Tag Archives: Deutsche Welle

Discover Dataxis’ latest TV and Telco insights at Nextv CEO Africa from 14th to 16th May

 According to Dataxis latest research, 102 million households in the sub-Saharan region have access to television among the 225 million households constituting the region for the year 2018. Even though, the penetration is progressing, reaching 42% in 2018 compared to 40% in 2017, television has not yet fully penetrated into sub-Saharan African homes. Households receiving [...]

Deutsche Welle inks partnership deals with private and public broadcasters in Uganda

Germany’s international broadcaster Deutsche Welle (DW) is extending its presence in Uganda. Director General Peter Limbourg inked numerous contracts with private and state-run broadcasters in Kampala. The agreement with public broadcaster Uganda Broadcasting Corporation (UBC) includes TV lifestyle program Euromaxx, football magazine Kickoff! and the radio show AfricaLink, among others. DW and its Ugandan partner [...]

Venezuela temporarily blocks Deutsche Welle

Deutsche Welle announced that its Spanish-language TV channel was temporarily unavailable in Venezuela on Saturday, August 4. This caused the reaction of several viewers on social media. Guido Baumhauer, DW’s director of distribution and technology, said the broadcast interruption violates the right to freedom of expression. According to DW, the channel was interrupted between 9 [...]

Señal de Deutsche Welle fue momentáneamente interrumpida en Venezuela

Deutsche Welle (DW) informó que su señal en español fue momentáneamente interrumpida el pasado 4 de agosto en Venezuela, lo que generó el reclamo de los televidentes en redes sociales. El responsable de distribución del canal, Guido Baumhauer, calificó el hecho como una violación del derecho a la libertad de expresión. Según informa DW en [...]

Deutsche Welle teams up with GHF to launch African series

Deutsche Welle, the German International broadcasting in collaboration with scientific promoting organization: Gerda Henkel Foundation (GHF), just launched African Roots, a story series for young Africans. The launch took place at the Global Media Forum organized by Deutsche Welle in Bonn Germany. Many experts of African history were gathered in a panel called “From Lucy [...]

MultiChoice introduces Deutsche Welle in South Africa

MultiChoice, the video entertainment and internet company in South Africa and across the African continent, is up for a new content on its channel. The companys DStv customers will get access to Deutsche Welle (DW) across the Southern Africa as from July this year. DW will be available on DStv channel 446 as from the [...]

Deutsche Welle and Nigeria’s Channel TV in partnership

  Eco@Africa signs the first collaboration between Deutsche Welle and Channels TV. Eco@Africa has been launched in Abuja, Nigeria this week. Eco@Africa is broadcast every Saturday and Monday on DW and every Sunday on Channels TV, one of the private news station in Nigeria.   This new eco programme focuses on environmental and ecological issues, [...]

Deutsche Welle and Nigeria’s Channels TV team up to produce environmental magazine

Germany’s international broadcaster, Deutsche Welle and the Nigerian TV channel, Channel TV will produce a new environmental magazine called Eco@Africa. The agreement was signed by both organizations at the Paris climate talks. The new TV magazine called Eco@Africa is set to be jointly produced in Berlin and Lagos and will focus on the particular challenges [...]

Deutsche Welle launches news channel in India

German public broadcaster, Deutsche Welle (DW), has rolled-out a 24-hour news channel. The English news channel, which was launched by German Ambassador to India Martin Ney and Prasar Bharati CEO Jawhar Sircar, will feature news from Europe. DWs news channel will also showcase regional content from Asian countries. DW also said that the channel will [...]

International broadcasters condemn Ethiopian jamming

International broadcasters- Deutsche Welle (DW), BBC, France 24 and Voice of America, have protested against the intentional jamming of Arabsat signals from Ethiopia which has disrupted satellite reception of the TV programmes of international services in various regions of the Arab world over the last week. The BBC calls upon the Ethiopian authorities to end [...]