IBC Tamil

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IBC Tamil
IBC Tamil
Founded at1997, United Kingdom
HeadquartersUnited Kingdom
  • London
ServicesTV, Radio, Online

IBC Tamil (The International Broadcasting Corporation for Tamil) is a mass media company offering 24-hour television, radio and online services to the Sri Lankan Tamil diaspora. Headquartered in London, the company is licensed and regulated under European media law.

In 2015, the company announced that it invested £2 million in state-of-the-art digital studio equipment. The channel now produces nearly all its video content in High Definition (HD) through its studios in UK, India & Sri Lanka. IBC Tamil is available on several third party DTH satellite and OTT platforms around the world such as Asian Television Network, YuppTV and YouTube[1]

Lately in 2021, IBC Tamil is rebranded fully as International Broadcasting Corporation Limited (IBC) in London and appointed Aninda Bhowmik as its Chief Executive Officer.


IBC Tamil was launched as a radio station in London in 1997. Since then, the media institution has operated under different organizations. From 2014 onwards, it is owned and run by London Tamil Media Ltd who, in April 2015, expanded the organization to include the television channel as well as a revamped news website updated round the clock.

IBC Tamil Television[edit]

IBC Tamil Television was launched in April 2015 at a ceremonial event in London. Over 1500 people including prominent media personnel, celebrities and leading artists in the Tamil community attended the launch.

TV shows – current affairs and infotainment[edit]

IBC Tamil News[edit]

  • Vanakkam Thamil
  • Puthu Velichcham
  • Gnayiru Vanakkam
  • Unmayin Tharisanam
  • Yaathum Oore
  • Eela Thamilarum Sarvathesa Arasiyalum
  • Ilavarasi
  • Muranum Mudivum
  • Vanakkam Thaainaadu
  • Agam Puram
  • Sarvathesa Pulanayvu
  • Oorodu Uravaada
  • Dineshin thedal
  • Varthaga Nooku
  • Airoppiya Neram
  • France Neram
  • Kaalakkuri

TV shows – Game shows and entertainment[edit]

  • Nadana Raajas
  • Thangakural thedal
  • Paattukku Paattu
  • Thamilukku thangam
  • Short film express
  • Kaasu mela
  • Vanna Chittukkal
  • Anthi Varum Neram (5 shows a week)
  • Nadanthathu ennannaa
  • Thiraikku pinnal
  • Aaniye Pudunga Venam
  • Kollywood Pakkam
  • Vaadaa malar
  • Ithaya Veenai
  • Top 10 songs
  • Nilavai Pidippom (Kids Show)
  • Marma Kuzhal
  • Patthodu Pathinondu
  • Vilayadukalam
  • The Lasya's Vrindrani Awards

IBC Tamil Radio[edit]

Established in 1997, IBC Tamil radio is considered the largest and most popular radio station the Tamil diaspora. Its core audience is estimated to be over one million.[citation needed]

IBC Tamil News website[edit]

Ibctamil.com is a news website updated round the clock. The website covers all prominent events in World Affairs with a focus on Sri Lanka and South India. This website is ranked top 100 websites in Sri Lanka.[2]


[3] [4] [5]

  1. ^ IBC Tamil TV, IBC Tamil TV Live Stream, retrieved 7 February 2019
  2. ^ "ibctamil.com Competitive Analysis, Marketing Mix and Traffic - Alexa". ttt-572a72f9ed.hub.alexa.com. Archived from the original on 24 June 2021. Retrieved 22 June 2021.
  3. ^ "Asian Television Network – Canada – Multicultural – South Asian TV – ATN IBC Tamil". Asiantelevision.com. Retrieved 16 December 2017.
  4. ^ "IBC Tamil TV Network". Mediaworldasia.dk. Retrieved 16 December 2017.
  5. ^ LTD, Lankacom PVT. "The Island". Island.lk. Retrieved 16 December 2017.

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