Television in Bangladesh

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.

Terrestrial networks

Name Ownership Language(s) Established
Bangladesh Television (BTV) State-owned Bengali March 1965
Sangsad TV State Owned Bengali January 2011

Satellite networks

Name Ownership Language(s) Genre Established Base Satellite
ATN Bangla Private Bengali Entertainment July 15, 1998 Kawran Bazar, Dhaka Apster 2R, Frequency 3985, Symbol Rate 3700, Polarization Horizantal, Location 76.5* East, Sec 3/4,
Dish Network (USA) - Channel 806
Sky (UK & Ireland) - Channel 827
Banglavision Private Bengali Entertainment 2005 Dhaka Apster 2R, Frequency 4049, Symbol Rate 4300, Polarization Horizantal, Location 76.5* East, Sec 3/4
BTV World State Owned Bengali Entertainment 2005 Rampura, Dhaka AsiaSat 3S, Frequency 3710, Symbol Rate 11395, Polarization Vertical, Location 105.5° East, Sec 3/4
Channel I Private Bengali Entertainment 1999 Dhaka Apster 2R, Frequency 4034, Symbol Rate 4300, Polarization Horizantal, Location 76.5* East, Sec 3/4
Dish Network (USA) - Channel 806
Sky (UK & Ireland) - Channel 844
BTV State Owned Bengali Entertainment 1965 Rampura, Dhaka AsiaSat 3S, Frequency 3710, Symbol Rate 11395, Polarization Vertical, Location 105.5° East, Sec 3/4
Desh TV Private Bengali Entertainment March 26, 2009 Malibagh, Dhaka Apster 2R, Frequency 4016, Symbol Rate 4016, Polarization Horizantal, Location 76.5* East, Sec 3/4

Sky Channel 850

Diganta Television Private Bengali Entertainment 2007 Purana Paltan, Dhaka Apster 2R, Frequency 4163, Symbol Rate 4340, Polarization Horizantal, Location 76.5* East, Sec 3/4
Orbital Position : 76.5°E
Polarization : Horizontal
Ekushey Television Private Bengali Entertainment April 14, 2000 Kawran Bazar, Dhaka Apster 2R, Frequency 3787, Symbol Rate 4600, Polarization Horizantal, Location 76.5* East, Sec 2/3
Islamic TV Private Bengali Religious 2007 Hatirpul, Dhaka Apster 2R, Frequency 4146, Symbol Rate 3600, Polarization Horizantal, Location 76.5* East, Sec 3/4
NTV Private Bengali Entertainment 2003 Karwan Bazar, Dhaka Apster 2R, Frequency 4175, Symbol Rate 4285, Polarization Horizantal, Location 76.5* East, Sec 3/4
Dish Network (USA) - 4173H MHz
BSkyB (UK) - Channel 852
RTV Private Bengali Entertainment 2005 Karwan Bazar, Dhaka Apster 2R, Frequency 4169, Symbol Rate 4285, Polarization Horizantal, Location 76.5* East, Sec 3/4
Mohona TV Private Bengali Entertainment 2010 Mirpur, Dhaka Apster 2R, Frequency 4004, Symbol Rate 4340, Polarization Horizantal, Location 76.5* East, Sec 3/4
ATN News Private Bengali 24 hour News and current affairs 2010 Kawran Bazar, Dhaka Apster 2R, Frequency 3998, Symbol Rate 3200, Polarization Horizantal, Location 76.5* East, Sec 3/4
Channel 9 Private Bengali Entertainment 2010 Tejgaon, Dhaka Apster 7, Frequency 3793, Symbol Rate 4443, Polarization Horizantal, Location 76.5* East, FEC 3/4
Independent Television Private Bengali 24 Hours News Channel 2010 Tejgaon, Dhaka, Apster 2R, Frequency 4113, Symbol Rate 3695, Polarization Horizantal, Location 76.5* East, Sec 3/4
Boishakhi TV Private Bengali Entertainment - Mohakhali, Dhaka, Apster 2R,Frequency 4009 , Symbol Rate 4300 Kb/s, Polarization Horizantal, Location 76.5* East, Sec 3/4
Somoy TV Private Bengali 24 Hours News Channel -

See also

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