DW New Channel Launches In Bangladesh. DW: New channel focuses on news and regional issues. Deutsche Welle (DW) underlined its dedication to serving television audiences in Southeast Asia while presenting its new channel in Dhaka. The new DW features 24 hours of programming in English with a focus on news and regional content for Asia.
At the channel launch and press conference in Dhaka, DW announced the launch of its new television channel, which broadcasts 24 hours of continuous news coverage in English. The cornerstone of the new channel is DW News, which covers all the top stories from Europe and the world, along with a programming focus on regional news and events from Asia.
“The new DW 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 headlines and the details behind regional issues.”
DW’s new channel is available on all major cable networks in Bangladesh including United Communication Services and the first-ever DTH platform in Bangladesh operated by Beximco Communications Limited that will begin service at the beginning of 2016.
Along with DW News, the new channel features a variety of documentaries, talk shows and programs covering culture and lifestyle. Highlights include Euromaxx, Arts. 21, Tomorrow Today and Discover Germany.
The addition of the new DW channel in Bangladesh builds on DW’s solid reputation in the region as a reliable source of news and information. The science and technology show Onneshon, DW’s first Bengali television production, has been immensely popular since it started in April 2013 on Ekushey TV, one of the highest-rated channels in Bangladesh.
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