Ekushey tv is a private terrestrial channel in Bangladesh. It’s broadcasts from Karwanbazar, Dhaka. Ekushey Television is the first private television channel in the history of Bangladesh. Its official transmission was started on April 14th in 2000. Ekushey consistently is the #1 rated channel in Bangladesh, with excellent shows and its own base audience.
In 2011 Ekushey become the first Bangladeshi channel to broadcast all its content line – online to viewers around the globe, through its official websites as well as viewers world.
The channel is popularly acknowledged as the voice of the nation and considered the most popular TV channel in Bangladesh due to its news, and other informative programs.
After being in operation for 2 years on August 29th, 2002 Managing Director Simon Dring and three other executive had their work permit cancelled and the station was taken off air.
However permission for the station to continue transmission once more was granted on April 14th in 2005. Transmission was resumed on December 1st in 2006. Its official transmission started 29th March in 2007, started 24 hours transmission on June 1.
Present chairman of ETV is Abdus Salam and programme director is Atiqual Haq Chowdhury. Its availability is nationwide and also North America, Middle East.
The Address of ETV is: Jahangir Tower (Opposite of Pan Pacific Sonargaon Hotel) Karwanbazar, Dhaka-1215, Bangladesh.