Welcome to ATV (A Shalimar Television Network Channel)/ Shalimar Recording & Broadcasting Company Limited. 36, Sector H / 9, Islamabad. Pakistan. Phone: (92-51) 9265601-5 , Fax: (92-51) 4434830
 
 
 
   
 
Milestones
1974:

Shalimar Recording Company Limited was incorporated.
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1976:

Pakistan’s first audio recording of Holy Quran was launched
Recording studio was established at Lahore.
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1981:

Recording studio became operational at Karachi.
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1983:

Pre-recorded video cassettes were added to the commercial activities
First ever dividend at 50 percent was paid to the shareholders.
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1984:

Dividend at one hundred percent was paid.
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1989:

Pakistan’s first free-to-air broadcasting license in the semi-private sector was granted to the Company
Recording studio was established at Islamabad.
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1990:

Pakistan’s first semi-private TV station commenced 24-hour broadcasting from STN-Islamabad
STN-Karachi was inaugurated.
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1991:

Third STN station was established at Lahore.
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1993:

STN-Faisalabad went on air
Peshawar station was activated
Quetta station started broadcasting
STN became a member of Asia Pacific Broadcasting Union
Five hundred percent dividends were paid in the form of bonus shares.
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1994:

Pakistan’s first teletext service began from STN-Karachi
STN-Larkana was switched on
STN-Multan became operational.
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1995:

Teletext service started from Lahore
Bahawalpur station began transmission
STN-Hyderabad commenced service.
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1996:

Company name changed to Shalimar Recording & Broadcasting Company Limited
Studio established at Company’s headquarters at Islamabad.
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1997:

STN-Daska started broadcasting.
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1998:

12th STN’s station at Sukkur commenced broadcasting.
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1999:

Recordings of Shalimar were released on Compact Disc under Licensing arrangements.
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2001:
Film transferring & tower space renting were added to Company’s business activities.
 
2004:
The old transmitters were replaced with the state of the art Solid State T.V Transmitters at above 12 stations.
 
 
8 Rebroadcast Stations were established in the following cities,.

Thandiani
Batkhela
Mingora
Khusdar
Kalat
Sibi
Sahiwal and
Tando Allahyar.
 
2005: Television call-sign changed to ATV.
ATV Complex established at Islamabad.
 
2009 - 2012: 7 F.M Radio stations have been established at Islamabad, Lahore, Karachi, Peshawar, Multan, Faisalabad and Hyderabad.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
   
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