DW brings quality German programming to Southern Africa on DStv


From July 4, MultiChoice Africa will make Deutsche Welle (DW) available to DStv and GOtv customers in Namibia.

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 all DStv customers in 10 countries, (South Africa, Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Swaziland, Zambia and Zimbabwe) throughout Africa, and on GOtv in Namibia.

“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,” MultiChoice Namibia General Manager, Roger Gertze.

Deutsche Welle will be available toDStv Premium, Compact +, Compact, Family and Access customers on DStv channel 446 and on all GOtv packages on channel 95 in Namibia.
Source: Press Release