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Market roundup: December 2014

 

South America
2014_11_27_Akademie1For the third time, DW Akademie has awarded its ¡Investiga! along with the Universidad del Norte in Bogota, Colombia. The prize for journalistic excellence is supported by CdR – an independent association of journalists in Bogota. This year, three pieces of research were presented, which all had to do with the topics of “peace, conflict and region”. David Gonzalez project about the murdered journalist Luis Eduardo Gomez and his murdered son was the winner of the ¡Investiga! this year. Alfonso Hamburger took second and Felipe Motoa placed third. As the contest’s winner, Gonzalez will be flown to Berlin to take part in a workshop, as well as going to Bonn to work side-by-side with online journalists in DW’s Spanish department.

DW’s magazine about culture and the arts that was developed for Portuguese-speaking audiences has now been taken on by a new partner. Viewers throughout Brazil can now tune in to Camarote.21 on the Canal Futura. Part of the GLOBO media group, it’s the first, private TV channel in Brazil that exclusively broadcasts educational content. Canal Futura reaches 66 million households nationwide in Brazil.

Asia
Okto, Singapore’s public broadcaster, will is including Arts.21 and Euromaxx Highlights into its lineup. Okto is available nationwide in Singapore and due to its availability on platforms like Singtel and Starhub, is one oft he most popular in the country.

Shan Cable Network and Global Cable Network in Pakistan are now broadcasting DW’s English channel. These new partnership deals will make DW available in an additional 105,000 housholds.

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2014-12-01 | 4:17

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New content and platforms on display in Singapore

DW representatives are in Singapore this week for the Asia TV Forum (ATF). Along with promoting television content from DW Transtel, DW will also be highlighting the launch of its new presence on Mediapeers (content.dw-transtel.de). The mediapeers exchange allows distributors of audiovisual content to manage, showcase, license, distribute and bill their programs to professional buyers worldwide, including TV channels, home video distributors, cable operators, VoD services, airlines, websites and publishing houses.

Art Beats is among the DW Transtel content that is being highlighted in Singapore. It’s a series that celebrates the unsung heroes of culture; street musicians and graffiti artists, samba and tango virtuosos, masters of caricature and satire and their power to unite nations and peoples.

ATF continues until December 7. DW is at stand F14.

 

 

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2012-12-04 | 1:34

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Market roundup: May 2012

Learning by Ear for Afghanistan is available in Dari and Pashtu.

Asia
Radio Nawa has been signed on as a radio partner in Afghanistan and has been broadcasting DW’s Pashtu program since the middle of March. Radio Nawa is a subsidiary of the Saba Media Organization that specializes in informational programming and is available in 20 of the 34 provinces in Afghanistan. Along with the nightly DW broadcast, Radio Nawa will be broadcasting “Learning by Ear” once a week in Dari in Pashtu.

MioTV in Singapore has integrated the all-English television channel DW into their IPTV line-up. MioTV is considered a pioneer in the realm of IPTV in Asia and provides programming to the culturally-diverse public in Singapore. It is a subsidiary of Singapore Telecommunications (SingTel) – one of the largest in Asia.

The Indonesian cable provider Megavision has also integrated DW’s English chanel into ist line-up and broadcasts it 24 hours daily. Megavision bundles international and local television channels for viewers in Bandung, Bogor, Semarang and Malang.

Europe
Euromaxx is now available in most of Russia as the result of a new partnership with STP-Content. The Russian syndication network is the largest in Russia and provides content for regional TV networks in. This will make Euromaxx available to more than 40 million viewers throughout Russia. The Russian version of the award-winning lifestyle show is being produced by Kanal 100TV in St. Petersberg.

America
DW has a new online partner in Brazil with O Povo. DW will provide a content box for the website as well as Global Ideas videos in Portuguese. O Povo started off as a daily newspaper in 1928 and has expanded to include three radio stations and one television station. The website has more than two million unique visitors monthly.

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2012-05-02 | 12:44

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Market roundup: September 2011

Asia
DW-TV ASIA+ is now available for the first time via direct-to-home in Mongolia. Deutsche Welle recently signed a contract with DDishTV, which will make DW-TV ASIA+ available nationwide, 24 hours per day. DDishTV is the only direct-to-home provider in Mongolia, providing its 50,000 subscribers with 20 channels using the Apstar 5 satellite.

DW-TV ASIA+ has also been integrated into two additional cable packages in Taiwan. SAN DA CATV has more than 83,000 subscribers and offers about 50 channels in Changhua. And Kuo Shen Cable has around 50,000 subscribers and is available in Zhongpu and the Chiayi province.

In addition, euromaxx and Arts.21 are now being shown in the line-up from OKTO – the public broadcaster in Singapore. OKOT is available nationwide over terrestrial satellite, satellite, cable and DVB-T.

Europe
Deutsche Welle has been working with the Turkish television channel TV8 since the end of July 2011. Now, this cooperation has been expanded to include video-phone services. DW journalists from the Turkish department deliver expert commentary twice a week via video phone and are included as a live feed during TV8’s morning news program.

DW has also signed a deal with “UPC Magyarország” – the largest cable operator in Hungary. DW-TV will now be included in the digital package “Európa csomag”, with eight other European channels.

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2011-09-01 | 3:30

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