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.

This is a list of current and upcoming television stations in Bangladesh available on digital terrestrial, satellite and cable systems.

Public service broadcasters[edit]

Multichannel broadcasters[edit]

Multimedia production company[edit]

  • Asian Television Network (ATN)
    • ATN Bangla – privately owned 24-hour entertainment channel founded in 1997.
    • ATN UK – available in Europe as well as Bangladesh, ATN UK holds the official broadcasting rights of Emmy Award in Bangladesh.
  • ATN Music TV – 24-hour music channel.
  • ATN News – 24-hour news channel.
  • ATN Islamic TV – 24-hour religious-based channel.

International Television Limited[edit]

  • National Television (NTV)
    • NTV – 24-hour entertainment channel founded in 2003 by International Television Limited.
    • NTV2 – official broadcast expected in 2016.
    • NTV Europe – only available in Europe.

Impress Group[edit]

  • Channel I
    • Channel I – 24-hour entertainment channel founded in 1999, owned by Impress Group
    • Channel I Europe – only broadcasts in Europe

SA Group[edit]

Other channels[edit]

Currently broadcasting[edit]

  • Asian TV – 24-hour entertainment channel founded in 2013.
  • Banglavision – founded in 2006 as a 24-hour entertainment channel, owned by Shamol Media Limited.
  • Bijoy – founded in 2011 as a 24-hour lifestyle channel.
  • Boishakhi TV – privately owned entertainment channel owned by Destiny 2000 Limited.
  • Channel 16 – privately owned music channel operated by Insight Telecast Limited.
  • Channel 24 – a business-news channel owned by Times Media Limited.
  • Channel 9 – 24-hour entertainment-based channel owned by Virgo Media Limited. Official broadcaster of Bangladesh Premier League and MTV programming.
  • DeshTV
  • Ekattor – 24-hour HD news channel founded in 2012.
  • Ekushey
  • Gaan Bangla – 24-hour HD music channel founded in 2013.
  • GTV – privately owned entertainment-sports channel. Official broadcasting partner of Bangladesh national cricket team.
  • Independent – 24-hour HD news-business channel founded in 2010 by Beximco Group.
  • Jamuna TV – 24-hour HD news channel owned by Jamuna Group in 2014.
  • Massranga
  • Mohona TV
  • MyTV
  • RTV
  • Somoy
  • BanglaTV UK
  • Channel S
  • Millennium TV
  • Movie Bangla – 24-hour privately owned satellite movie channel launched in 2014.
  • TBN24 – North America-based entertainment channel.
  • SKTV – 24-hour satellite movie channel launched in 2015.
  • Iqra Bangla – Islamic religious-based satellite channel
  • RTM Asia – Christian religious-based satellite channel

Upcoming channels[edit]

  • Entertainment Channels:
    • SkyBangla
    • Magic
    • Sonar Desh
    • Green TV
    • Titas
    • Renaissance TV
    • Rangdhanu
    • EastWest Media
    • Channel 7
  • Music Channels:
    • MBTV
    • B Music
    • Amar Gaan
  • Movie Channels:
    • Jaaz
    • Utshav
    • Filmy
  • News Channels:
    • Channel 5
    • Express News
    • CHS
    • World TV
    • Channel 52
    • ATV
    • New Vision
    • Cambrian
    • Channel 21
    • News 24
  • Kids Channels:
    • Magic Kids
    • Deepto Bangla
    • Jadoo

References[edit]

See also[edit]