RTV (Bangladeshi TV channel)

RTV (Bengali: আরটিভি) is a satellite television channel broadcast from Bangladesh. It was launched on 26 December 2005.[1] It mainly broadcasts programs in Bengali. The head office of this TV channel is in Kawran Bazar, Dhaka.

Rtv Logo
Owned byBengal Media Corporation Limited
Picture formatMPEG-2 / DVB
SloganToday's and Tomorrow's (আজ এবং আগামীর)
Broadcast areaBangladesh
HeadquartersBSEC BHABAN, Karwan Bazar, Dhaka, Bangladesh
WebsiteOfficial Website
Apstar-7 76.5°E4111H MHz
Dish Network (United States)Channel 805
BSkyB (UK)Channel 804
UCS (Bangladesh)Channel 2
Prisma Digital (Bangladesh)Channel 5
Satellite radio
UCS (Bangladesh)Channel 3

In 2012, RTV began to broadcast all its content live-online to viewers around the globe through the website Viewers World.


On 26 February 2007, a fire broke out at the building from which programs were broadcast; as a result, the station was taken off the air temporarily. Three people died and over 100 were injured in the blaze.

See also


  1. Another private TV channel RTV starts functioning from Dec 26 Archived 12 October 2006 at the Wayback Machine, The Bangladesh Observer, 11 November 2005.

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