ATN Expands to 39 Channels with the launch of 2 More Channels from Fox
International's STAR TV -India.
TORONTO, April 22, 2013 /CNW/ - Asian Television Network International Limited
(ATN) (TSX-SAT), Canada's largest South Asian Broadcaster, will launch 2 More
Channels from Star Network-India, a part of Fox International Channels.
ATN has signed Licensing Agreements under which it has been granted exclusive
rights to STAR Utsav and STAR Jalsha channels. STAR Utsav will complement
ATN's 5 Hindi General Entertainment channels and STAR Jalsha will complete
ATN's bouquet of 4 Bangla language channels from India and Bangladesh.
ATN STAR Utsav is a 24 hour Hindi General Entertainment Channel and enthrals
viewers with its varied and superlative programming content throughout the
day. Its primetime programming includes soap operas, comedies, reality shows,
game shows, Bollywood Blockbusters and special events.It also gives its
viewers an opportunity to revisit the popular content of Indian television
programming from the extensive library of India's highest Rated STAR Plus,
Life Ok & Star One.
ATN STAR Jalsha: STAR Jalsha is India's leading Bengali General Entertainment
channelbySTAR TVandFox International Channelsnetworks. The channel
launched with a brand philosophy "Cholo Paltai" (Lets Change) and offers an
array of programs in different genres with fresh storylines, talented actors
and soulful music.
The Canadian Premiere of these two Channels commenced last week on BELL FIBE
TV in Metro Toronto and Montreal. The two Channels will have a Free Preview
for 60 days. In addition to the existing subscriber base, with the launch of
these new channels, ATN expects to gain new subscribers through Cable,
Satellite & IPTV platforms across Canada.
About ATN - Asian Television Network International Limited:
ATN serves Canada's diverse cultural communities with 39 premium specialty
television channels. The Company offers its flagship ATN general interest
service in HD, Several Bollywood movie channels and a variety of channels that
include 3 sports Channels, 3 news Channels, 3 music Channels, 3lifestyle
Channels, 3 Chinese Channels and several regional language channels. ATN
operates a South Asian Radio Service on Satellite Radio across The United
States and Canada. Some ATN content is also available on any Bell mobile phone
that supports video. ATN has programming alliances with leading international
broadcasters like Star Network(News Corp), Sony Entertainment Television,
Viacom, Times Television Network, B4U Network, NDTV and many more.ATN
channels are available on various Cable, Satellite and IPTV Platforms across
Canada like Shaw Cable, Bell TV, Rogers Cable, Bell Fibe TV, TELUS Optic TV,
Cogeco Cable, and Others.
please visitwww.asiantelevision.com or contact.
Pramod Israni Vice President - Marketing Asian Television Network
International Limited 330 Cochrane Drive Markham, Ontario L3R 8E4 Canada
Tel: 905-948-8199 Email:firstname.lastname@example.org
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