ATN B4U Music
|ATN B4U Music|
ATN B4U Music logo
|Launched||April 4, 2006 (pay service)
June 17, 2012 (specialty service)
|Owned by||Asian Television Network|
|Picture format||480i (SDTV)|
|Sister channel(s)||ATN B4U Movies|
|Rogers Cable||Channel 849|
|Bell Fibe TV||Channel 795|
|Optik TV||Channel 2330|
ATN B4U Music is a Canadian Category B Hindi language specialty channel owned by Asian Television Network (ATN). ATN B4U Music broadcasts music-related programming primarily in the form of a variety of music video-based programs and interview series. Programs are primarily sourced from B4U Music, an Indian-based television channel, in addition to locally produced Canadian content.
In April 2005, ATN was granted approval from the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) to launch a television channel called ATN - Music Network One (Hindi Music) - AMN1, described as "a national ethnic Category 2 pay television programming undertaking devoted to music programming, interviews with the artists, scenes from the production of their music videos and songs, all in the Hindi language."
On September 25, 2012, B4U Music's broadcasting license to operate as a pay service was revoked at ATN's request. The channel subsequently re-launched as a regular specialty service on June 17, 2012, under the following license: ATN- Music Network One (Hindi Music) - AMN1.
- Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2005-132 CRTC 2005-04-08
- ATN launches Canada's first South Asian music channel Archived September 19, 2010, at the Wayback Machine. Channel Canada 2006-04-04
- "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2007-03-18. Retrieved 2008-11-07.
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