Muslim Television Ahmadiyya (MTA) is the global satellite TV network consisting of 4 international channels run and funded by the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community. The first channel, MTA 1 was officially launched on 31 January 1992. The station started with weekly transmissions every Friday and Initially it was named AMP or Ahmadiyya Muslim Presentation. The name was afterwards changed to Muslim Television Ahmadiyya or MTA International and then to MTA1 (MTA Al-Ula). It started its daily transmissions on 7th January 2004. The channel was established by Mirza Tahir Ahmad. It became the First International Muslim channel to broadcast a host of Is.lamic programming. In the UK it is available on Sky (Channel 787) network as a free channel.