[Via Satellite 08-05-2015] German broadcaster Deutsche Welle has signed a new long-term capacity agreement on three SES satellites to broadcast two channels in Eastern Europe and Africa. The company will be broadcasting its German-language TV channel DW using SES’ Astra 4A satellite to reach more than 6 million Direct-to-Home (DTH) households in Eastern Europe and 40 million cable and Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) households in Europe.
Deutsche Welle will also broadcast its new English-language channel across Eastern Europe and Africa from the Astra 4B and SES 5 satellites. The company launched the 24-hour news and information channel, which broadcasts events from Germany and around the world, on June 22 from Astra 19.2 degrees east.
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