BTV has a national channel which is broadcast from Dhaka. This transmission is relayed to the whole country via local relay stations in major cities of the country. There is also a regional station located in Chittagong which broadcasts local programmes in the evening. In the mid 1990 the national TV channel started to broadcast the news programs of BBC and CNN. In 2004, BTV started worldwide broadcasts through its satellite based branch, BTV World.
BTV is primarily financed through the television licence fees. Although it has produced many award-winning programmers, it has often been criticised for being the mouth-piece of the ruling government and their lack of quality entertaining programmers.
Sangsad TV (State-run)
Sangsad TV is another state owned television channel, owned by the Government of Bangladesh. It broadcasts the parliamentary activities of Bangladesh.
RTV started operation on 26 December 2005.It mainly broadcasts programs in Bengali.
Diganta Television is a private satellite TV channel in Bangladesh, founded in 2007. Diganta TV started formally broadcasting on the 27th August, 2008 with 16 hours of news and 8 hours of entertaining programs.
Desh TV started operation on 2007. DeshTV aims to stand out with the motto of bringing a change, creating new paths, new thoughts and help seeing the world with a new eye. With the objective of serving desh, which means the country, and the people
Channel i is a privately owned Television network in Bangladesh and the country’s first digital channel. It is owned by the Impress Group, among the largest conglomerates inBangladesh with interests in textiles, pharmaceuticals and media.
ATN Bangla is a Bengali language digital cable television channel. It transmits from its studio in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The channel is transmitted throughout South Asia, the Middle-East, Europe, and North America. The channel offers a wide variety of programming including news, movies, dramas, talk shows, and more.
ATN News is a 24/7 news channel in Bengali. It transmits from its studio in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The channel is transmitted throughout South Asia, the Middle-East, Europe, and North America.
Ekushey Television (ETV) was the first private terrestrial channel in Bangladesh. Official transmission began on April 14, 2000, after a very short time of transmission it became the voice of the nation and the most popular TV channel in Bangladesh through its news and other innovative programs.
Diganta Television is a private satellite TV channel in Bangladesh, founded in 2007. This is a project of Diganta Media Corporation, which is joined with one of its daily newspaper “‘The Daily Naiya Diganta”‘. Diganta TV started formally broadcasting on the 27th August, 2008 with 16 hours of news and 8 hours of entertaining programs.
Banglavision is a satellite TV channel broadcasted from Bangladesh.
Islamic TV is the first Islamic television station in Bangladesh. The owner of the channel is Said Iskandar, the younger brother of the Ex-Prime Minister Khaleda Zia.
Channel 9 is another television station in Bangladesh. channel 9 is 1st channel of 24 hours entertainment. It is so popular for BPL telecasting in start.