Channel i is a privately owned television network in Bangladesh and the country first digital channel. It is owned by the Impress Group. Channel I was started in June 1, 1997. In the beginning channel I was broadcasting pre-recorded programs for 12 hours in a day.
Within 2 years Channel i began broadcasting 24 hours a day and become the first digital channel in Bangladesh. Channel i currently broadcasts satellite transmission using PanAm Sat, which covers most of Asia and parts of Australia, UK, Ireland and USA. It switched over from analogue to digital technology. As a result Channel i screen become brighter and more attractive than before.
Channel i address is: 40, Shahid Tajuddin Ahmed Sarani, Tejgaon I/A , Dhaka-1208, Bangladesh. There is actually a big complex of Channel i. The have big studios with extra-ordinary technical equipments in a multi-storied building.
Channel i has a wonderful specification for each of its sub-ordinates. Its Managing Director Faridur Reza Sagar is a wonderful man in his work and his personal life. His sister Keka Ferdousi also celebrity in the media-world.
Another common name Shykh Seraj is director of Channel i and director of this station news. He is an iconic person to everywhere. His interest is on researching in agriculture of Bangladesh. He is one of the best pioneer for our country farmers to enhance their livelihood via media. Earlier he was the director of a popular TV program ‘Mati O Manush’ in BTV. BTV is the Government owned TV station in Bangladesh. Currently Mr. Shykh Seraj produce ‘Hridoye Mati O Manush’ for Channel i. This program is also very popular one.
Although channel i s very popular in urban or rural area for its outstanding contribution on agro-based program. Thus it is one of the best TV channel in this country. Moreover not only in Bangladesh but also all over the world where Bengali people lives — Channel i is very popular, America to Europe, Middle East to Africa — everywhere this channel has same popularity. ‘Lux Channel i Super Star’ is one of the most popular program of this TV station.