Apna Channel

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APNA Channel
APNA Channel Logo.jpg
Launched October 14, 2004
Network APNA TV Network
Picture format 4:3 (576i, SDTV)
Country Pakistan
Language Punjabi
Broadcast area South Asia, Middle East, Europe
Headquarters 12 - Mazzanine Floor, West Point Tower, Phase-II Extension, D.H.A, Karachi, Pakistan
Sister channel(s) APNA News
Kook TV
8XM
Jalwa Tv
Website Official website
Availability
Satellite
Thaicom 5 at 78.5 degrees East Frequency - 3960 Mhz
IPTV

APNA Channel (Punjabi: اپنا چینل) is a Punjabi language satellite television channel broadcasting from Thailand.[1] It was launched on 14 October, 2004 and broadcasts entertainment programs in Punjabi. It also broadcasts English-language programs dubbed in Punjabi. APNA Channel is part of the APNA TV Network which also include the news channel APNA News and the Seraiki-language channel Kook TV.

Viewership[edit]

The major target viewership of APNA Channel include Pakistan as Punjabi language is spoken and understood by much of the population of Punjab. It is also understood in large portions of Sindh and N.W.F.P.; in regions where languages very similar to it or its dialects are spoken(such as Hindko and Seraiki). The Channel is also targeting the Punjabi speaking communities from the Indian subcontinent, settled in Europe, Middle East, the Persian Gulf region, Far east, Africa and Australia. Apna TV has many viewers across Pakistan and Punjabi speaking areas of India such as Punjab, Delhi, Northern Haryana, Northern Rajasthan, Himachal Pradesh & large part of Jammu & Kashmir.[2]

Availability[edit]

APNA Channel is available on satellite via Thaicom 5 as well as on cable operators all around Pakistan.[3] APNA Channel is also available on PTCL Smart IPTV.[4]

Mission[edit]

The channel's mission is to become a channel of happenings and events narrowing rural and urban gap.[5]

Popular programmes[edit]

Some of the popular programs on APNA Channel include: [6]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Apna Channel Profile". Retrieved 2009-12-21. 
  2. ^ "Apna Channel". tvexplore.com. Retrieved 2009-12-21. 
  3. ^ "APNA Channel Satellite information". www.lyngsat-address.com. Retrieved 2009-12-21. 
  4. ^ "PTCL Smart TV Channels". Archived from the original on 20 January 2010. Retrieved 2009-12-21. 
  5. ^ "Apna TV Network". Retrieved 2009-12-21. 
  6. ^ "Apna Channel Programming". Archived from the original on 15 January 2010. Retrieved 2009-12-21. 

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