Ekushey Television (ETV) (Bengali: একুশে টেলিভিশন) is a private terrestrial channel in Bangladesh. It broadcasts from Kawran Bazar, Dhaka. Ekushey Television is the first private television channel in the history of Bangladesh. Official transmission began on April 14, 2000. Ekushey consistently is the #1 rated channel in Bangladesh; with excellent shows and its own base audience. In 2011, Ekushey became the first Bangladeshi channel to broadcast all its content live-online to viewers around the globe, through its official website as well as Viewers World. The channel is popularly acknowledged as the voice of the nation and considered the most popular TV channel in Bangladesh due to its news and other innovative programs.