Bangabandhu Satellite-1

Akash DTH service to hit market from Sunday

Direct-To-Home (DTH) satellite service provider Akash is going to hit the market from Sunday with a total of 115 satellite television connections which is being powered by the country’s pride project, Bangabandhu Satellite-1, said a top official of the company today.

September 29, 2022
September 29, 2022

Sun may disrupt satellite’s TV broadcast for eight days

Television broadcasts of local channels could be disrupted for a total of 81 minutes from tomorrow to October 7 as the sun could be in direct line with Bangabandhu Satellite-1, disrupting the signal of the satellite.

May 15, 2019
May 15, 2019

Akash DTH service to hit market from Sunday

Direct-To-Home (DTH) satellite service provider Akash is going to hit the market from Sunday with a total of 115 satellite television connections which is being powered by the country’s pride project, Bangabandhu Satellite-1, said a top official of the company today.

May 12, 2019
May 12, 2019

TV stations to take services from next week

All the local television stations are now ready to get on board the Bangabandhu Satellite – 1 -- one year after its launch.

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.

September 1, 2018
September 1, 2018

Bangabandhu-1 to make its debut with SAFF C'ship

The government has decided to deliver live coverage of the South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) Championship 2018 via Bangabandhu-1, the country's first ever communications satellite, despite opposition from the France-based company that launched the satellite on May 11.

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.

May 14, 2018
May 14, 2018

Our own space odyssey

Bangabandhu Satellite-1 (BS-1) is considered as a stepping stone for Bangladesh in the digital era. With the successful launch and positioning in orbit, this is a formal journey towards the space-age for this nascent country that became independent only 47 years back.

May 12, 2018
May 12, 2018

Bangabandhu-1 will end dependency on foreign satellites: President

President M Abdul Hamid says the Bangabandhu-1 satellite will enable Bangladesh achieve self-sufficiency in the field of broadcast and telecommunication ending dependency on foreign satellites.

May 12, 2018
May 12, 2018

‘Bangabandhu-1's commercial success depends on prudent business strategy’

Bangladesh successfully launches its first communication satellite Bangabandhu-1, opening up enormous business opportunities for the country, while experts say its commercial success depends on prudent business strategy.

May 12, 2018
May 12, 2018

Another milestone set with launch of Bangabandhu-1: PM

Greeting the country's people on the occasion of launching of Bangabandhu-1, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina says another milestone has been set with its launching in Bangladesh's continuous march forward.