Asian Television Network

Asian Television Network International Limited
Public (TSX-V: SAT)
Industry Media
Founded 1971
Headquarters Markham, Ontario
Key people
Shan Chandrasekar, Chairman & CEO
Products Broadcasting
Asian Television Network headquarters in Markham

Asian Television Network International Limited (often just referred to as Asian Television Network or ATN) is a publicly traded Canadian broadcasting company, with 54 television channels in 9 languages, serving South Asian cultural communities in Canada. ATN operates a South Asian Radio service on XM, available in Canada and the United States. Headquartered in Markham, Ontario, the company has been in operation since 1997, and is headed by Indo-Canadian broadcaster Shan Chandrasekar.

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ATN currently owns and operates 40 Canadian television channels and has licences for several others. In addition, ATN is a major distributor of cricket programming in Canada, as it possesses the Canadian broadcasting rights for many of the top cricket events in the world.

Foreign Services

In addition to the 41 O&O channels that it has launched itself, Asian Television Network also distributes a number of foreign services in Canada. ATN is the official Canadian distributor for the following channels:


Main article: ATN-Asian Radio

On October 27, 2007, ATN launched a 24hr South Asian satellite radio station on the XM Satellite Radio platform. It features news, sports & entertainment programming broadcast primarily in Hindi & Punjabi, among other regional languages.

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