The cornerstone of the channel is news from Europe and the world, along with a programming focus on regional news and events from Asia. The new channel will also feature a variety of documentaries, talk shows and programs covering culture and lifestyle. Highlights include Euromaxx, Arts. 21, Tomorrow Today and Discover Germany.
"The new DWTV opens a window to the world for our viewers in South Asia," said Dorothee Ulrichs, Head of Distribution Asia at DW.
"DW offers a unique perspective that is especially valued by local business and opinion leaders and DW News will now provide them with insights into international head-lines and the details behind regional issues," he added.
In India, the new DW TV will be available on DTH platforms such as DD Freedish , Dish TV and Airtel. It will also available on cable networks including Asianet, Hathways, DEN Networks, InCable Network, Ortel and GTPL.
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.
Source of Story / Courtesy: Yahoo News / ANI