Television Channel In Bangladesh

Bangladesh is one of the most improving country right now. People of Bangladesh is entertainment lover. At present television is the best way to enjoy entertainment. There are others ways also but most of the people love to watch TV regularly. On this article you will know about Television channel in Bangladesh. Keep reading until the end of the article.

TV channel in Bangladesh

Before get started, make sure about one thing; Bangladesh has two types of TV channel. Those are: State owned and Privately owned. State owned TV channels are owned by the government of Bangladesh and private means non Government.

BTV – Bangladesh Television

BTV logo
BTV Logo

BTV is the first television of Bangladesh. In our early life I mean when Bangladesh has not many television like today. Our partners and grandparents used to watch BTV. That time it was the only way to get recent news. Can you forget BTV? Never! That’s why I have included in the first position of the best television in Bangladesh.

BTV was owned on 1964 as Pakistan Television when Bangladesh was East Pakistan. After the independent in 1971, it has changed name as Bangladesh Television (BTV). First time it was only black and white. It started broadcasting in full colour in 1980. Right now BTV has huge number of viewers. According to the updated statistics, it received more than 2 million from the 17 stations.

Established25 December 1964
OwnerGovernment of Bangladesh
Changed Name1971
Started Full Colour Broadcasting1980
HeadquartersRampura, Dhaka
Broadcasting areasAsia, Middle East and Africa
Notable Domestic ProgramIttyadi
Notable International ProgramAlif Laila
Official Website

ATN Bangla

ATN Bangla logo
ATN Bangla logo

ATN Bangla is a famous TV channel in Bangladesh owned by a Multimedia Production Company. It started journey on 16 July 1997 in South Asia. It was the first satellite based Bangladeshi channel. It has been broadcasting programs in several countries. ATN Bangla started broadcasting in Europe in 2001. In Bangladesh, it transmits programs from the studio that is situated in Dhaka, Bangladesh. First time it was not a news channel. It started broadcasting news in August 2001. Right now, the channel offers various programs, including news, dramas, movies, TV shows and more. It has been telecasting for more than 22 years and focusing on quality.

Launched16 July 1997
OwnerMultimedia Production Company
Broadcasting AreasBangladesh, South Asia, North America and Europe
HeadquartersDhaka, Bangladesh
Sister channelATN News
Notable ProgramAmrao pari
Award32nd International Emmy Awards
Official Website
YouTube ChannelATN Bangla News

GTV – Gazi Television

GTV logo
GTV logo

GTV is popular TV channel in Bangladesh. It was launched on 12 June 2012. Golam Dosotogir Gazi is the owner of GTV. Basically, it’s known as sports channel in Bangladesh. Most of the cricket match are broadcast on GTV. If you are a cricket lover, you know GTV very well. It is not only sports channel but also offers various programs, including movies, news, dramas, talk shows and more. The studio of the GTV is situated in Dhaka, Bangladesh. GTV is the official broadcaster of Bangladesh cricket board and Bangladesh premier league.

Founded12 June 2012
OwnerGazi Satellite Television Limited & Golam Dosotogir Gazi
Headquarters25 Segun Bagicha, Dhaka-1100
AvailabilitySatellite, Cable and IPTV
Broadcast areaBangladesh
YouTube ChannelGTV News
Official Website
Facebook PageClick to visit


NTV logo
NTV logo

According to our research, NTV is the number four TV channel in Bangladesh. It was founded in 2003 by Mosaddek Ali Falu. He was a businessman and renowned political. Owner Mosaddek Ali was leader and vice president of the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP). It’s one of the most viewed TV channel in this country that covers various programs, including political, educational, soap operas news and religious program as well.

It is the broadcaster of one of the most popular religious program “PHP Quraner Alo”. The motto of the channel is “Towards the future with time”. If you translate it into Bengali, the meaning will be “Somoyer sathe agamir pothe”. It has a huge number of viewers around the country. The channel offers interesting drama, even it has a YouTube channel only for dramas called “NTV Natok”.

LaunchedFebruary 2003
OwnerInternational Television Channel Ltd. By Mosaddek Ali Falu
HeadquartersBSEC BHABAN (6th Floor)Karwan BazarDhakaBangladesh
Broadcast AreasBangladesh, North America, Global (Asia, Africa, Europe, Australia)

3 Satellite and Cable, 1 IPTV
Broadcast LanguageBengali
Official Website
YouTube ChannelNTV Live

Somoy TV

Somoy TV logo
Somoy TV logo

Somoy TV is the Bangladeshi news channel that received permission from the government republic of Bangladesh. It has got a licence called NOC in 2009. After that it was broadcast experimentally in 10 October 2010, and launched commercially in 17 April 2011. The channel uses the first Bangladeshi satellite called Bangabandhu-1 and casts news for 24 hours. To being updated with the latest news, somoy television is the auto choice. Although it is not an old channel but enough popular. The main reason is that the program called “News Bulletin”. Which is broadcasting live news all time. Viewers can directly enjoy news from Official YouTube channel.

Launched17 April 2011
Headquarters89, Bir Uttam CR Dutta Road, Banglamotor, Dhaka
Broadcast AreaBangladesh
YouTube ChannelSomoy TV
Official Website


RTV logo
RTV logo

RTV is another well-known private TV channel in Bangladesh. It was established on 26 December 2005. The channel offers various interesting program and shows. It started broadcasting online live in 2012 through the Viewers world website. On 26 February 2007, a tragic incident happened in RTV office. As a result three people were died and almost hounded were injured. After that, the station was temporarily removed from the aircraft. The slogan of the RTV is “Today’s and Tomorrow’s” that’s mean “Aj ebong Agamir”.

Launched26 December 2005
OwnerBengal Media Corporation Limited
HeadquartersBSEC BHABAN, Karwan Bazar, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Broadcast AreasOnly Bangladesh
Slogan Today’s and Tomorrow’s
YouTube ChannelRTV Live
Official Website

Ekushey Television

Ekushey TV logo
Ekushey TV logo

Ekushey TV is another private TV channel in Bangladesh. If was founded on 14 April 2000. It’s the first private television channel in Bangladesh that provides national and international news. Also, it’s the first channel of Bangladesh to share live news around the globe through the official website. It has been broadcasting various types of programs, including Talk show, Children News, Drama, Exploring culture, Educational documentaries, and more over 20 years. Right now, it’s considered as one of the most popular channel in this country.

Launched14 April 2000
HeadquartersKawran Bazar, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Slogan“Committed to Change” In Bengali “Poribortone Ongikarboddo”
Official Website
YouTube ChannelEkushey Television – ETV

Independent Television

Independent TV logo
Independent TV logo

Independent TV is another notable private channel in Bangladesh that provides 24/7 news around the country. It received broadcasting licence from the government republic of Bangladesh in March, 2010 and launched on 20 October 2010. Bangladeshi Export Import Company BEXIMCO is the founder of Independent TV. It’s a popular channel for political news. Although it is a news channel but also provides several programs such as, entertainment, shows on culture, business, and more. Users can also download those programs through official website.

Launched20 October 2010
CEO & FounderBeximco
HeadquartersTejgaon I/A, Dhaka 1208, Bangladesh
Official Website
YouTube ChannelIndependent Television

Channel i

Channel I logo
Channel I logo

Channel i is another private channel in Bangladesh. It offers various news about the country. It’s the first digital channel in Bangladesh founded on 01 October 1999 by Impress Group. Md. Faridur Reza Sagor is the CEO of this channel. Although it is the 9th ranking TV channel in Bangladesh but it has been competing top 5 TV channel in Bangladesh. As a non-terrestrial channel, it has highest market share in the country.

Launched1 October 1999
OwnerImpress Group
CEOMd. Faridur Reza Sagor
Headquarters40, Shahid Tajuddin Ahmed Sarani, Tejgaon I/A, Dhaka-1208, Bangladesh
Broadcast areaBangladesh, South Asia, North America
Offical Website
YouTube ChannelChannel I News

Maasranga Television

Maasranga TV logo
Maasranga TV logo

Maasranga TV is another private channel in Bangladesh. It got broadcasting permission from the government republic of Bangladesh in 2010 and launched on 30 July 2011. It telecast various programs in full HD quality which attracts viewers. Generally, it’s known for live sports, including cricket and football. It’s the broadcaster of Bangladesh premier league. It’s also popular for hourly news. Right now, it considered as an advanced private TV channel in Bangladesh.

Launched30 July 2011
OwnerSquare Group
Headquarters2 Bir Uttam Ziaur Rahman Road, Banani, Dhaka 1213
Broadcasting AreasBangladesh
Official Website
YouTube ChannelMaasranga TV Official


Bangladesh has huge number of population. That’s why all of the TV channel has a lot of viewers and it’s increasing significantly. Those are the most popular Television channel in Bangladesh. Hopefully Bangladesh will keep this improvement and make a good position in the world.

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