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Market roundup: February 2014
A selection of educational programming from DW Transtel was purchased by Channel ED, a new knowledge and education channel based in South Africa. Channel ED was launched in December 2013 and is produced in Johannesburg at Urban Brew Studios. The channel is a part of a programming package offered by the Pan-African digital satellite broadcaster DStv, which is operated by the South African digital media company, MultiChoice. Channel ED targets young adults and will broadcast to 49 countries throughout Africa.
The Pakistani business news channel Business Plus has just purchased an extensive programming package from DW Transtel. The channel has also carried the popular DW format Euromaxx since November 2013. Starting in 2014, Business Plus will be broadcasting nationwide 50 hours of DW Transtel’s travel and culture programming. Around 12 million households in Pakistan have access to the channel.
DW has also added three new partners in the Baltistan region of northern Pakistan. New Rakaposhi, Garden Cable Network and Shaheen Cable Network provide television service to around 10,000 households in the city of Gilgit. The Pakistani channel Zaiqa TV will also be broadcasting DW’s lifestyle and fitness program In Good Shape via satellite to a potential audience of 12 million households.
DW has a new TV partner in Peru. Since October 2013, RPP TV, the news and information channel from Gruppo RPP has been broadcasting DW’s En forma, Claves, Enlaces and Reporteros en el mundo. Around 1 million subscribers of the Pay-TV service, Moviestar TV currently pick up RPP TV. The channel will also be available via terrestrial television until the end of 2014, which should considerably increase the exposure of DW (Latinoamérica) to potential audiences in Peru.
The mobile livestream from DW (Europe) is now available in the Republic of Moldova on the country’s leading mobile carrier, Orange Moldova. Since the end of 2013 content from DW (Europe) can be uploaded on iOS and Android mobile devices with the Orange TV App. DW is also available on Orange Moldova’s television news package and online at tv.orange.md.
The complete video archives from DW in German, English and Spanish can now be accessed on Google devices via a Smart-TV App.
Date2014-02-05 | 12:12
TagsDW (Latinoamerica), DW Transtel, In Good Shape, Market roundup, Moldova, Pakistan, Peru, South Africa
Market roundup: December 2013
The Sydney-based culture channel Ovation is now a DW partner in Australia. The 15-year-old television channel is carried by all major providers and has a large fan base with programs that feature art, film, opera, history, culture and drama. Ovation will be adding Euromaxx, Arts 21, Europe in Concert, Discover Germany and Treasures of the World.
DW is also being broadcast now on the business and finance news channel, Business Plus, in Pakistan. It is the only channel of its kind in the country with a focus on business and economic issues. Euromaxx, DW’s lifestyle magazine will be aired daily during the evening program as an addition to the lifestyle segment. There are plans for more cooperation with DW in the future. The channel is broadcast nationwide via the Paksat-1 satellite and is carried by all major cable providers allowing for a potential audience of 12 million households in Pakistan. Outside of Pakistan, the channel is available in 52 countries. Business Plus belongs to the MTL media group.
DW has added a new online partner in Greece. Since the beginning of October, DW has been providing full reports on Greek political and business news that are being featured on the popular business website capital.gr. The website covers finance, business and investment news while providing political analysis and background information. Capital.gr attracts a young audience with an average age of 35 who also have a high level of education and interest in socio-economic issues. The site is visited by around 1,250,000 users in Greece each month.
Date2013-12-03 | 12:31
TagsAustralia, euromaxx, Europe in Concert, financial news, Greece, Market roundup, News, online, Pakistan, television, Vietnam, World Stories
Market roundup: November 2013
The website of Radio Canada International’s radio program, Eye on the Arctic, is now a DW partner. Since October, content from DW’s Ice Blog, created by DW editor Irene Quaile, has been featured on the Canadian broadcaster’s website blog. The radio program features issues affecting the Arctic such as climate change. The content is normally limited to contributors from Arctic states– however the quality of the information from DW’s Ice Blog convinced Eye on the Arctic to widen the circle of those allowed to contribute.
After the discontinuation of its Russian radio service, DW’s presence in Georgia was interrupted. Now after realigning its multimedia content, DW has managed to revive its presence in the country. The first step was the addition of the leading Georgian online news service, News.ge, as a premium partner. News.ge launched English and Russian language news sites on October 1 which both exclusively feature DW news content. More projects in Georgia are currently being prepared.
DW has added CTH, one of the largest cable TV providers in Thailand, as a partner. The country’s second largest cable provider brings national and international programming to over 2.5 million households. DW’s flagship English channel can now be received 24 hours every day via the new partner’s digital cable network.
DW has a new partner in Pakistan. Radio Chiltan in Quetta will now be broadcasting DW programming in English and Urdu. The station also broadcasts in regional languages.
DW has added one of the largest private radio broadcasters in Eastern Zambia as a premium partner. BreezeFM has a range reaching from Eastern Zambia to Western Malawi. Since the beginning of October, the new partner has been taking on content from DW’s worldwide English language radio programming and also broadcasts the popular program, Africa link from DW’s English for Africa service everyday via VHF.
DW’s World Stories has a new partner in Mozambique. The private broadcaster, TIM (Televisão Independente de Moçambique) has been airing reports from World Stories since September and will be contributing their own stories as well.
As a new part of the longtime cooperation between Sony and DW in the area of Smart TV, Sony will now be including DW content on its mobile devices. The news App Socialife comes preinstalled on cell-phones, tablets and notebooks and news reports from DW in 12 languages will be integrated into the App and prominently displayed.
On October 15, Albanian was added to DW’s Media Center. That increases the number of available languages to 26.
The multimedia project, Wagner 200 – Bayreuth Backstage , has been available online in English, Spanish and Russian since October 15.
DW’s online cooperation with @ Verdade Mozambique is proving to be a quick success. In just a month, the number of clicks on DW’s Portuguese for Africa website has clearly increased
Date2013-11-07 | 1:38
TagsGeorgia, Market roundup, Pakistan, Radio Canada International, Thailand, Vietnam, World Stories, Zambia
Pakistan in focus of DW’s Media Dialogue
DW Akademie has announced a call for papers for its Media Dialogue on May 29, 2013. This is the fourth installment of the symposium which will focus on “Pakistan’s Media Landscape: The Effects of Liberalization”. The event will be held in Bonn and will welcome international media researchers, political scientists, economists, legal experts and journalists to discuss recent developments as well as future trends in Pakistan’s media landscape. DW Akademie is organizing the Media Dialogue in collaboration with Bonn-Rhein-Sieg University of Applied Sciences. The deadline for paper proposals is February 25, 2013.
Date2013-01-22 | 2:07
Market roundup: December 2012
DW programming is now available on Xunlei-Kankan, one of the largest online video platforms in China. The platform has integrated clips from the magazines Global Ideas and Future Now, which have been translated into Chinese, as well as clips in English from shows like Arts.21, Discover Germany, Global 3000, In Good Shape, Made in Germany, Euromaxx, Drive It! und Tomorrow Today. Xunlei-Kankan has more than 260 million users.
In Pakistan, DW content is now available on smartphones via UFone. The provider now offers its more than 2 million mobile customers DW’s English television program.
Learning by Ear is now available for mobile users in Afghanistan with Afghan Wireless (AWCC). The mobile provider has more than 4 million subscribers throughout Afghanistan and is offering the series as content via its interactive voice response (IVR) system.
DW has acquired another partner for its Spanish television channel in Latin America with Claro Peru. The second-largest television station in Peru will now include DW (Latinoamérica) in its digital TV package. Claro is part of the América Móvil group – the leading telecommunications provider in Latin America with more than 300 million customers.
Africa / Middle East
Shahid.net and DU are now featuring content from DW (Arabia) in their programming lineup. The two IPTV platforms are new to the media landscape in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
English episodes of Learning by Ear are now available on Vodafone Ghana. By working with Yassu, the Learning by Ear content will be available on all mobile phones as audio on demand.
Date2012-12-03 | 3:08