Channel i (Bengali: চ্যানেল আই) is a Bangladeshi Bengali-language satellite and cable television channel owned by Impress Group. It was launched on 1 October 1999, as Bangladesh’s first digital television channel. It is one of the oldest satellite television channels in Bangladesh.[1] Channel i is broadcast via satellite television using PanAm Sat and Bangabandhu-1,covering most of Asia and parts of Australia. It is sister to the radio station, Radio Bhumi.