ATN Jaya TV logo
Owned by Asian Television Network
Picture format 480i (SDTV)
Country Canada
Broadcast area National
Headquarters Markham, Ontario
Formerly called ATN Tamil Channel
Website ATN Jaya TV
Bell TV Channel 705
Cogeco Channel 1058
Rogers Cable Channel 866
Bell Fibe TV Channel 824
Optik TV Channel 2430
VMedia Channel 866

ATN Jaya TV (still unofficially known as ATN Tamil) is a Canadian exempt Category B Tamil language specialty channel that is owned by Asian Television Network (ATN). It broadcasts programming from Jaya TV, a popular television channel from India, and Canadian content.

Programming includes dramas, sitcoms, talk shows, movies and more. ATN Jaya TV was previously known on air as ATN Tamil Channel before a deal with Jaya TV was made and the name change occurred.


On November 24, 2000, ATN was granted approval from the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) to launch a television channel called Tamil Channel, described as "The licensee shall provide a national ethnic Category 2 specialty television service targeting the Tamil-speaking community."[1]

On August 30, 2013, the CRTC approved Asian Television Network's request to convert ATN Jaya TV from a licensed Category B specialty service to an exempted Cat. B third language service.[2]


  1. Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2000-685 CRTC 2000-14-12
  2. ATN Tamil Channel – Revocation of licence

External links

Original logo, when under the name ATN Tamil Channel

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