Deutsche Welle(DW) to Launch its News Channel on September 17

DW, Germany\'s Public Service Broadcaster to launch its channel featuring 24 hours of news, lifestyle, regional content for Asia.

Published: 17th September 2015 12:42 AM  |   Last Updated: 17th September 2015 12:42 AM   |  A+A-

By PTI

NEW DELHI: Deutsche Welle (DW), Germany's Public Service Broadcaster will launch its news channel here tomorrow, which will feature 24 hours of programming in English with a focus on news, lifestyle and regional content for Asia.

According to a press release, the cornerstone of the channel will be news from Europe and the world, along with a programming focus on regional news and events from Asia.

The channel will also feature a variety of documentaries, talk shows and programmes covering culture and lifestyle. Highlights include Euromaxx, Arts. 21, Tomorrow Today and Discover Germany, it added.

Prasar Bharati, India's Public service broadcaster had signed a MoU with DW last year paving way for distribution of DD India on DTH Platform of Hotbird-13B Satellite and the reciprocal distribution of DW-TV on DD Freedish, the release said.

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