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1971–present

BTV

After the Independence in 1971, the station renamed Bangladesh Television. It started broadcasting in full colour started in 1980. About 2 million televisions receive transmissions from the network's 17 relay stations.

BTV has a national channel which is broadcast from Dhaka. This transmission is relayed to the whole country via local relay stations in major cities of the country. There is also a regional station located in Chittagong which broadcasts local programmes in the evening. In the mid-1990s the national TV channel started to broadcast the news programs of BBC and CNN. In 2004, BTV started worldwide broadcasts through its satellite based branch, BTV World.

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