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ATN launches 5 More Channels on Rogers Cable

TORONTO, Aug. 26, 2014 /CNW/ - Asian Television Network International Limited (ATN) (TSXV-SAT), Canada's largest South Asian Broadcaster, is pleased to announce the launch of 5 channels on Rogers Cable with effect Aug 26, 2014.

The channels launched are…

ATN-DD India: General interest channel
ATN-Dhammal: Comedy channel
UTV Movies International: Bollywood Movie channel
ARY Zauk: Food and Lifestyle channel in Urdu
ARY News: 24 hour News channel in Urdu

ATN-DD India: DD India is an Indian satellite television channel which is marketed towards Indian audiences living abroad, and offers an update on the social, cultural, and political aspects of India. The programming on this channel continues to be done in a manner to enable it to meet its primary objective of providing a window to the world especially for the Indian diaspora to witness the Indian social, cultural, political and economic scene.

ATN-Dhamaal: is a Hindi General Entertainment channel from the house of Sri Adhikari Brothers that caters to different types of audiences around the globe. Dhamaal encompasses an eclectic mix of programming covering genres including music, comedy, fantasy and the works. All the shows have been packaged for a complete entertainment for the family.

UTV Movies International: is a 24-hour Hindi movie channel that brings the passion and flair of Bollywood to North America. Drawing on the universal passion of cinema, the channel provides its viewers a direct experience of the spirit of Bollywood. Through its programming, it upholds the promise of Jeeyo Bollywood - live the Bollywood dream. UTV Movies International with its vibrant, enviable and ever expanding library has a globally expanding reach.

ARY Zauq: a cooking channel has all the vibrant flavors of Pakistani and international cuisine. The Channel features fresh programming with expert advice and famous chefs from all over Pakistan. Be it Pakistani cuisine, sea food treasures or continental delight, the channel features the best recipe's and also gives viewers a wonderful opportunity to interact live with their favorite hosts and learn a thing or two about a nutritionally sound lifestyle.

ARY News a pioneer in the field of News/current affairs in Pakistan operates under the philosophy of keeping its viewers "Har Lamha Bakhabar." Bakhabar is an Urdu word that means informed, and that is precisely what the channel strives to achieve as it digs into the heart of every story on the local as well as international level.

"We are excited to bring these 5 channels to our huge subscriber base on Rogers Cable" said Dr. Shan Chandrasekar President and CEO of ATN, "I am sure our subscribers will enjoy a variety of programming available on these channels from India & Pakistan" he added.

All 5 channels are also available on Bell Fibe TV in Ontario & Quebec.

About ATN - Asian Television Network International Limited:

ATN serves Canada's diverse cultural communities with 52 specialty television channels. The Company offers its flagship ATN-HD general interest service, 5 Bollywood movie channels and a variety of channels that include 3 sports Channels, 3 news Channels, 3 music Channels, 3 lifestyle Channels, 3 Chinese Channels, 6 Punjabi 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, Disney 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, V Media and Others.

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