Channel 9 (Bangladesh)

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Channel 9
Channel9 bd.svg
Broadcast areaBangladesh
HeadquartersPanthapath, Dhaka-1215, Bangladesh
Picture format16:9 SDTV
OwnerVirgo Media Limited
Launched8 April 2011
ReplacedNTV (UK and Ireland)

Channel 9 is a satellite TV channel from Bangladesh. It began its test transmission on 8 April 2011. It had the rights to broadcast the Bangladesh Premier League and La Liga.

On 14 April 2012, the channel launched on Sky in the United Kingdom and Ireland, where it replaced NTV.[1] The channel was broadcast free-to-air on Eutelsat 28A. This closed on 27 June 2014 and was replaced by Iqra Bangla, a sister channel to Iqra TV. It has been rumoured that Channel 9 will launch on Talk Talk Youview platform but no further information has been released.

Key people[edit]

Chairman: Syeda Mahbuba Akhter, wife of retired Major General Syed Shafayetul Islam, son of Syed Nazrul Islam.[2]

Managing Director: Enayetur Rahman Bappy is the Managing Director of Channel 9. He resigned from NTV and joined the company.[3]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Channel 9 takesover NTV on Sky Digital EPG". BizAsia. 16 April 2012. Archived from the original on 20 April 2012.
  2. ^ "10 more TV stations". 12 October 2010.
  3. ^ "Ntv MD Bappy quits". 5 September 2011.

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