Channel Profile: Bengali language Infotainment
UK Broadcast: Sky Channel 773
AOR in the UK: Ethnic Media Limited
Rooted in tradition, faith in innovation and technology, ION TV is a newly established platform to inspire larger Bengali community, both from Indian and Bangladeshi origin, living in the UK and eventually in Europe. There are approx 1.4 million Bengalis both from Bangladesh and India, are UK residents. While there are a few Bengali channels being aired in UK, they all specifically meant for Bengalis from Bangladeshi origin. ION TV was launched with the philosophy and vision of Mr Enam Ali MBE, to be the first Bengali channel in UK targeting Bengalis from India and Bangladesh. The channel has garnered respectability and popularity within a year of its launch. Now the channel has roped in leading professionals from Media industry from India for the next big leap.