List of television stations in Bangladesh

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The first television signal broadcast in Bangladesh was in 1964 by the then state-owned television network PTV. From then onwards BTV had a virtual monopoly until the late 1990s. Ever since then a number of stations had arrived. Many have also shut down in the process.

State-owned[edit]

Name Language(s) Established Base
Bangladesh Television (BTV)1 Bengali March 1965 Rampura, Dhaka
Sangsad TV Bengali January 2011 Rampura, Dhaka
BTV World Bengali 2005 Rampura, Dhaka

1 Terrestrial networks

Private[edit]

Name Language(s) Genre Established Base
ATN Bangla Bengali Entertainment July 15, 1998 Kawran Bazar, Dhaka
Banglavision Bengali Entertainment March 31, 2005 Dhaka
Channel I Bengali Entertainment October 1, 1999 Dhaka
Desh TV Bengali Entertainment March 26, 2009 Malibagh, Dhaka
Ekushey Television Bengali Entertainment April 14, 2000 Kawran Bazar, Dhaka
NTV Bengali Entertainment 2003 Karwan Bazar, Dhaka
RTV Bengali Entertainment 2005 Karwan Bazar, Dhaka
Boishakhi TV Bengali Entertainment 2004 Mohakhali, Dhaka
Mohona TV Bengali Entertainment 2010 Mirpur, Dhaka
ATN News Bengali News June 7, 2010 Kawran Bazar, Dhaka
Channel 9 Bengali Entertainment 2010 Tejgaon, Dhaka
Maasranga TV Bengali Entertainment
Independent Television Bengali News 2010 Tejgaon, Dhaka
Somoy TV Bengali News - Dhaka
SA TV Bengali Entertainment 2013 Dhaka
Gaan Bangla Bengali Music 2013 Dhaka
Channel 24 Bengali Entertainment 2013 Tejgaon, Dhaka
ekattor.tv Bengali News 2013
Gazi TV (GTV) Bengali Entertainment 2013 Segun Bagicha, Dhaka
Jamuna TV Bengali Entertainment 2014 Boshundhora, Dhaka
Channel 16 Bengali Music
Asian TV Bengali
Bijoy TV Bengali Entertainment [1]

Defunct channels[edit]

Name Language(s) Genre Established Base
Diganta Television Bengali Entertainment 2007 Purana Paltan, Dhaka
Islamic TV Bengali Religious 2007 Hatirpul, Dhaka
Channel One Bengali Entertainment 2006 Dhaka
CSB Bengali Entertainment 2007 Dhaka[2]

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