- Bangladesh Television (BTV)
Category: News and Media
Bangladesh Television (BTV) is a state-owned national television network of Bangladesh. BTV started its broadcast as Pakistan Television from DIT Bhaban (currently RAJUK Bhaban) on 25th December 1964. After the Independence of Bangladesh in 1971, it converted into Bangladesh Television. Since 1972, BTV has been working as a Government Television under the Ministry of Information. The Ministry controlls all administrative and financial management of BTV.
Bangladesh Television started full color transmission on 1st December 1980. Since its inception, BTV has been telecasting different programmes including Bangla Drama, Magazine, Talk Show, Songs & Dance Programme, Women's Development Programme, Educational Programme, Agriculture based Programme, Health & Family Planning Programme, Religious Programme, Economy & Business Programme etc. Apart from all these programmes, BTV also telecasts daily news bulletins both in English and Bangle. Moreover, BTV transmits red-letter day Programme, international Programme, Cricket, Football, and other significant sports’ live events.
Bangladesh Television (BTV) has a sub-center in Chittagong, established on 19th December 1996, and 14 transmit stations. Its main centre is located at Rampura in Dhaka. Bangladesh Television broadcasts 18-hour program terrestrially and 24-hour through its satellite partner “BTV World.” On 11th April 2004, BTV had begun “BTV World” satellite Transmission as a separate channel. Most of the BTV’s programmes are aired on “BTV World.” The slogan of BTV is “Bangladesh Television Khota Bole Desh, Mathe o Manusher” (Bangladesh Television talks about Country, Land and People).
Bangladesh Television (BTV):
TV Bhaban, Rampura,
Dhaka-1219 , BANGLADESH,
Phones : 88-02-933-0131>6,
Fax : 88-02-831-2927
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