Somoy TV is one of the popular satellite television channel in Bangladesh. It’s like a revolutionary 24-hours news oriented private TV channel. Its main office is in Bir Uttam CR Dutta Road, Banglamotor, Dhaka. After the initial test transmission on 10 October 2010, it is commercially on-air since 17 April 2011. It has obtained broadcast NOC license from government of People’s Republic of Bangladesh.
The channel developed up with a band of devoted journalists. Somoy News maintains its activities with a view to presenting authentic and politically unbiased news to the viewers in the nook and corners of Bangladesh and other parts of the world. Instead of other TV Channels of Bangladesh, Somoy TV channel easily can get huge mark in this field.
Somoy Television gives topmost main concern to news and news contents. For giving LIVE news, DSNG (Digital Satellite News Gathering) and Bonding Technology are used for emergency and live news. For news reporting beyond Dhaka, there are nine Bureau or regional offices including all the divisional cities. Beside that, more than 56 district reporters with modern technologies to send news and video footage instantly. International News feed is taken straight from Reuters, APTN and SNTV. Special highlighting is given on Channel look and feel; Branding and appearance is created by an international branding agency.
Somoy Television can be seen all over North America, some countries of Europe, Middle East, South Africa and some countries of Asia. It can also be seen through Internet with the web address: www.somoynews.tv and for live broadcasting you can visit this page: http://www.somoynews.tv/pages/live or http://www.jagobd.com/somoynews.html
Their programs are also news based, spotlight on the news and information, analysis of the news. Some of the popular program of Somoy TV’s are: Shompadokiyo, Annondo Adda, Cinemar Kotha, Jol O Baayu, Binodoner Somoy, Kemon Achen, Ononna, Youth Club, Taar Shathe, Khelar Somoy, Khelar Tara, Shompadokio, Alapon etc.
Somoy Television intends to bring a positive change in Bangladesh through valuable, balanced and accurate news and information. They got popularity within very short time because of their timeliness of news broadcasting and for breaking news.