Thu 30 Jun 2016, 08:00
DW brings quality German programming to Southern Africa on DStv.
Starting 4 July 2016, MultiChoice will make Deutsche Welle (DW) available to DStv customers throughout Southern Africa.
Deutsche Welle and MultiChoice have signed an agreement to broadcast DW on the pay TV platform, DStv and thereby bringing DW’s quality programming to German-speaking audiences throughout Southern Africa.
It will be available to DStv customers in 10 countries (South Africa, Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Swaziland, Zambia and Zimbabwe) throughout Africa.
“MultiChoice is one of the most important pay television providers in Sub-Saharan Africa,” says Petra Schneider, DW’s Director of Distribution. “This agreement helps us to reach new audiences and show them the quality programming that DW is known for.”
DW provides an authentic connection to Germany and Europe with news and information in German 24/7. DW also, features talk shows and other programming from German public broadcasters ARD and ZDF.
“MultiChoice is committed to making our exciting world of entertainment accessible to all our customers and to celebrate all nationalities across our platforms. It is with this commitment in mind that we’re now bringing a 24/7 version of DW in German in order to delight our German-speaking customers and those who would like to learn the language,” Tim Harris.
Deutsche Welle will be available to DStv Premium, Compact +, Compact, Family and Access customers on DStv channel 446 from Monday 4 July.