What is Ariana TV? What is the Story Behind it?

Ariana Television Network (ATN) is the first Afghan channel and broadcasts over Afghanistan, the Middle East, Europe, Asia and North America. ATN programming includes news, documentaries, children’s programmes, sports programs, entertainment shows and movies.

Ariana TV Afghanistan was officially inaugurated on 7 July 2005 by Afghanistans President Hamid Karzai. The channel runs 24 hours a day from Kabul using modern technologies such as digital broadcasting technology.

Ariana TV Kabul focuses on news in Farsi/Pashtu languages which are spoken in Afghanistan- about 90% of all Afghanistanis speak either Farsi (80%) or Pashtu as their first language. There are also programmes in English for an international audience. The station contains both English and Arabic commercials for the global audience with advertisements for products such as Coca-Cola Zero Sugar or Wrigley’s chewing gum to promote Western culture to Eastern nations.

Ariana TV popular Shows

  • Sobho Zindagi Show
  • Safar Ba Jamme Jahani
  • FIFA Magazine
  • AWCC Hadaf Game Show
  • Quran and Hadis
  • Pashto News
  • Deyare Ma
  • Dari/Farsi News
  • Gadivan Show
  • Falaah
  • Beben Wa Bebaz
  • Saar Show
  • Del Na Del Game Show
  • Quran-e Majid

Frequency Details of Ariana tv

Satellite NameFrequencySystemSymbol RateFECGroupType
Al Yah 1 52.5°E12015 HDVB-S2/8PSK275003/4Afghan MuxFTA

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