ATN Bangla steps into 23rd year | 2019-07-15

ATN Bangla steps into 23rd year

Culture Desk

15 July, 2019 12:00 AM printer

ATN Bangla steps into 23rd year

 ATN Bangla, the first private satellite television channel in the country, steps into 23rd year today.

To celebrate its founding anniversary, ATN Bangla will air a set of special programmes all day long.

With the theme Abiram Banglar Mukh, the channel launched its historic journey on July 15, 1997.

ATN Bangla was turned into digital channel in 1999 while it started broadcasting its Bangla News on August 2001, English News on October 1, 2002 and News every hour in 2003.

ATN Bangla was honoured with the Emmy Award, which is known as Oscar of the small screen for airing the programme Amrao Pari in a span of one and a half decades of its journey.

Besides, the channel won some prestigious awards like Asian Regional Award, Meena Media Award, Bazlur Rahman Smriti Padak, Asian Broadcaster of the Year Award and United Nations Correspondents Association Award.