Press Release: Beximco Communications Limited Launches AKASH

Beximco Communications Limited has brought to the nation the first ever world standard Direct to Home (DTH) service in Bangladesh under the brand name of AKASH.

DTH is the superior technology in Pay TV industries worldwide. Although Bangladesh has a high TV penetration, the nation did not have the freedom to enjoy the perks of DTH technology so far. AKASH, the first & only legal DTH operator in the country, for the time being, aims at changing the game & taking the Pay TV industry of Bangladesh to a new era of excellence.

Bangladesh, the 57th country in the world to have its own satellite, being on its glorious journey towards the digital era has made it possible for Beximco Communications Limited as AKASH will provide its DTH service through the very own satellite of the nation- Bangabandhu Satellite 1.

With supreme quality picture & sound, AKASH has a large bouquet of popular & relevant Bangladeshi & foreign TV channels to cater to the need of Bangladeshi consumers. The bouquet includes 115 channels. Currently all the 115 channels will be available for only BDT 399 monthly (including VAT). To add more color to the entertainment life of the customers & to cater to different needs of people, AKASH plans to bring more channels in future & introduce services like Video on Demand.

The AKASH Connection will cost BDT 6,499 (all inclusive). This connection includes state of the art HD Set Top Box, user friendly multi-function Remote Control Unit, heat & rain resistant AKASH branded Universal KU band Dish, necessary cable & connectors & other accessories. For a limited period, installation will be completely free & whoever purchases the connection shall receive one month free subscription.

In addition to high quality viewing experience & high-quality content, AKASH will offer exciting features like program reminder; favorite program listing, parental control etc. and in the near future program recording features will also be active. AKASH will also cater to every customer need with its 24/7 active call center & professional installation & after sales support.

AKASH will be commercially available from 19th May 2019 at authorized retails in 19 Districts - Dhaka, Mymensingh, Tangail, Manikganj, Gazipur, Narayanganj, Cumilla, Noakhali, Chandpur, Feni, Cox's Bazar, Chattogram, Khagrachari, Rangamati, Sylhet, Moulvibazar, Habiganj, Brahmanbaria, Sunamganj.