Celebration for 7 million
Dhaka: Social networking site Facebook, an inseparable part of everyday life, has become a storehouse of worldwide news now-a-days. NTV’s verified official Facebook page (www.facebook.com/ntvdigital) dribbled past the 7 million ‘like’ mark only about 22 months of its inception.
With the journey of NTV Online, the verified fan page of NTV, one of the best Bangla televisions telecast across the globe, was launched in 2015.
International Television Channel Limited (NTV) Chairman and Managing Director Alhaj Mohammad Mosaddak Ali, on behalf of NTV Family, on Monday celebrated the auspicious moment cutting a spectacular cake at NTV Online office in Karwan Bazar, Dhaka.
NTV Director Alhaj Nuruddin Ahmed, NTV Head of News Khairul Anwar Mukul, NTV Head of Sales and Marketing Ranjan Dutta, Head of NTV Online Khandaker Fakaruddin Ahmed, NTV Chief News Editor Zahirul Alam, NTV IT Division’s System Administrator Khandaker Nazmus Sakib and ATM Abab Nawaz Rasel, among others, were present at the joyous celebration.
Alhaj Mohammad Mosaddak Ali also greeted members of the organisation for taking NTV Online into a new height with popularity and conspicuous achievement. He also exchanged his gratitude to its viewers and well-wishers.
NTV’s Facebook page provides up to date contents including Bangla and English news and views, Facebook Live, highlights, promos, photos, videos, graphics, talent interaction and original social franchises for its fans.
NTV Chairman and Managing Director Alhaj Mohammad Mosaddak Ali inaugurated the news portal in a programme at BSEC Building in Dhaka on 1 February 2015.
Since its inception, NTV Online (ntvbd.com) provides news, features, views, videos, photographs in Bangla and English language.
Within 22 months of its inception, the fan page as well as NTV Online is gradually expanding its works, reaching out to readers and well-wishers while earning their trust through the portal and Facebook page.
According Alexa traffic ranking, ntvbd.com is ranked four among Bangladesh-based news portals. Within a year, this news portal is gradually expanding its works, reaching out to readers and well-wishers while earning their trust.
Google Analytics shows hundreds of thousands of readers across the world visiting ntvbd.com. It has more than 30 million page view per month.
News, Talk Shows, Dramas, Musical programmes, Reality Shows and Fashion programmes that are shown in the television are available on ntvbd.com.
Viewers from across the world can watch NTV Live through ntvbd.com.
The news portal can be accessed through personal computers, note books, net books, tablets and even smart phones. The website has display banner, video advertising and reach media options for advertisements of local and foreign advertisers.
The portal has added multimedia contents to incorporate current innovations. Readers can reach ntvbd.com through their favoured social media websites.
When the news portal celebrated its first anniversary, its verified Facebook page had earned 33 lakh fans. This portal is also a ubiquitous presence on Twitter, Viber, Google Plus, and Linked-in. The number of its YouTube channels’ subscribers is soaring day by day.
The infotainment portal, alongside its fan page, has succeeded in retaining its credibility among readers and critics though its in-depth coverage of national and foreign news in Bangla and English. Google Analytics shows hundreds of thousands of readers from more than 200 countries visiting ntvbd.com every day.
The television, its news portal and fan page have successfully striven to become richer and more mature for readers from all walks of life.
It has been unwavering in its policy of maintaining a responsible editorial stance against a trend letting anything pass in the name of unfettered flow of opinion.
It has added separate categories to provide amusement to children, excitement to sport lovers, materials to intrigue the tech-buff, platform for expatriate Bangladeshis, health, travel, law, religion and life, job market, share market and sublime stuff for those with literary inclinations.
Ntvbd.com, by combining flawless exclusivity of print and the instantaneous aspect of broadcast journalism, has achieved enviable reliability.
The online portal has succeeded in retaining its credibility among readers and critics through its in-depth coverage of national and foreign news in Bangla and English.
NTV Online on Facebook Instant Article
Facebook has introduced a magical feature named Instant Article as a relief for those mobile Facebook users. Now, it needs just a click to get the news instantly without any waiting for those websites to be loaded.
NTV Online has engaged itself with this new Facebook feature to make the reader’s experience more swift and exciting.
Renowned news portals around the world like The New York Times, BuzzFeed, National Geographic, Washington Post, Huffington Post, The Independent, India Today etc have engaged themselves with this new Facebook feature.
NTV Online, as the first website from Bangladesh, used this feature on the very first day, 12 April 2016, of its launch.
NTV Online on Audience Network
Facebook is a strong platform for advertisement. About three million advertisers around the world publish their advertisements through Facebook taking the advantage of huge outreach.
Facebook has given this opportunity of earning through advertisement to the news portals through its new addition — Facebook Audience Network.
It is an international advertising network. NTV Online has engaged itself with this network from its beginning.