Ethnic Channels Group

Ethnic Channels Group

March 29, 2011 15:07 ET

Ethnic Channels Group, TV Today Network

Launch of #1 News Channel from India in Canada Aaj Tak

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - March 11, 2011) -

Contact: Maria Vorobieva, maria@ethnicchannels.com or 416-823-7585
WHEN:
Tuesday, April 5th, 2011 from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
WHY:
Canada and India share a vital business and cultural bond, and there is enormous potential for stronger ties between the two countries. Ethnic Channels Group, the leading provider of non-English language digital TV channels to Canada's multicultural population will host a reception and press conference to celebrate the launch of the No: 1 'News' channel from India Aaj Tak to viewers in Canada
This year, Canada is celebrating the Year of India, which aims to highlight India's culture, traditions and diversity, and celebrate the contributions of the Indian Diaspora to Canadian society. The launch of Aaj Tak in Canada provides an excellent opportunity to showcase India's colourful culture and tradition.
WHO:
The Honorable Jason Kenney, the Canadian Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism
Mr. G. Krishnan, CEO, TV Today Network Ltd
Slava Levin, CEO, Ethnic Channels Group Ltd.
Hari Srinivas, President, Ethnic Channels Group Ltd.
WHERE:
One King West Hotel & Residence, Grand Banking Hall
1 King Street West Toronto, ON M5H 1A1
http://www.onekingwest.com/
RSVP:
Maria Vorobieva, maria@ethnicchannels.com or 416.823.7585
About Ethnic Channels Group
Ethnic Channels Group ("ECG") is the leading provider of non-English language digital TV channels to Canada's multicultural population. Founded in 2004, the company holds 53 Category 2 CRTC licenses for digital channels.
By selecting the best channels from around the world and delivering them directly to viewer's homes via a licensed North American satellite and/or cable provider, such as Rogers Cable, Shaw Cable, Bell TV, Telus TV and Dish Network, ECG provides essential entertainment and information services to non-English speakers throughout North America. From its state-of-the-art broadcast facility in Toronto, ECG delivers the very best programming available from the countries of origin, spiced with locally produced foreign language shows. This combination creates a service that meets the diverse needs of today's émigré population, which is underserved by mainstream media sources.
ECG broadcasts channels directly from its facility in Toronto. In addition, ECG provides facility services to numerous third language channels being broadcast in Canada and the United States. For more information, please visit http://www.ethnicchannels.com/.
About T.V. Today Network Ltd.
TV Today Network Ltd. is an India-based company engaged in news telecast and broadcasting operations. The Company has two segments: TV Broadcasting and Radio Business. The TV Business comprises of four news channels: Aaj Tak, Headlines Today, Tez and Dilli Aaj Tak.
Aajtak was launched in the year 2000. Aajtak is a South Asian news channel and is the No: 1 News channel from India. The 24 X 7 TV channel has retained its leadership position for over 10 years. The channel is in Hindi which is the national language of India. In Canada, the channel is distributed on Rogers Cable and Bell TV. In addition to Canada, the channel is also distributed across USA on Dish Network, the largest distributor of international programming in USA. The channel is also available in other territories around the world. For more information, please visit http://aajtak.intoday.in/.
Headlines Today was launched in the year 2003. It was the first English 24 x 7 news channel from India. In Canada, the channel is distributed on Rogers Cable. In addition to Canada, the channel is also distributed across USA on Dish Network, the largest distributor of international programming in USA. The channel is also available in other territories around the world. For more information, please visit http://www.headlinestoday.in/.

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