GTV (Bangladesh)

GTV, also known as Gazi Television (lit. 'Ghazi TV'),[1] is a Bengali language digital cable television channel. The channel offers a variety of programming including news, movies, dramas, talk shows, sports like cricket and more. It is transmitted from its studio at Segun Bagicha in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The channel started broadcast in Bangladesh on 12 June 2012.[2]

GTV
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CountryBangladesh
Broadcast areaBangladesh
Headquarters25 Segun Bagicha, Dhaka-1100
Programming
Language(s)Bangla
Picture formatMPEG-2 16:9 SDTV HDTV
Ownership
OwnerGazi Satellite Television Limited and Golam Dastagir Gazi
History
Launched12 June 2012
Links
Websitegazitv.com

Broadcasting rightEdit

In 2014 this channel bought television broadcasting right from BCB for 1.56 billion (US$18 million) for 6 years (from 2014 to 2020).[3] In 2016 it also bought broadcasting rights of BPL from BCB.[4] This station is owned by Gazi Group which is owned by Golam Dastagir Gazi, the current minister and a member of the ruling Bangladesh Awami League party.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Biswas, Sailendra (2000). "Samsad Bengali-English dictionary. 3rd ed". Calcutta: Sahitya Samsad. p. 969.
  2. ^ গাজী টেলিভিশনে র যাত্রা শুরু কাল. The Daily Janakantha (in Bengali). Retrieved 30 May 2014.
  3. ^ সম্প্রচার স্বত্ব পেল গাজী টিভি. Prothom Alo. 17 May 2014. Retrieved 30 May 2014.
  4. ^ Rabbitholebd Entertainment (1 June 2018), Gtv Live, retrieved 3 June 2018