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Sri Lanka Rupavahini Corporation

The Sri Lanka Rūpavāhinī Corporation (SLRC) (ශ්‍රී ලංකා රූපවාහිනී සංස්ථාව; இலங்கை ரூபவாகினி கூட்டுத்தாபனம்), also known as Jathika Rupavahini (lit. National Television), is the national television network of Sri Lanka. Established by Parliament under Act No. 6 of 1982 for the provision of a national television service, it produces and broadcasts programmes in three languages. Distinguished civil servant M.J Perera was the founder chairman of Sri Lanka Rupavahini Corporation. SLRC is the largest television broadcaster in Sri Lanka and has an island-wide reception of its channels. SLRC broadcasts its channels in both VHF and UHF frequencies in Sri Lanka. Currently, all of the network's services are only available by analog transmission. But there are plans to upgrade to digital broadcasting. From 2011 Kokavil transmitting starts DVB-T2 for the North area in Sri Lanka. There were plans to transmit the DVB-T2 Digital Transmission all over the country in 2015. The existing analog transmission will be completely cut off. ()

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Fischer | Data Science. ID: MEDIA:24328, Added: 02/11/2020, Last updated: 02/28/2021