Bangla TV UK Britain’s First Satellite Bangla Channel Serving Over Two Million Bengali Viewers in The UK And Europe. Bangla TV was officially launched on 16th September 1999, although test transmission began on 16th December 1998. Bangla TV is the first and most popular Bangla language television channel in Europe.
Bangla TV is the first and most popular Bangla language television channel outside South-Asian Sub-continent. Bangla TV not only created a new media but also an opportunity to share its own stories in own language among the Bangla speaking community in the UK and Europe.
Now after 17 years of successful broadcasting; Bangla TV is the most powerful vehicle to reach out to 1.2 million strong Bangla speaking Diaspora in the UK and Europe.
Bangla TV's transmission begins on 16th September 1999. Bangla TV broadcasting from London for one of the biggest minority communities in the UK. About 700k Bengali speaking people are now living in the UK and another 700k living in EU countries. Before 1999 there was no Television channel for Bengali speaking people in this region.
Bangla TV was not an introduction for this community but also it creates the opportunity for the Bengali community to think and share with the Media world in their own language.