Market roundup: September 2011
DW-TV ASIA+ is now available for the first time via direct-to-home in Mongolia. Deutsche Welle recently signed a contract with DDishTV, which will make DW-TV ASIA+ available nationwide, 24 hours per day. DDishTV is the only direct-to-home provider in Mongolia, providing its 50,000 subscribers with 20 channels using the Apstar 5 satellite.
DW-TV ASIA+ has also been integrated into two additional cable packages in Taiwan. SAN DA CATV has more than 83,000 subscribers and offers about 50 channels in Changhua. And Kuo Shen Cable has around 50,000 subscribers and is available in Zhongpu and the Chiayi province.
In addition, euromaxx and Arts.21 are now being shown in the line-up from OKTO – the public broadcaster in Singapore. OKOT is available nationwide over terrestrial satellite, satellite, cable and DVB-T.
Deutsche Welle has been working with the Turkish television channel TV8 since the end of July 2011. Now, this cooperation has been expanded to include video-phone services. DW journalists from the Turkish department deliver expert commentary twice a week via video phone and are included as a live feed during TV8’s morning news program.
DW has also signed a deal with “UPC Magyarország” – the largest cable operator in Hungary. DW-TV will now be included in the digital package “Európa csomag”, with eight other European channels.
Date2011-09-01 | 3:30