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Last Updated: 2013-12-24

Aboriginal Peoples Television Network

Company information

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Legal Name:   Aboriginal Peoples Television Network
Operating Name:   Aboriginal Peoples Television Network
 
Mailing Address
339 Portage Ave
WINNIPEG, Manitoba
R3B 2C3
Location Address
339 Portage Ave
WINNIPEG, Manitoba
R3B 2C3
 
Telephone: (204) 947-9331
Toll Free Phone: 1-888-278-8862
Fax: (204) 943-8985
Email: info@aptn.ca
Website URL: http://www.aptn.ca/ 
 
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Contact information

 
Jacqueline Jubinville
  Title:   Manager of Communications
  Area of Responsibility:   Management Executive
  Telephone:   (204) 947-9331
  Ext:   339
  Fax:   (204) 947-9307
  Email:   jjubinville@aptn.ca
 

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Company description

 
APTN is the first national Aboriginal television network in the world with programming by, for and about Aboriginal Peoples, to share with all Canadians as well as viewers around the world. APTN is a mandatory service available in over 10 million Canadian households with basic cable, direct-to-home (DTH) or wireless service.  
Country of Ownership: Canada  
Year Established: 1999
Exporting: No  
Primary Industry (NAICS): 515120 - Television Broadcasting
Primary Business Activity: Services  
Number of Employees: 145 
Aboriginal Firm: Registered Aboriginal Business under the Procurement Strategy for Aboriginal Business (PSAB)

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Product / Service / Licensing

 
Service Name: Broadcasting
 
APTN does not receive government funding for operations, but generates revenue through subscriber fees, advertising sales and strategic partnerships. Advertising on APTN is restricted to national advertisers. They range from private businesses to governmental organizations, representing a wide range of goods and services.

 
Service Name: communication/broadcast training
 
 
Service Name: Television programming
 
APTN's programming is over 80% Canadian content with other programming generated from New Zealand, Australia, Central and South America and the United States. 56% of APTN programming is in English, 28% in various Aboriginal languages and 16% in French. Over half of APTN programming (56%) is exclusive and cannot be seen on any other network.

 
Service Name: uplinking services
 
APTN is able to uplink programming from our three northern
presentation centres: Yellowknife, Whitehorse and Iqaluit.

 

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Market profile

Industry sector market interests:

  • Culture

Geographic markets:

Actively pursuing:
  • New Zealand

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