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Market roundup: April 2014
DW and the Russian search engine Rambler.ru have expanded their ongoing cooperation. Rambler, one of the Russia’s top three most popular web portals and a longtime DW premium partner, now includes a selection of news teasers from DW’s Russian website on its news platform. In March the links drew around 600,000 visits to DW’s Russian website in two days.
A compact web version of DW’s Russian news magazine Geofaktor has also been well received by Russian-speaking audiences. The 10-minute online format was recently created as a response to the increased demand for information in regions affected by the current political and social tension between Russia and Ukraine. It took only three days for the format to go from concept to reality– an excellent cooperative achievement for DW’s editorial, distribution and multimedia departments. The modified Geofaktor receives between 30,000 and 100,000 views every day.
The Indonesian DTH provider BiG TV is now broadcasting DW around the clock. The English language channel from DW is included in each of BiG TV’s five basic programming packages. The provider bundles 177 channels from all over the world and broadcasts them via satellite to subscribers everywhere in Indonesia. In the next two years, the company estimates it will reach 300,000 subscribers.
Date2014-04-01 | 12:17
Will Sochi provide a fitting world stage for the Olympic Winter Games?
Sochi has already gotten some bad press, with many wondering if this edition will be tarnished. DW will be going in-depth to provide you a complete view of what is going on and what powers are at play. But don’t forget the athletes and the sports. DW is covering the 2014 Winter Olympic Games like never before with a combination of television and multimedia features that will take international audiences inside the action and behind the scenes with videos and commentary from Sochi. DW Sports will also cover German athletes who are in the spotlight as favorites on the world stage. Can the young skier Eric Frenzel win his first gold medal, after winning the Bronze in Vancouver? Will champion luger Felix Loch continue to dominate the track or be upset by the competition?
DW will keep you constantly updated online with multimedia websites in English, German, Spanish and Arabic. Additionally for audiences in India, Pakistan and Afghanistan DW has produced special olympic websites in Bengali, Urdu, Dari and Pashto. DW also will be bringing together all of the news and results everyday with TV reports alongside in-depth specials that explore the wider social, cultural and technological issues surrounding the Olympics on Euromaxx and Tomorrow Today.
Date2014-02-08 | 11:54
New programming for Russia
DW has made further progress in the development of programming for Russia with its new television magazine “Geofactor”. DW’s Russian editorial team is responsible for producing the new show that will be broadcast every Saturday on Expert-TV.
The weekly magazine is 15 minutes long and was premiered on November 3. It covers politics and business, with a focus on the relationship between Russia, Germany and the rest of the European Union. Content comes from existing DW material and new content developed explicitly for “Geofactor” viewers.
Expert-TV reaches around 19 million viewers throughout Russia.
Date2012-11-16 | 12:43
Market roundup: July 2012
DW has found a new partner for World Stories with the South Africa based project Africa Report. The Dutch NGO Media for Business Development Foundation (MBDF) started Africa Report in 2009. MBDF supports the development of the private sector in African countries and the TV program Africa Report inspires its viewers with the success stories from African businesses.
The leading Russian pay TV channel Tricolor TV is now including DW in its “Optimum” package. The new DW partner has more than 30 million cable subscribers and is the largest satellite TV provider in Russia. The British market research firm HIS Screen Digest states that Tricolor is the fastest growing DTH service in Europe and in the top three worldwide (along with Dish TV and Sun Direct).
Another partnership in Russia was added just last week during the Global Media Forum in Bonn. Chetvertyi kanal (Channel 4) will begin integrating the program “Europe in Concert” into its lineup.
The most important cable providers in Bolivia is now integrating two DW channels in its network. COTEL has picked up the Spanish and German language DW channels as part of its basic package and is thereby providing viewers in the capitol city of La Paz with DW programming around the clock.
Following the launch of dw.de in February, DW has also relaunched its website for mobile users at m.dw.com. The site is optimized for mobile handsets and smartphones and is available in 30 languages.
Date2012-07-03 | 8:55
Deutsche Welle Global Media Forum starts Monday
From June 25-27, the Deutsche Welle Global Media Foru will once again bring attention to the issues that are relevant in today’s global society. This year’s focus will be on “Culture. Education. Media – Shaping a sustainable world”. DW anticipates that about 1,800 participants from 100 nations will attend the conference at the World Conference Center in Bonn. In more than 50 panel discussions and workshops they will discuss subjects such as the right to education, cultural diversity, political culture, global ethics and intercultural dialog, sustainability and new methods of learning.
German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle is taking part in the fifth edition of the three-day conference. On Tuesday, June 26, he will stalk about “Shaping globalization together: Deepening dialogues and building partnerships.” The former Indonesian president Jusuf Habibie and the Director of News and Current Affairs of Al Arabiya Nakhle El Hage will also take the panel discussion. Some of the other illustrious guest speakers confirmed for this year include author and South African anti-apartheid activist Denis Goldberg, Franz Josef Radermacher, a professor of informatics at the University of Ulm and a member of the Club of Rome, as well as the human rights activist Theary C. Seng from Cambodia.
On Monday afternoon, DW will put a focus on the Russian television market with a panel looking at Education in Modern Commercial TV-Markets. The Deutsche Welle Global Media Forum has always been a fantastic platform for media representatives to meet with their colleagues and discuss the most current issues that are shaping the industry. The DW distribution team always takes part in panels and helps develop side events.
We will keep you updated with news from the event – so keep an eye out for developments. You can also check out a full list of speakers and events here.
Date2012-06-22 | 8:56