Govt bans airing local ads on foreign TV channels

Staff Correspondent | Update:

The government has put a ban on airing Bangladeshi TV commercials on foreign channels that broadcast in Bangladesh, says a press release of information ministry on Monday.

The press release says as per Bangladesh Cable Television Network Act, no local advertisements can be aired on foreign channels down linked in Bangladesh.

Those violating this order will face punishments including cancelation of their licenses, the press release adds.  

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