Arabian Television Network

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Arabian Television Network
Type Subsidiary
(Government-owned)
Industry Satellite TV and radio
Fate Absorbed by Dubai Media Incorporated
Founded 2007
Headquarters Dubai دبي,
United Arab Emirates
Key people Abdulatif Al Sayegh
(Chief Executive Officer)

Arabian Television Network (ATN) was a Dubai, United Arab Emirates-based broadcast media company, part of Arab Media Group.[1] Its staff and resources have been merged into Dubai Media Incorporated.

Arabian Television Network had partnered with MTV Networks International of Viacom to launch a localized version of MTV, called MTV Arabia,[2][3][4][5][6][7] and Nickelodeon Arabia[8][9][10][11][12][13] as well as launching the first user-generated content channel, SHOOFtv.

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  1. ^ http://www.zawya.com/middle-east/business-development/ (29 April 2011). "Arab Media Group company profile". Zawya. Retrieved 31 December 2011. 
  2. ^ "Arabian Television Network partners with MTV Networks International to launch 24-Hour MTV Arabiya". AME Info. Retrieved 31 December 2011. 
  3. ^ "MTV will be AMG's biggest test yet". ArabianBusiness.com. 7 January 2007. Retrieved 31 December 2011. 
  4. ^ "AMG to get 'aggressive' in TV". ArabianBusiness.com. 7 January 2007. Retrieved 31 December 2011. 
  5. ^ "Arab Media Group to get aggressive in TV". ArabianBusiness.com. 1 February 2007. Retrieved 31 December 2011. 
  6. ^ Jaafar, Ali (16 April 2007). "Media mogul blazes trail – Al-Sayegh launches MTV Arabiya". Variety. Retrieved 31 December 2011. 
  7. ^ Learmonth, Michael (27 December 2006). "MTV maps Mideast move". Variety. Retrieved 31 December 2011. 
  8. ^ Jaafar, Ali (16 October 2007). "Nickelodeon Arabia to launch TV". Variety. Retrieved 31 December 2011. 
  9. ^ "Multichannel News – Nick Set For 2008 Saudi Arabian Debut". Multichannel.com. 16 October 2007. Retrieved 31 December 2011. 
  10. ^ The Hollywood Reporter – MTV, Arab Media to launch Nickelodeon Arabia[dead link]
  11. ^ "Arab Media Group and MTV Networks International to launch Nickelodeon Arabia in 2008". Zawya. 18 October 2007. Retrieved 31 December 2011. 
  12. ^ "Nickelodeon Arabia Ready for Launch". Animation Insider. 19 October 2007. Retrieved 31 December 2011. 
  13. ^ Animation World Network (16 October 2007). "AWN Headline News – Nick Arabia To Launch in 2008". News.awn.com. Retrieved 31 December 2011. 

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