Television and Radio

Television is the biggest medium for news in Bangladesh. There were 15 television stations in 1999. In 2006, there were 15AM and 13FM radio stations available. Currently There are more than 100 TV Channels in Bangladesh.

State TV Channels

NameLanguage(s)EstablishedBase
Bangladesh Television (BTV)1BengaliMarch 1965Rampura, Dhaka
Sangsad TVBengaliJanuary 2011Rampura, Dhaka
BTV WorldBengali2005Rampura, Dhaka

1 Terrestrial networks
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Private TV Channels

NameLanguage(s)GenreEstablishedBase
ATN BanglaBengaliEntertainmentJuly 15, 1998Kawran Bazar, Dhaka
BanglavisionBengaliEntertainmentMarch 31, 2005Dhaka
Channel IBengaliEntertainmentOctober 1, 1999Dhaka
Desh TVBengaliEntertainmentMarch 26, 2009Malibagh, Dhaka
Ekushey TelevisionBengaliEntertainmentApril 14, 2000Kawran Bazar, Dhaka
NTVBengaliEntertainment2003Karwan Bazar, Dhaka
RTVBengaliEntertainment2005Karwan Bazar, Dhaka
Boishakhi TVBengaliEntertainment2004Mohakhali, Dhaka
Mohona TVBengaliEntertainment2010Mirpur, Dhaka
ATN NewsBengaliNewsJune 7, 2010Kawran Bazar, Dhaka
Channel 9BengaliEntertainment2010Tejgaon, Dhaka
Maasranga TVBengaliEntertainment
Independent TelevisionBengaliNews2010Tejgaon, Dhaka
Somoy TVBengaliNewsDhaka
SA TVBengaliEntertainment2013Dhaka
Gaan BanglaBengaliMusic2013Dhaka
Channel 24BengaliEntertainment2013Tejgaon, Dhaka
ekattor.tvBengaliNews2013
Gazi TV (GTV)BengaliEntertainment2013Segun Bagicha, Dhaka
Jamuna TVBengaliEntertainment2014Boshundhora, Dhaka
Channel 16BengaliMusic
Asian TVBengali
Bijoy TVBengaliEntertainment

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Foreign Broadcasts

News media

Bangladesh has a vibrant news media both in Bangla and  English. Additional information is available at our news section.