As of February 2015, Bangladesh does not have any digital television channel capacity. Bangladesh is projected to get satellite digital television in 2015. Bangladesh television is state-owned and operates one analog television station.
State-owned Bangladesh broadcast media also include three radio networks and 10 local television stations throughout the country. Eight private satellite television broadcast networks operate in Bangladesh as well as three private radio stations. Satellite broadcasts from outside of Bangladesh have been increasing in recent years, as have the number of international radio broadcasts.
Bangladesh is a parliamentary democracy, and was formerly known as East Bengal and East Pakistan. The capital is Dhaka.