ITN channel

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The ITN Channel
ITN channel logo
Country Sri Lanka
Broadcast area Sri Lanka
Website www.itn.lk

The ITN channel is a television channel which broadcasts in Sri Lanka. It is the flagship television channel of the Independent Television Network Limited, a state governed television and radio broadcaster in Sri Lanka.[1]

History[edit]

The ITN channel was launched on the 13th of April 1979.[1] The channel was the first terrestrial television channel in Sri Lanka and was the pioneer of colour television transmission in Sri Lanka.[2]

Frequency and coverage[edit]

ITN coverage extends to approximately 99% of the island of Sri Lanka.[3] ITN broadcasts on the following frequencies; VHF Ch9, VHF Ch 12 and VHF Ch 24. The channel is also streamed live via the The ITN Channel website

Programmes[edit]

The channel primarily broadcasts content in the Sinhala language with daily news broadcasts in Tamil and English languages.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b The ITN Channel. "About ITN". Retrieved 2009-12-31. 
  2. ^ Sunday Observer Reporters (2009-09-13). "Digital future". Sunday Observer. Retrieved 2009-12-31. 
  3. ^ The ITN Channel. "Receiving ITN". Retrieved 2009-12-31.