London : A new Tamil TV channel ”IBC Tamil TV” owned by London Tamil Media Ltd. was launched in UK (London) on Sunday 19th April at 6.00pm. IBC Tamil was launched to target the vast Tamil Diaspora settled across the Europe.
The test transmission of the channel was started on Eurobird 9A following the launch event. The channel launch was marked with a grand cultural event held at London Suite, ILEC Conference Centre.
Apparently, IBC Tamil will be UK based Tamil channel which is likely to compete with France based TTN Tamil TV Network which also runs Tamil channel targeting the European Tamil Diaspora.
Simultaneously, IBC Tamil has also launched its Radio and portal services in the same launch event.
Many big wigs across the Europe and The France-based TTN Tamil TV Network has also sent a greeting to IBC even if it is going to compete with them directly.
”IBC Tamil takes pride in being the broadcaster of choice for Tamil contents outside of Southeast Asia. Our content will be in accordance with core values of Tamils and also encourage the Younger generations to create contents which will both entertain and educate the many generations of Tamil Diaspora” statement issued by IBC Tamil TV said.
IBC Tamil TV’s programming line-up will be a mixture of Films, dramas, Sports, Events, News & Current affairs. It will also broadcasts considerable amount of Infotainment contents to educate and preserve the vast heritage of Tamil and forms of Arts.
IBC Tamil TV has started test transmission on Eurobird 9A (9 degree East): 11727, Vertical, SR 27500 and fec 3/4 – free-to-air.
IBC Tamil TV is expected to give high quality programmes with well known presenters from Tamil media field in Europe. The channel has roped in talents like Sivagami Vinayagan and Anusha Ravindran from Deepam TV, Dinesh Kumar from GTV.
The channel is mainly going to show own-produced programmes from its studio in UK, India and Sri Lanka.