IBC Tamil (formerly the International Broadcasting Corporation for Tamil) is a
multimedia company offering subscription-free Tamil radio, television, magazine and
online services across the globe.
In 1997 IBC Tamil began as a radio station reaching out to Tamil people living all
over the world, in the UK, Europe and the Middle East - soon to expand to Canada.
We now run the world's largest 24-hour Tamil radio station, boasting a core audience
of over one million and growing.
The Best in Tamil News & Entertainment
IBC Tamil has built a reputation as providers of unbiased news editorial and
Our programming is community-focused and socially responsible so we go everywhere
our audiences want to go, from regional events to sports fixtures. Then our local
crews in Sri Lanka and India create relevant up-to-the-minute reports for our expert
editorial team to share across all media formats.
Whilst continuing to grow our business, we remain committed to our role within the
Tamil community: providing people with a trusted source of news and information from
their homeland. At IBC Tamil we make audiences feel that they're never far from
IBC Tamil: Free to Use and Easy to Access
Our services are licensed and regulated under European broadcast law and we make
sure people can enjoy them on whichever devices or media they choose.
Audiences can access our services free of charge through TV and satellite, depending
on their location, and globally via our website ibctamil.com. In 2015 we are adding
a magazine to our offering, in both print and online formats.
Mobile audiences can watch and listen to their favourite shows using the IBC Tamil
App (available for Android and Mac iOS) which is regularly upgraded to offer the
best possible user experience.
During its existence the company has changed management a number of times, most
recently in 2014 when we officially rebranded as.
To introduce our new brand and highlight the fresh additions of television and
online services to our core radio offering, we held a spectacular re-launch event in
April 2015. Over 1500 celebrities, business partners, performers, media people and
fans joined us at London's ILEC conference centre to celebrate!
Management & Offices
IBC Tamil is headed by an experienced management team with a successful track record
in Tamil-related business and media. The company's main headquarters and operations
are in London in the UK, employing a workforce of over 50. We run equally large
subsidiary offices in Sri Lanka and in Chennai in India.
IBC Tamil Radio
We've been on the airwaves since 1997 and in 2010 became the first Tamil radio
station to broadcast 24 hours a day, 7 days a week in Digital Audio Broadcasting
(DAB) in London.
Our aim is always to provide easily accessible first-rate entertainment and
excellent service to satisfy our ever-growing numbers of listeners across the world,
including Europe, the Middle East, Canada, Singapore, Malaysia and India.
IBC Tamil offers an excellent line-up of regular and one-off shows. Our music and
chat-filled breakfast show gets each day off to an lively start, followed by news
programmes, listeners' choice, game shows, political coverage, weekend specials and
New Radio Stations For 2015
In JULY 2015 we re-launched IBC Asia Radio, our online Hindi radio station aimed at
Bollywood fans, which now attracts listeners daily/monthly This year will also see
the launch of another new radio channel,Gagana, targeting Singhalese listeners in
the UK, Europe and the Middle East.
IBC Tamil - Our Global Reach
Viewers and listeners can enjoy IBC Tamil across the world. We reach the following
countries and are soon to expand to Canada and Australia.
Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Netherlands,
Norway, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland, United Kingdom.
Bahrain, Iran, Iraq, Lebanon, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, U.A.E.
IBC Tamil Online
In addition to TV and radio, viewers and listeners can keep track of everything IBC
Tamil offers through live streaming on our website and IPTV (internet television).
We also share all our latest news and updates on social media - you can find us on
Facebook, Twitter (@ibctamilnetwork) and YouTube.
As of June 2015, our ever-increasing online statistics show 3500+ website visits
each hour, 30,000 Facebook likes and 3000+ Twitter followers.
IBC Tamil Television
IBC Tamil Television broadcasts infotainment for worldwide viewers of all ages via
satellite and streaming from our website. Our content includes breaking news, live
events and a huge range of entertainment, including game shows, dance and singing
Outstanding HD-quality Viewing
In 2015 we invested £2 million in digital studio equipment and now produce nearly
all of our programme content in High Definition (HD).
We produce most of our television output locally, at our in-house studios in Ruislip
in London. The remaining content is sourced from professional producers in India.
Top productions include dance competitions (Nadana Rajas), singing contests
(Thangakural Thedal) and our own drama serials.
Our HD-quality shows are made in-house and feature popular presenters and artists to
create entertainment for all age groups, so there's something for everyone to enjoy.
Politics, Finance, Science, Sports & Weather ,Muthamil Maalai.
Interviews, Reviews, Analysis & Reports, Sarvathesiya arasiyal, Puthu
velicham Debates, Unmaiyin tharisanam, Yathum Oore, Dineshin Thedal, Nimirnthu
Contemporary, Classical & Devotional.
Film, Drama, Stage Shows & Bloopers.
Games, Reality & Singing Shows Paatuku paatu, Thnga tamil kural, Nadana
rajas, Nenjil Dil Dil.
Short film Express, Sollunga paarkalam, Sonnalum kuttam, Suttathum sudathathum,
Oor vambu, Oorodu uravaadu, Vaanga ireenga saapudunga, Indraiya paarvai.
Advertising, Sponsorship & Promotions
At IBC Tamil we offer a full range of media packages that help businesses across the
world reach Tamil consumers. We use state-of-the-art technology and employ reliable
industry professionals to deliver the standards, service and results you expect.
IBC Tamil: In-house Production Services
One key advantage of working with us is that we produce everything in the same
building, at our UK headquarters in London. Based in Ruislip, we're within easy
reach of central London by rail or road (via the A40 and M25) and 20 minutes drive
from Heathrow Airport.
We can run a co-branded campaign for you or, if you don't have a creative agency,
our skilled producers can work with you to produce tailored professional radio and
television adverts in-house. Just share your ideas and let us help you bring them
IBC Tamil: Expert Media Sales & Planning
Our sales team has an excellent track record in helping clients plan successful
strategic campaigns across the full range of our media, so you can reach Tamil
audiences exactly where and when you want to.
Advertising Campaigns carefully planned and targeted to build awareness across our
radio, television and online services.
To support product and event launches.
The ideal complement to above-the-line advertising campaigns.
Rent one of our two HD digital studios to create your own recordings. Ruislip
Studio Located in Ruislip Middlesex, Ruislip Studio is an established, fully
equipped pre-lit film and TV studio. Featuring a 3 walled infinity soundstage in
white, black or chromakey green, with gallery, green room, make-up room and edit
Our highly skilled digital production team are creative and experienced
professionals able to facilitate any aspect of filming. We produce broadcast
quality HD video for a wide range of clients including televison, corporate
production, live web casts, Google Hangouts, on-line video content, pack shots,
interviews and presenter links to camera.
" Promoting your brand on IBC Tamil is
like having your own marketing office in every corner of the world... "