TORONTO, Nov. 19 /CNW/ - Asian Television Network International Limited
(ATN) (TSX-SAT), Canada's largest South Asian Broadcaster is delighted to
announce the launch of two more of its popular channels namely, Sony
Entertainment Television Asia (SET Asia) and ATN NDTV on Shaw Cable in Western
Sony Entertainment Television Asia, a Hindi language channel is a 24 hour
general interest entertainment service from India that is owned by Sony
Pictures Entertainment, one of the largest entertainment powerhouses of
NDTV, New Delhi Television, a 24 hour News Service live from New Delhi is
India's No. 1 News Channel in English.
"We are very pleased to add both Sony and NDTV to our compelling South
Asian lineup on Shaw cable in western Canada. ATN's flagship channel is
already available on Shaw with the finest of programming from Both ZEE TV and
STAR PLUS, along with ATN Alpha ETC Punjabi and B4U (Bollywood For You) the
Movie Channel," said Shan Chandrasekar, President and CEO of ATN. "We have
developed a good rapport with Shaw executives who have recognized the pent up
demand we have created for these popular premium South Asian channels and the
addition of SONY and NDTV are bound to result in an enhanced digital
subscriber base and greater consumer satisfaction."
ATN operates 14 channels and has programming alliances with leading
International Broadcasters. ATN is also Canada's largest distributor of World
For more details please visit www.asiantelevision.com.
For details on the new channels, free previews and packages on Shaw Cable
please visit www.shaw.ca or call 1-888-472-2222
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For further information:
For further information: B. Fulton CFO, Asian Television Network
International Limited, Newmarket, Ontario, (905) 836-6460