From its humble inception in 1969 with the gold and jewelry business, to a diverse range of businesses and industries and a global presence, ARY has become a force to be reckoned with in the 21st century corporate world.
ARY is headquartered in Dubai which is geographically and culturally best suited to host such businesses. ARY’s flagship gold and jewelry business is now the biggest in the world. Add to that is a proud portfolio of companies that comprise Investment Banking, to industrial ventures, to properties and real estate, and of course communications and media. ARY Group now has presence all over the world and across over 14 business sectors ARY Digital Network one of the fastest growing Asian television networks in the world was launched in the United Kingdom in December 2000 to cater the growing demands of Asian entertainment in the region with its flagship channel ARY Digital. Since its inception it gained immense amount of popularity which is proved by the fact that within a span of three years the dynamic growth and popularity of the channel demanded the channel to grow into a network of 10 channels reaching over 100 countries around the globe.The channels that form the ARY Digital Network are:
- ARY Digital (Asia, Middle East, UK/Europe & USA)
- ARY News (Asia, UK/USA)
- ARY Musik
- ARY QTV
- ARY Zauq
Holding the most diversified portfolio starting from entertainment ARY Digital, current affairs and news channel ARY News, youth based music channel ARY Musik, religious & spiritual teachings channel ARY QTV, traditional food & recipes based channel ARY Zauq. All production is done in-house with their own specialized programming catering to Urdu speakers residing in Pakistan and abroad. ARY Digital Network viewers now spread across Asia, Middle East, Africa, Australia, Europe and America.
The Network’s channels now have separate beams across South East Asia, Middle East, United Kingdom/Europe and North America promoting Pakistan’s soft image and rich culture across the globe. As an ambassador for the great people of Pakistan beaming into more than 100 countries, ARY Digital Network has a vision to become a vital organization contributing positively to the lives of Pakistanis and Urdu speakers around the globe. Having its base in Pakistan, the ARY Digital Network now holds its head high with pride to be The Largest Satellite Television Network in Pakistan.While maintaining our foremost endeavor to share quality entertainment & knowledge with Urdu speaking viewers around the globe, in 2004 ARY Digital Network launched its channels on Dish Network to bring 1.4 Million Pakistanis closer to their routes and culture. Keeping up with latest technologies ARY diversified into IP Platform and now to mobile applications and video on demand. In Canada our channels are on all major platforms. After the launch if its 24 Hour food channel ARY Zauq in 2008, bringing all the vibrant flavors of national and international cuisines for its viewers and boasting a lineup of fresh programming with famous chefs from all over Pakistan offering their expert advice on the choicest recipes and optimal food preparation techniques. This year ARY Zauq has added a new line of readymade spices and pastes, whereby our beloved viewers will be able to prepare their foods to the beautiful tastes of Pakistan.
“ARY Digital Network has become a means for all expatriate Pakistanis to stay connected and updated with the happenings of their homeland. Apart from this it has become a major source of information, knowledge and entertainment for the viewers around the globe as well. Our vision is to keep contributing positively to the fast growing information based global society and to create opportunities for cultures to interact and experience each other in a constructive way” - SALMAN IQBAL, Global CEO & President.For any further information about the Network please contact; Muhammed J. Bawany- Junaid@arydigital.tv or visit www.arydigital.tv.