ATN-Asian Radio

ATN-Asian Radio
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Broadcast areaCanada
United States
BrandingATN Radio
FrequencySirius 165
First air dateSeptember 24, 2007
Launched October 29, 2007
FormatSouth Asian Programming
ClassSatellite Radio Station
OwnerAsian Television Network
XM Radio Canada
WebsiteATN-Asian Radio

ATN-Asian Radio is an XM Satellite Radio channel featuring programming dedicated South Asian community in North America.[1] This channel's content is produced by Asian Television Network.[2] The channel features: talk and phone-in shows,[3] music and poetry,[4] news and current affairs,[5] and live cricket commentary.[6] The channel was in preview mode from 2007-09-24 until 2007-10-29 at 6 PM ET, at which point it was formally launched. The majority of the talk shows are in English[7] with substantial coverage in Punjabi, Hindi, and other South Asian languages.[6]

On April 18, 2008, ATN-Asian Radio started broadcasting live Indian Premier League matches on the channel as a part of Asian Television Network International Limited broadcasting rights[8] It was initially available on XM Satellite Radio, but then just Sirius as part of Multicultural Radio.[9] 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.


  1. ^ "ATN Asian Radio". Retrieved 2019-10-22.
  2. ^ "Asian Television Network on SiriusXM". SiriusXM. Retrieved 2019-10-22.
  3. ^ "ATN - Asian Radio - SiriusXM Channel 165". Streema. Retrieved 2019-10-22.
  4. ^ "". Retrieved 2019-10-22.
  5. ^ "XM To Add ATN-Asian Radio Channel". All Access. Retrieved 2019-10-22.
  6. ^ 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.
  7. ^ GmbH, finanzen net. "ATN to launch Republic TV in Canada | Markets Insider". Retrieved 2019-10-22.
  8. ^ "THEY GAVE YOU NHL & NFL Now ATN Gives You IPL" (PDF) (Press release). Asian Television Network International Limited. 2008-04-15. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2008-06-25. Retrieved 2008-04-21.
  9. ^ "New SiriusXM Channel Lineup". RadioInsight. 2011-05-03. Retrieved 2019-10-22.

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