Bangladesh Television (Bengali: বাংলাদেশ টেলিভিশন), also known by the acronym BTV, is the state-owned Television network in Bangladesh. It started broadcasting as Pakistan Television in what was then East Pakistan on 25 December 1964. It was renamed Bangladesh Television after the independence in 1971. Broadcasts in full colour started in 1980. About 97% people of Bangladesh are enjoying BTV programs from the network's 17 relay stations.
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Launched: December 25, 1964
Owned by: Government of Bangladesh
Broadcast area: Asia, Middle East, Africa
Headquarters: Rampura, Dhaka
Sister channel(s): BTV World