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Market roundup: May 2016


DW news content in English, German, French and Polish is now available on Samsung’s news aggregator app Upday. The app is a personalized news service developed by Axel Springer for Samsung phones in Europe. Full DW articles are now available on the service along with content from 1,200 major publications in Germany, France, Great Britain and Poland such as Spiegel, Le Figaro, The Telegraph and


TonTon, the largest OTT platform in Malaysia now includes DW’s English-language channel TonTon currently has over 5 million subscribers with on-demand and live programming via DSL. DW is available on TonTon along with a small selection of other international broadcasters.

DW has a new cable partner in India. Maa Tara Cable Network is now broadcasting DW’s English-language channel to 50,000 household in the eastern Bihar region.


A selection of DW television programming is now being broadcast by Radio Flash FM’s new television station, Flash TV. DW has been a partner of Radio Flash FM in Rwanda since 2007.

South America

The Chilean cable provider Mundo Pacífico now includes DW (Latinoamérica) in its digital TV package. Mundo Pacífico has a large share of the pay TV market in Chile and will help increase DW’s technical reach in the region.



2016-05-04 | 6:19



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Preview of the guest list for the 2014 Global Media Forum

The plenary chamber at the GMF

The 2014 DW Global Media Forum (GMF) will focus on the transformative power of the Internet and its effect on modern media, governance and political participation.  A collection of intriguing individuals active in media and government will provide insight, understanding and shed new light on these critical issues.

Secretary General of the Council of Europe, Thorbjørn Jagland ,will be delivering a keynote speech following opening remarks from DW Director General Peter Limbourg.  Also attending as a special guest will be the Egyptian political satirist Bassem Youssef, host of the widely-popular and controversial comedy news show El Bernameg. Other special guests include German Foreign Minister, Dr. Frank-Walter Steinmeier and humanitarian activist Auma Obama.

The Media Summit at the GMF will get to the core of the issue at hand with a panel of distinguished individuals from German and international media. Delivering a keynote speech will be the CEO of Axel Springer Germany, Mathias Doepfner.  Panelists will include Peter Horrocks, Director of BBC World Services Group and Director General of Al Jazeera Media Network, Dr. Mostefa Souag.

Another highlight will be a panel discussion on transatlantic relations with panelists that include Senior Editor for Foreign Policy at the Sueddeutsche Zeitung, Stefan Cornelius, Editor-in-Chief of RTL television, Peter Kloeppel and DW Chief Political Correspondent, Melinda Crane.

You can see the entire guest list here.


2014-04-25 | 12:30



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