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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
Market roundup: June 2012
DW has lined up three new partners in Venezuela. Asotel, one of three publicly-funded telecommunications groups in Venezuela has take on DW’s Spanish-language channel – which is already available on 22 different channels in 15 regions. This means that it is available to more than 100,000 new households in the county. Asotel will also be broadcasting DW’s German-language channel in touristic regions in the future.
Individual programs like Enlaces, Global 3000, Cultura 21, En forma and Visión Futuro have been integrated into the lineup from Vale TV – a private channel that is broadcast nationwide. And Cable Hogar is broadcasting DW’s Spanish-language channel in the Valencia region and will be spreading out to Caracas soon.
With TransTeleKom (TTK), DW has joined forces with one of the five largest telecommunications companies in Russia. TTK and has been broadcasting DW’s television channel for Europe as part of its basic package since May 1, making it available to more than 300,000 households throughout the country. TTK has one of the largest fiber-optic cable networks in Russia and provides service to more than 1.7 million households.
DW’s main English channel is now being broadcast by another partner in Thailand – the IPTV provider Me-TV. It is subsidiary of Telecom of Thailand (TOT) and will make DW available to another 100,000 households throughout the country. Me-TV plans on expanding to more than 150 IPTV channels in the future – 70 percent of which will be free of charge, including DW.
DW is now also available in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, on the DVB-T platform created by Partner Royal Media Entertainment Corporation. The organization plans on expanding quickly in the future.
Date2012-06-04 | 8:31
Market roundup: March 2012
DW has a new partner for digital television in Malaysia. Asian Broadcasting Network (ABN) started broadcasting DW in February. The digital cable provider has around 500 channels and is working on becoming Malaysia’s second largest digital TV provider. They are trying to acquire 500,000 customers by the end of the year.
DW is also now available around the clock in Tokyo with NEW IT Venture (NITV). The newly-founded Japanese IPTV provider will be broadcasting DW programming in English.
In Pakistan, DW’s English TV channel is now being offered in the Sindh province. DW recently signed an agreement with Orient Multimedia Cable Network und Sky Cable TV Network.
DW has expanded its online presence in the Ukraine by acquiring a new premium partner. DW content has been available on Ukr.Pravda since February 23. The website features news and information in Russian and Ukrainian and receives approximately 260,000 visits each day. It is currently second in the “News & Media” category from LiveInternet.ru. DW content – including full-length articles and links – can be found in a special section for international mass media on Ukr.Pravda. All articles appear with the DW logo and are prominently promoted on the homepage.
Date2012-03-08 | 4:08
Market roundup: December 2011
DW’s sales team has once again made inroads in Africa. France Greber, Distribution Representative for Africa, and Thomas Mösch, from the DW’s Africa service, recently made a trip to Cameroon and returned with nine new partners. The community radio stations that have signed agreements will begin broadcasting DW’s radio programming this year – including programming in French and Hausa, as well as the new English program “Africalink”. With a total of 20 radio, three TV and two online partners, DW is now available nationwide in Cameroon.
DW continues to gain ground in the United States – it has now included in several new cable systems across the country with Comcast. These include Texas, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware, making it available to more than 3 million Comcast subscribers. DW was previously only available in the Comcast systems in Colorado, Central California, San Francisco Bay Area and Southern Florida. In addition, Cox Communications has made DW available to its 600,000 subscribers in Virginia.
DW has expanded its partnership with the largest commercial station in Bangladesh, Ekushey TV (ETV). The broadcaster will include business features and reports from DW’S Bengali service.
DW is now broadcasting its television program to all of the Palau islands in the Pacific Ocean, after signing an agreement with the Palau National Communication Corporation PNCC. And in Indonesia, Mega Media MMI is the new nationwide DTH partner. Viewers will be able to receive DW-TV using their DTH satellite dish.
DW’S television magazine Eurobox is now being broadcast in Moldova. The coproduction with Teleradio Moldova (TRM) is shown on Saturdays, and rebroadcast again the following week. This is just a continuation of DW’s partnership with TRM – the station has been broadcasting a range of DW programming with subtitles in Romanian since 2004.
The IPTV provider HOL TV has included DW programming into its line-up. HOL TV is the first provider in Greece with HDTV and VoD. DW has also signed a partnership with the leading telecommunications provider in Bulgaria. VIVACOM has included DW-TV into its lineup and is broadcasting it via IPTV as well.
Date2011-12-02 | 12:49
TagsAfrica, Cameroon, Comcast, DW-TV, Ekushey TV (ETV), EUROBOX, HDTV, HOL TV, IPTV, Teleradio Moldova (TRM)
Market roundup: July 2011
DW and its team from New Media has developed a new WebDoc that takes the user on an interactive journey through the Favelas in Brazil. Christoph Kober shows the other side of Rio de Janeiro, with illegally-constructed houses, horrible supply of power and water, and streets that are normally controlled by violent gangs. Manguiera – Life in a Rio de Janeiro Favela is the latest infotainment application from Global Ideas. And, speaking of Global Ideas, the series recently won three design awards from the PromaxBDA World Gold Awards, including gold for “Art Direction & Design: Topical Campaign – News” and silver for “News, Open/Titles” and “Total Package Design – Print”.
Two weeks after the successful start of the cooperation with the Russian business TV channel RBC, DW started a similar project with the Russian IPTV channel Dozhd. Experts from the Russian editorial department in Bonn will be reporting three times each week on current topics and events. The broadcaster has been live since March 2009 and attracts a predominantly younger target audience.
DW-TV is now also part of the Turk Telekom network in Turkey. DW will be included in the Web-TV platform TivibuWeb which offers more than 90 channels and serves more than one million subscribers in Turkey. DW will also be included in Turk Telekom’s newly-launched IPTV service Tivibu Ev, which offers 113 channels and already has more than 22,000 subscribers.
Date2011-07-08 | 9:29
TagsBrazil, Dozhd, Favela, Global Ideas, IPTV, Rio de Janeiro, Russia, television, Turk Telekom, Turkey, TV, Web-TV