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 high-quality
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 home.
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
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 much
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 competitions.
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 nil.
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 too.
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 suite.
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... "