South Asian Television (mostly known as SATV) is a Bangladeshi television channel which was launched on 19 January 2013. Its programming consists of newscasts, talk shows, dramas, national and international sports, music, movies and programmes centred on health, fashion and lifestyle.

Launched19 January 2013
Owned bySalah Uddin Ahmed
Picture format1080i HDTV
(downscaled to 16:9 576i for the SDTV feed)
Sloganসাথে আছি সবসময়য়
Broadcast areaBangladesh
HeadquartersGulshan, Dhaka
Formerly calledS.A. Channel (Pvt.) Ltd.

It is owned by SA Group, one of the largest transportation and real estate groups of the country.[1] SATV's head office is located in Gulshan 1, Dhaka.[2] Veteran film-maker Syed Salahuddin Zaki was the first Chief Operating Officer of the channel and Scott Robert Craig was the first Head of News.[3][4]


  1. "Bangladeshi Idol to hit TV Screens". The Daily Star. 2013-01-15. Retrieved 2015-04-30.
  2. "SATV begins test transmission". New Age. Dhaka. 2012-04-20.
  3. "Syed Salahuddin Zaki returns in filmmaking after 22 years". The New Nation. 2013-04-12. Archived from the original on 2013-04-11.
  4. "Media men urged not to compromise with objectivity". The Financial Express. Dhaka. 2013-02-11.
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