Independent Television starts test transmission

-- October 20, 2010

Dhaka, Oct 20 ( — Independent Television Limited, one of the first 24-hour news channels in the country, started its test transmission on Wednesday afternoon.

Independent Television's editorial and production teams feature a strong combination of talent and experience, both local and international, according to a statement signed by its chief editor Toufique Imrose Khalidi.

Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory chairman Zia Ahmed also confirmed the news to

Independent is the first Bangladeshi channel to use cutting edge Mpeg-4 technology.



  • A specialized institute that works for the holistic development of children with special educational needs through different programs
  • Include early childhood development programs (ECD), special schooling, therapeutic interventions, medical and neuro-developmental assessment, leisure time and co-curricular activities, training for the teachers, parents and integrated services

Other CSR Initiatives

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  • Charity contributions through the Gono Sahajjo Songstha (GSS) for the educational sector for the unprivileged
  • Free drugs during natural calamities and distribution of clothing during winter
  • As part of BEXIMCO Group’s focus on society development, Fazlur Rahman Foundation has established a project called "FRF Diagnostic Centre". The project provides health screening services for Beximco Pharmaceuticals and Beximco Antibiotics Industries employees.
  • Sponsoring events and national sport stars and teams
  • Official sponsor of the Bangladesh National Cricket team for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2011
  • Official sponsor of the FIFA friendly match between Argentina and Nigeria held in September, 2011