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 company’s 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 4 July and premium customers of the DStv will get access to it.

The pact has been sealed between the two companies and it consists of DStv’s pay-TV platform airing DW’s programmes. Basically, DStv customers from 10 countries in Africa will be accessible to the service, among which are Lesotho, Angola, South Africa, Swaziland, Namibia, Malawi, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Botswana and Zambia.

Speaking about the association, Petra Schneider, the director of distribution of DW, said: “MultiChoice is one of the most important pay television providers in Sub-Saharan Africa. This agreement helps us to reach new audiences and show them the quality programming that DW is known for”.

Deutsche Welle, to recall, is the international broadcaster of Germany. The television content of Deutsche Welle consists of news, features and documentaries, having as theme various aspects concerning culture, arts, sports, science, business and politics. It also offers content in English, Spanish, Arabic and their home-grown language which is German.