Bangabandhu-1 satellite

October 2, 2019
October 2, 2019

PM opens TV channels’ broadcast using Bangabandhu-1 satellite

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurates the commercial transmission of all local private television channels using the feed of country’s first communication satellite Bangabandhu-I (BS-I) as she addresses a function on the occasion at a city hotel.

December 23, 2018
December 23, 2018

Local TV channels using Bangabandhu-1 satellite

Seven private television stations and three channels of state-run Bangladesh Television have started airing programmes using Bangabandhu-1, the country's first communication satellite.

November 10, 2018
November 10, 2018

Bangladesh takes full control of Bangabandhu-1

Thales Alenia Space which developed Bangladesh's first geostationary communications satellite, Bangabandhu-1, yesterday handed over its transmission and operation management to Bangladesh.

August 1, 2018
August 1, 2018

Hasina opens Bangabandhu Satellite's two ground stations

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday expressed her firm conviction that Bangabandhu Satellite-1 would play a pivotal role in overall development of the country.

July 31, 2018
July 31, 2018

Bangabandhu Satellite: PM to open two ground stations today

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will today inaugurate two ground stations for Bangabandhu Satellite-1, the country's first satellite.

July 8, 2018
July 8, 2018

Bangabandhu satellite to link 39,000 ships at sea

Bangabandhu-1 satellite will provide the connectivity to around 39,000 ships in the Bay and the inland ports of the country in a year.

May 23, 2018
May 23, 2018

Bangabandhu-1 reaches its slot in space

Bangabandhu-1, the first commercial satellite of the country, reached its orbital slot on 119.1 degrees east yesterday.

May 13, 2018
May 13, 2018

BNP demands disclosure of money spent on Bangabandhu-1

BNP senior leader Moudud Ahmed demands the government make public the total amount of money spent on launching Bangabandhu-1 Satellite in the space.

May 13, 2018
May 13, 2018

SpaceX launches Bangabandhu-1 with most powerful Falcon 9 rocket

SpaceX blasts off its newest and most powerful Falcon 9 rocket, known as the Block 5, to launch the first communications satellite for Bangladesh called Bangabandhu Satellite-1, marking a leap forward in re-usability for the California-based aerospace company.

May 12, 2018
May 12, 2018

Bangabandhu-1 to open doors for huge opportunities

Bangladesh becomes a member of the exclusive club of satellite-owning countries as its first commercial satellite was launched to space in the early hours of today (Bangladesh Time 2:14am), opening the doors for huge opportunities.