- Media of the Faroe Islands
Satellite television is also available in the Faroe Islands, although all of the channels are foreign based.
List of major media in the Faroese language
Recently Sjónvarp Føroya (Television of the Faroes) and Útvarp Føroya (Radio of the Faroes) merged into a new company called Kringvarp Føroya.
- SVF (since 1984). The only local TV station, today a part of Kringvarp Føroya.
- A satellite TV company used to relay MTV, BBC Prime, BBC World, and Eurosport, as well as Danish commercial TV into Tórshavn between 1989-2001.
- Since 2002 Televarpið (a subsidiary of the Faroese telecom company Føroya Tele) has distributed Sjónvarp Føroya and international channels through its digital terrestrial network, which include DR1, DR2, TV2, TV2 Sport, TV3, TV3+, Kanal 4, Kanal 5, 6'eren, NRK1, Visjon Norge, MTV, VH1, BBC Entertainment, BBC World News, Eurosport Cartoon Network, Discovery Channel, Animal Planet, Disney Channel, National Geographic Channel, Canal+ Comedy, Canal+ First, Canal+ Sport 1, Canal+ Sport 2.
- Kringvarp Føroya started in 1957 as Útvarp Føroya. Merged with Sjónvarp Føroya 1 January 2007 to form Kringvarp Føroya.
- Atlantic Radio, short-lived 24 hour station.
- Útvarp Føroya
- Rás 2 (Channel 2) was, after Atlantic Radio stopped, established as an alternative to the state owned Útvarp Føroya (hence the "2" in its name)
- Lindin, a Christian radio station.
- Dimmalætting the oldest newspaper on the islands, dating back to 1878. Published five times a week.
- Sosialurin, established in 1927. Originally it was a political newspaper associated with Faroese social democrats, but in 2006 the Islands' Social Democratic Party sold the newspaper. It is also published five times a week.
- Vinnuvitan, a business newspaper.
- Norðlýsið, a local newspaper mainly for the northern part of the islands.
- Vikublaðið, a weekly newspaper. It is the only newspaper that is free, so is the most widely read newspaper on the Islands.
- Kvinna, a women's magazine established in 2004.
- Frøði, a local science magazine.
- Land og Fólk
- OutsiderMagazine, Vencil, Varðin: cultural magazines.
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