ATN Bangla

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ATN Bangla
ATN Bangla.svg
ATN Bangla logo
Launched July 16, 1997; 20 years ago (1997-07-16)
Owned by Asian Television Network
Picture format MPEG-2
Country Bangladesh
Broadcast area National
Replaced Efir 2
Sister channel(s) ATN News
Website ATN Bangla
Thaicom 5 76.5°E (Apstar IIR) 3669.75 MHz H
Eutelsat 28A (Europe) 11681 V 27500 2/3
Dish Network (USA) Channel 818
Sky (UK) Channel 827
UCS (Bangladesh) Channel 18
Prisma Digital (Bangladesh) Channel 12

ATN Bangla is a Bengali-language digital cable television channel. It transmits from its studio in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The channel is transmitted in South Asia, the Middle East, Europe, and North America. The channel offers a wide variety of programming including news, movies, dramas, talk shows, and more. The channel started broadcast in South Asia on 15 July 1997. Broadcasts to Europe began in 2001.[1] The channel started broadcasting news from August 16, 2001.[1]

One of its programmes, Amrao pari (We, too, Can), won the International Children’s Day of Broadcasting Award at the 32nd International Emmy Awards Gala in 2004. The documentary was shot and directed by 18 teenagers from Bangladesh, and was focused on the true story of Abul Khaer, a 9-year-old boy, who stopped a passenger train from approaching a disjointed railtrack, and prevented a train disaster.[2][3]

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  1. ^ a b "About Us – ATN Bangla". Retrieved 2017-06-08. 
  2. ^ "ATN Bangla wins International Children's Day of Broadcasting Award". Unicef. 2004. 
  3. ^ Deepita, Novera (4 February 2006). "From BTV to ETV and beyond: The television revolution". 15th Anniversary Supplement. The Daily Star. Retrieved 4 February 2006. 

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