Television Stations in Sri Lanka

Analogue transmission is 625 lines System B (VHF, channels 2-12) or System G (UHF channels 21-69), PAL colour.

Television transmitter powers shown are in kilowatts (kW), and are generally transmitter power (TRP) except when shown as effective radiated power (ERP).

Special thanks to Pushpamal Jayasuriya and Mihipal Dissanayake for help in preparing this page.

Art TV

Art TV Logo
Art TV
ART Television Broadcasting Company (Pvt.) Ltd
(IWS Holdings Group)
IWS Centra
451 Kandy Road
Kelaniya
Tel: +94 11 5394300
Fax: +94 11 2906758
Art TV: Coverage area Transmitter Site Channel
Colombo Royal Park Ragagiriya E28
Kandy Hanthana E52

TV Derana

TV Derana Logo
Programmes are primarily in Sinhalese.
TV Derana
Powerhouse (Pvt) Ltd
No 05 Skelton Road
Colombo 05
Tel: +94 11 2507396
Fax: +94 11 2508233
TV Derana: Coverage area Transmitter Site Channel
Badulla Nayabedda E32
Colombo Bambalapitiya E37
Kalutara E56
Kandy E32
Matale Gammaduwa E28
Matara Gongala E31
Nuwara Eliya E36

Extra Terrestrial Vision (ETV)

ETV Logo
Extra Terrestrial Vision (ETV)
Vanguard Management Services (Pvt) Ltd
31 Shady Grove Avenue
Colombo 08
Tel: +94 11 4614333
Fax: +94 11 4614376
ETV: Coverage area Transmitter Site Channel
Colombo Kolpity E35
Kalutara Magalkanda E40

Independent Television Network (ITN)

ITN Logo
Vasantham TV Logo
Independent Television Network
Wickramasinghepura
Battaramulla 10120
Tel: +94 11 2774424
Fax: +94 11 2774591
ITN: Coverage area Transmitter Site Channel
Power (kW ERP)
Badulla Nayabedde E12
3 kW
Colombo (Vasantham TV in Tamil) *E9 INACTIVE
Colombo Yatiyantota E12
100 kW
Colombo (Prime TV in English) E53
Colombo (Vasantham TV in Tamil) E53
Jaffna (Vasantham TV in Tamil) E25
Kandy Hunnasgiriya E24
Matale Karagahatenne E9
Matara Deniyaya E9
20 kW
Sabaragamuwa Suriyakanda E24

Max TV (MGM Networks Pvt Ltd)

Max TV
221 Stanley Thilakaratne Mawatha
Nugedoga
Tel: +94 11 5551001
Max TV: Coverage area Transmitter Site Channel
Power (TRP, kW)
Colombo Nugegoda E30
Hunnasgiriya E56
Kandy Hantana E56
Karagahatenna E46
Nayabedda E47
Ratnapura E32

MTV Channel (Pvt) Ltd (Maharaja Group)

Channel One Logo
Shankthi Logo
Sirasa Logo

Operates three networks: Channel One MTV primarily in English, Shakthi TV primarily in Tamil, and Sirasa TV primarily in Sinhalese.

MTV Channel (Pvt) Limited
7 Braybrooke Place
Colombo 02
Tel: +94 11 5340112-5
Fax: +94 11 5340111
MTV Channel: Coverage area Transmitter Site Channel
Power (TRP, kW)
Network
Badulla Namunukula E51 Shakthi
Badulla Namunukula E58 Sirasa
Colombo Araliya Uyana, Depanama, Pannipitiya E23 5 Sirasa
Colombo Araliya Uyana, Depanama, Pannipitiya E25
5 kW
Shakthi
Colombo Araliya Uyana, Depanama, Pannipitiya E58 Channel One MTV
Jaffna Jaffna E3 / E6
Jaffna Jaffna E27
Kandy Hantana E29 Sirasa
Kandy Hantana E51 Channel One MTV
Kandy Hunnasgiriya E51
Kandy Hunnasgiriya E58 Sirasa
Matale Gammaduwa E23 Sirasa
Matale Gammaduwa E25 Shakthi
Matara Gongala E25 Shakthi
Matara Gongala E29 Sirasa
Nuwara Eliya Mount Oliphant E29 Sirasa
Nuwara Eliya Mount Oliphant E34 Shakthi
Rathnapura Rathnapura E51 Shakthi
Rathnapura Rathnapura E58 Sirasa

Rupavahini

Rupavahini Logo
Chanel Eye Logo
Operates three networks: Rupavahini (Channel 1) primarily in Sinhalese, and Channel Eye / Nethra TV (Channel 2) primarily in English and Tamil, and NTV in English.
Rupavahini
Sri Lanka Rupavahini Corporation (SLRC)
Independence Square
Colombo 07
Tel: +94 11 2501050
Fax: +94 11 2500373
Rupavahini: Coverage area Transmitter Site Channel
Power (kW)
Network
Badulla Namunukula E10 Rupavahini
Colombo / Island Wide Piduruthalagala E5
20 kW
Rupavahini
Colombo / Island Wide Piduruthalagala E7
20 kW
Channel Eye / Nethra TV
Colombo E52 NTV
Hingulakanda Hingulakanda E52
0.25 kW
Jaffna Palaly E43 Channel Eye / Nethra TV
Kalutara Maladugala E52
0.25 kW
Kalutara Padagala E52
0.25 kW
Kalutara Torwood E52
0.25 kW
Kandy Hantana Hill E10 Rupavahini
Kandy Hantana Hill E30 Channel Eye / Nethra TV
Kandy Hantana Hill E41
Kandy Primrose E39 Rupavahini
Kegalla Yatiyantota E43 Rupavahini
Matara Deniyaya E39 Rupavahini
Matara Deniyaya E41 Channel Eye / Nethra TV
Matara Deniyaya E60
Nuwara Eliya Nuwara Eliya E61
Ranwalagala Ranwalagala E52
0.25 kW
Sabaragamuwa Suriyakanda E11
0.2 kW
Rupavahini
Vavuniya Madukanda E30 Rupavahini
Vavuniya Madukanda E39

Swarnavahini

Swarnavahini Logo
Swarnavahini
EAP Networks (Pvt) Ltd
676 Galle Road
Colombo 03
Tel: +94 11 2599650
Fax: +94 11 2503788
Swarnavahini: Coverage area Transmitter Site Channel
Power (TRP, kW)
Badulla E35
Badulla Bandarawela E40
Colombo Bambalapitiya E31
5 kW
Kandy Hanthana E22
Kandy Hunnasgiriya E40
Matale E37
Matara Deniyaya E37
Nuwara-Eliya E33
Rathnapura E22

Telshan Networks (TNL)

TNL Logo
Telshan Networks (TNL)
Telshan Networks (Pvt) Ltd
Innagale Estate
Dhampe
Piliyandala
Telshan Network: Coverage area Transmitter Site Channel
Power (kW)
Badulla E21
Colombo Bambalapitiya E21
22 kW
Colombo Piliyandala E3
20 kW
Kandy Hanthana E26
Kurunegala Polgahawela E3
1 kW
Matale Karagahatenne E11
Matara Gongala E26
Nuwara-Eliya E4
40 kW
Rathnapura E26
1 kW

TV Lanka

TV Lanka Logo
TV Lanka
Electroteks Ltd
68 Attidiya Road
Ratmalana
Tel: +94 11 4213771
Fax: +94 11 4213980
TV Lanka: Coverage area Transmitter Site Channel
Badulla Nayabedda E53
Colombo Rathamalana E48
Kandy Hunnasgiriya E53
Matale Laggala E48
Matara Gongala E48
Vauniya [Vavuniya] E53

Voice of Asia Networks

Voice of Asia Networks (Pvt) Ltd

Operates Siyatha TV in Sinhala and Vettri TV in Tamil.

Siyatha TV: Coverage area Transmitter Site Channel
Colombo E32
Kandy E35
Matale Gammaduwa E31
Matara Gongala E28
Vettri TV: Coverage area Transmitter Site Channel
Colombo E46

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