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ETV (Sri Lanka)

ETV (Entertainment TV) is an English language television channel in Sri Lanka owned by EAP Broadcasting Company, a subsidiary of EAP Holdings. Launched in 1995 as ETV 2, it was a sister channel of ETV 1. The channel's owner Extra Terrestrial Vision (Private) Limited, who had been incorporated on 6 July 1992, changed its name to EAP Network (Private) Limited on 30 April 1996 following the acquisition by EAP. At that time ETV 2 was re-broadcasting Star TV. ETV 1 was re-launched as Swarnavahini, a mass market Sinhala language channel, on 16 March 1997. ETV 2 was re-launched as ETV on 1 May 1998. EAP Network (Private) Limited changed its name to EAP Broadcasting Company (Private) Limited on 16 May 2012, EAP Network (Private) Limited on 31 October 2012, EAP Network Limited on 28 August 2013 and EAP Broadcasting Company Limited on 11 September 2013.

ETV is available on free-to-air on analogue terrestrial transmission via UHF channel 35 in the Colombo area and UHF channel 40 in the Kalutara area. It is also available on Lanka Broadband Networks cable TV and PEO TV IPTV (channel 5).


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ETV (Ethiopia)

EBC (Ethiopian Broadcasting Corporation) (formerly known as ETV) is an Ethiopian government-owned television channel. Its programming includes news, sport, music and other entertainment. It airs in Amharic, Oromo, Somali, Tigrinya, Afar, Harari, as well as English.

EBC has entertainment programs like 'Ethiopian Idol,' which features similar content to that of American Program American Idol in addition to dancing competitions. In recent years EBC has transmitted a few matches per week from some European Football Leagues (2007 Spanish La Liga, 2008 English Premier League), plus some international matches. EBC transmits its programmes on 4 satellite stations.

ETV (Malaysian IPTV service)

eTV, previously known as DETV, was Malaysian IPTV based Pay TV service owned by eTV Multimedia Sdn Bhd, a joint venture founded by REDtone International Bhd and Zhong Nan Enterprise (M) Bhd. It was officially been launched on 26th Jan 2010. Many of its channels are sourced from mainland China. The service was closed on February 29, 2016.

As of 2011, the service was renamed eTV.