Market roundup: March 2017
DW has added numerous new partners in Latin America. Two channels in Guatemala with nationwide coverage are adding DW’s Spanish-language television in March. Antigua Sports now carries DW sports programming on its lineup and the channel +Musica will show seven DW programs aimed at younger viewers.
The Indonesian online video site Vidio.com now includes 200 episodes of DW’s Indonesian science program, Inovator, on a dedicated channel. Vidio also includes a link to a DW live stream. The popular video site is an Indonesian alternative to YouTube and registers 5 million clicks per month.
China Network Television (CNTV) is showing 150 regionally adapted episodes of Euromaxx online. The website receives 8 million monthly clicks.
The estimated 500,000 listeners of Jan FM based in Sheikhupura and Khanewal, Pakistan can listen and learn German with new DW language courses going on air in March.
A new DTH service in Ghana launched by Mega-Choice, is carrying DW’s English-language channel. Mega Choice is owned by Crystal TV, Ghana’s first privately owned TV network, and long-time DW partner. DW is among 36 free and pay TV channels offered on Mega-Choice and will reach more than six million households in sub-Saharan Africa.
Alternative FM 99.4 in Niger is now broadcasting DW in French and Hausa. The entre French broadcast will be carried and Hausa will be broadcast mornings and afternoons.
Date2017-03-20 | 1:21
TagsAntigua Sports, China Network Television, DDish, Jan FM, LTV Canal La Tribuna, Tecnovisión Canal 33, TVES Canal, Univision, Vidio.com
Market roundup: February 2017
DW’s English channel will be available to 1.25 million households in Bangladesh after 30 new contracts were successfully negotiated with cable networks at the Cable TV Equipments Traders & Manufacturers Association (CTMA) trade fair in Calcutta. Additionally, RTV, Bangladesh’s private broadcaster with the widest nationawide coverage at 42 million households, is now showing DW’s Bengali science program Onneshon.
The Chinese website Tencent is showing 150 locally adapted episodes of Euromaxx. The adaptation was accomplished in cooperation with China DTV. In November 2016, content on Tencent received 118 million clicks.
A new DW partner in Pakistan, ATV, is broadcasting DW’s Urdu magazine Sawal. ATV is one of the country’s most-popular television channels, providing audiences with a full range of programming including news broadcasts, entertainment and educational programming. A weekly segment from DW’s Urdu department will also be included.
Thanks to a new partnership with Amazon, news content in English and German from DW is now available on the new class of devices using Amazon’s Alexa voice technology, which include Echo and Echo Dot. DW content will be read aloud by the device.
Date2017-02-03 | 2:46
Market roundup: January 2017
In December, DW organized a blogging event for “Digital Influencers” in Mozambique. The goal of the event in Maputo was to get to know the digital scene in Mozambique better, to form a network of likeminded thinkers and to meet new potential partners. The most important topics from the event were social networks, citizen journalism and the pros and cons of digital platforms. The event was broadcast on Facebook Live.
In Congo, Afrika TV and Canal Numérique Télévision will be broadcasting DW radio programming in French and Kiswahili.
The newly formed Community Radio Association in Cameroon, which was supported by DW, has also led to 10 new radio partners.
The television channels First Digital, GHone, EBN (Eclipse Broadcasting Network) and NET2 TV are now broadcasting DW programs in Ghana.
DW has five new partners in Pakistan for its English channel: Systak Cable Network and Shaheen Tel Cable Network in Islamabad, Sky Vision International Cable Network in Multan, Showtime CATV Network in Karachi und Rose Plus Communications in Hasanabdal.
Topas TV is now broadcasting DW’s science program for the Indonesian-speaking market, Inovator.
The Chilean broadcaster TVU has integrated several DW programs into its lineup, including Euromaxx, Todo gol, Global 3000, Visión futuro und Patrimonio mundial. TVU is a terrestrial broadcaster with a technical reach of 1.5 million viewers.
Date2017-01-02 | 1:03
Market roundup: December 2016
DW has two new online partners in Venezuela. Prodavinci.com, one of the top-three news and information websites in the country, is now including full articles from DW in Spanish. ElEstimulo.com, another very popular Argentinean news site, has embedded a DW content box on its news page.
DW has added 20 TV partners for the environmental program Eco@Africa at the DISCOP trade fair in Johannesburg. The program is produced in cooperation of Channels TV in Nigeria and KTN in Kenya and is valued in African markets for its outstanding and insightful reporting.
Journalists with DW’s Europe desk used new live streaming technology to shoot a live broadcast in cooperation with the Serbian public broadcaster RTS. Using DMNG safe stream app on a mobile device, a Serbian anchor from DW was broadcast live in Belgrade on the morning talk show, “Tako stoje stvari” (That’s it).
The Finnish telecom provider OYI is carrying DW (Deutsch) in its cable and IPTV package. OYI has an estimated 500,000 subscribers.
Get AS cable network is new broadcasting partner for DW’s English-language channel in Norway, with around 500,000 subscribers.
Wah Cable Network and Seven Star Digital in Wah and Karachi, Pakistan are carrying DW’s English-language channel and together reach 30,000 subscribers.
Date2016-12-02 | 4:28
TagsAfrica on the Move, Arts.21, Channel 44, Channels TV, Eco@Africa, Economía, Escápate, Europe in Concert, Kick Off!, KTN, Mail & Guardian Online, popxport, Primer plano, RTS Serbia, Seven Star Digital, Tako stoje stvari, Todo gol, Wah cable network
Market roundup: November 2016
Eco@Africa, DW’s program covering environmental innovation in Africa and Europe has a new coproduction partner in Africa. KTN, the second-largest channel in the Kenya is joining Nigerian broadcaster Channels TV as a coproduction partner. Now with pan-African coverage, the show will be hosted by anchors from both channels.
DW has started a partnership with Globo, the largest media company in Brazil and the second-largest media conglomerate in the world. Since late October, DW articles have been featured on Globo’s news website, G1, and have already generated thousands of page views.
Leading Turkish telecommunications provider Turkcell is now carrying the programming lineup from DW and DW (Deutsch) for its IPTV and OTT platform, Turkcell TV Plus. Over 1 million users subscribe to the service on Smart TV, Web TV, IPTV and mobile devices.
DW’s science program in Indonesia, Inovator, is being broadcast by the terrestrial broadcaster Satelit TV. The latest episode of the show will be broadcast twice weekly in the region around Purkowtero on the island of Java to around 100,000 households.
DW has two new partners in Pakistan. City Entertainment Cable in Wah and Crystal Cable in Rawalpindi near Islamabad have made DW a part of their basic packages. Both partners have a combined 45,000 subscribers.
The Australian pay TV provider Puma TV is broadcasting DW and DW (Deutsch) on the popular Optus B D2 satellite. DW’s channels will be available alongside 30 other free-to-air broadcasters offered to European immigrants in the region.
Date2016-11-02 | 3:24
TagsBrazil, Channels TV, DW, DW (Deutsch), Eco@Africa, G1, Globo, Inovator, KTN, Puma TV, Satelit TV, Turkcell