IRIB (Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting) is the governmental broadcaster of Iran and member of Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union. IRIB offers both national and international radio and television services. IRIB uses satellite and terrestrial broadcasting systems and has 13 international, 19 national and 34 local digital terrestrial TV services. IRIB also broadcasts audio contents through 33 international, 16 national and 38 local FM and AM radio services. IRIB provides partially audio and video content based on the IPTV/OTT platforms, as well. IRIB Research and Development department is responsible for innovation in broadcast/broadband technologies through the applicable researches and pilots project implementation.