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
Meet the Maidan generation on DW
On the new documentary Maidan Dreaming, DW gives the world a unique look beneath the surface of life in Kyiv through the eyes of young people who are driving the fashion and electronic music scene. By exploring art, music and culture, the documentary provides a close-up look at the Maidan generation.
Life in the Ukrainian capital Kyiv is symbolized by contrasts – whether it is between rich and poor, tensions between Russia and the West, or between the past and the future. The uprising in 2014 permanently changed life in Ukraine. How is life progressing after more than a year of transformation and conflict?
The film follows the organizers of Cxema, an electronic music rave in Kyiv. Through the lens of Cxema rave, the documentary exposes the thoughts and feelings young people in Ukraine have about their country and their expectations for the future.
The result is a unique perspective on the dynamics that are driving divisions in Ukrainian society and a personal look at what it means to be young in Kyiv. Electronic music, art and a sense of community are all something that bring young people together amidst the tension and turmoil that is shaping their lives. Also featured in the film is a Ukrainian fashion label, Syndicate, which is a growing trend among creative people in Kyiv and is growing in popularity around Europe and Russia.
These young people are pursuing their dreams in a society that has been shaken to its core and is being pulled by geopolitical tension. With each other and through art, music and culture, they are finding a way to make their dreams a reality.
Maidan Dreaming is another example of DW sharing important stories with people around the world. The film was shot last summer by a DW crew in Kyiv and is being broadcast on DW starting on Saturday, November 19. It is available online in English, German, Spanish, Arabic, Ukrainian and Russian.
Date2016-11-17 | 3:53
The world is watching the US elections on DW
By Wednesday morning, the world will know who the next US President will be. It has been a long and turbulent election season and DW has been there from the beginning with insightful commentary from our correspondents in Washington D.C. and reports from the campaign trail and places across the Untied States.
At the start of the election during the primaries, DW began asking ordinary Americans across the nation, “what America” they wanted. #Whatamerica went behind the headlines and gave a global audience a closer look at what is important to American voters.
As the election progressed, people around the world joined in to express themselves and share their views on what they want for the US. Their ideas and wishes were as unique as the issues that face the nation and the huge response from people around the world showed how the election will have an effect outside of the US.
And DW’s news coverage of the election has gone inside the big political issues in Washington D.C. DW’s correspondent in the US capital, Ines Pohl, has been providing fresh insight into all of the major issues that have shaped the election.
With a network of correspondents across the US, DW’s election coverage will help audiences everywhere understand US politics and give them valuable access to important information about why this election is important for the entire world.
And for the grand finale on election night, a team made up of hundreds of DW journalists, editors, producers and technicians will be hard at work bringing the results of the election live to audiences around the world.
Live coverage of the US presidential election from DW starts November 8 at 11:00 p.m. UTC and will continue for 12 hours straight with results, reactions and analysis.
Date2016-11-07 | 3:53
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