ATN-Asian Radio

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ATN-Asian Radio
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Broadcast area Canada
United States
Branding ATN Radio
Frequency Sirius165
First air date 2007-09-24
Launched 2007-10-29
Format South Asian Programming
Class Satellite Radio Station
Owner Asian Television Network
XM Radio Canada
Website ATN-Asian Radio

ATN-Asian Radio is an XM Satellite Radio channel featuring programming dedicated South Asian community in North America. This channel's content will be produced by Asian Television Network. Content for the channel will include talk and phone-in shows, music and poetry, news and current affairs, and live cricket commentary.[1] The channel was in preview mode from 2007-09-24 until 2007-10-29 at 6 PM ET, when the channel made a formal launch.

The majority of the talk shows will be in English. Furthermore, substantial coverage will be given in Punjabi, Hindi, and other South Asian languages.[1]

On 2008-04-18, ATN-Asian Radio started broadcasting live Indian Premier League matches on the channel as a part of Asian Television Network International Limited broadcasting rights[2]

This channel is no longer available on XM Satellite Radio. However, it is now available on Sirius (only) as part of Multicultural Radio. ATN Asian Radio airs every evening from 6 PM Eastern - 3 AM Eastern, and the remainder of the airtime is dedicated to Aboriginal Canadian programming from Voices Radio.

This channel, The Verge, Radio Parallèle, and/or Laugh Attack will be preempted by XM Radio Canada in order to air extra NHL play-by-play on channels 235-239.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "XM Canada set to launch 'ATN-Asian Radio' Channel" (Press release). Canadian Satellite Radio Holdings Inc. 2007-09-18. Retrieved 2007-09-18. 
  2. ^ "THEY GAVE YOU NHL & NFL Now ATN Gives You IPL" (Press release). Asian Television Network International Limited. 2008-04-15. Retrieved 2008-04-21. 

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