OneSDHindiGeneral Entertainment
60B4U MusicSDHindiMusic
61National Geographic ArabicHDArabicDocumentary
62Abu Dhabi Sport 1SDArabicSport
63U ToonSDFarsiCartoon
64Gem JuniorSDFarsiCartoon
65DD SportSDHindiSport

Oqaab DTT Service Area:

Initially the Oqaab services will only start in and around Capital Kabul. As seen in this coverage area, the main broadcasting towers have been installed around the Kabul City. So users from the city can buy the Oqaab DTT box and install to proceed.

Oqaab Afghanistan Coverage Area

Afghanistan Oqaab DTT distributers:

1Dasht-e-BarchiYaser Mahmod zada Market, 1st Floor07881446928:00-6:00
2Kotai SangiAsia Market, 1st Floor07863050528:00-6:00
3Kart-e-NawNanwaye bus stop, mobile market, 2nd Floor07751540218:00-6:00
4Shahr-e-NawMaster Hewad LTD, 1st Floor07744114268:00-6:00
53Th MakroryanQazi Plaza, 1th Floor07001988008:00-6:00
6Jade Nader PashtonZarnegar Market, 1st Floor07945060378:00-6:00
7Da AfghananGhani Zai, 1st Floor07845683708:00-6:00
8Sarak DarulamanPassport Department Street, Charai Sae, 1st Floor07442638908:00-6:00
9Arzan QimatCharahi Mamuryat, Opposite to Municipality 12, 2nd Floor07741834887:00-6:00
10Pul-e-SorkhMetro Super Market, 1st Floor07944004047:00-6:00
11Sarai ShamaliHofian, 2nd Floor07886371357:00-6:00
12Shahr-e-NawDay technologies07933330008:00-6:00
13Jade Nader PashtonSediq Omer ,1st floor shop no 1207000102318:00-6:00
14FroshgahBakhtar Markit07864510638:00-6:00
15Shar-e-NawCity Walk,Wave Technology07878008888:00-6:00
16Licye MaryamZam Zam Market,2nd Floor, Qasr Chini Alamarat – Kabul07002930928:00-6:00
17Licye MaryamHaidarzada Market,2nd Floor, Royal Store – Kabul07994453308:00-6:00
18licye MaryamApposite of Bank-e- Milli, Khisht Okhtif,1st Floor, Hashmat Brothers Mobile Store – Kabul07914444448:00-6:00
19CompanyKhaliqi Market,2nd Floor, Mohamd Arif Electronic Store – Kabul07755050598:00-6:00
20DehboriGolayi-e-Dawa Khana, Nabizad Market, 1st Floor, Foroshgah Cristal – Kabul07831096618:00-6:00
21Sara-e-ShamaliAfsotar Plaza, 1st Floor, Mobile Market,Zemarai Behzad Mobile Sara-e – Kabul07908888688:00-6:00
22Arzan QimatChaharahi-e- Botkhak,, 1st Floor, Bilal Hilal Mobile store – Kabul07883350118:00-6:00

Stay tuned for the latest news regarding Oqaab DTH services.

Source: Oqaab Afghanistan.

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1 Comment

  1. Dear Pakistan DTH network,

    thank you for your article about Oqaab. Please let us clarify that yes, Oqaab is a DTT network, broadcasting now in 5 major provinces in Afghanistan. But we launched in August our DTH Pay TV network HD+. The receiver price is 2,700 AFN and you can receive over 250 TV channels with our premium STB.


    your friends @Oqaab

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