Saturday, 4 December, 2021

‘All to benefit from digitalisation of TV cable network’

Information and Broadcasting Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud on Sunday said if the country’s television cable network is digitized, all the TV audience, owners and cable operators will be benefited.

“To this end, the TV cable network will be transformed into a digital system in Dhaka and Chattogram cities within November 30 and all districts including Gazipur and Narayanganj within December 31 set by the ministry earlier,” he said, reports BSS.  

Hasan, also Awami League joint general secretary, said this while exchanging views with reporters at the Secretariat here after a meeting with the representatives of the Association of Television Channel Owners (ATCO) and cable distributors and operators.

Information secretary Md Mokbul Hossain, ATCO president Anjan Chowdhury, its senior vice-president Iqbal Sobhan Chowdhury, vice-president Arif Hossain, members Abdus Samad Babu, Humayun Ahmed Lablu and Ahmed Jobaier, distributors’ representative Abul Khaier Chowdhury, and operators’ representatives SM Anwar Parvez, Syed Ashraf Ali, ABM Saiful Hossain, Fakruddin Miah and Md Enamur Hafiz, among others, present at the meeting.