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VisionTV is the first IPTV service to host DW since its launch in June 2015

• VisionTV is the first UK IPTV service to host Deutsche Welle’s English TV channel
• Available via its Freeview channel 244 on TV, desktop, EETV and via the VisionTV app
• VisionTV: the only portal on Freeview to aggregate multiple channels under one channel number

Broadcast specialist Vision247 today announces the addition of Deutsche Welle’s (DW) English TV channel to its VisionTV service. VisionTV is the first IPTV service to host DW since its launch in June 2015. The channel is available with immediate effect on Freeview channel 244 on TV, desktop, EETV and via the VisionTV UK app.

DW will provide news, information and analysis of German and European topics to the 11 million UK Freeview users as well as those with EETV and the recently launched VisionTV UK app for smartphones and tablets.

Deutsche Welle (DW) is Germany's international broadcaster and a trusted source for reliable, news and information with content in 30 languages. The flagship channel DW provides analysis and insights to viewers around the globe, reporting on important issues in English 24/7. With continuous news reports, special features and talk shows covering everything from business, science and politics to culture and sports, DW brings people closer to what matters most – made in Germany, made for minds. VisionTV will be the only IPTV service to broadcast the channel in the UK.

VisionTV consists of more than 20 free-to-air channels, delivering a wide variety of both UK and international programming covering entertainment, sport, news, religion and shopping. VisionTV is the only portal on Freeview that aggregates multiple channels on one channel number.
DW joins VisionTV’s varied international news offering, which includes France24 (France), CCTV (China), TVC News (Nigeria), ABP News (India) and BON (Chinese business and travel news).

Tanya Vidmar, Vision247 said “We are dedicated to bringing international content to the UK and welcome Deutsche Welle as a new channel. The collaboration will enable us to be at the forefront of German and European news and offer a greater variety of content to our growing number of users.”


About VisionTV

VisionTV is a free to air entertainment portal on Freeview 244 bringing a wide variety of international channels to communities all over the UK.
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About Vision247™

Vision247 is uniquely positioned to provide broadcasters, TV channels and content owners a complete end-to-end set of services to allow them to manage, distribute and monetise content via, not only traditional DVB platforms, but also the disruptive new world of IPTV and OTT delivery.

Vision247’s services portfolio includes a data centre, play-out facility and satellite dish-farm in London with connectivity to all major teleports and exchanges, linear TV and VOD online portal solutions, Tier 1 CDN services, App development for OTT platforms and IP connected devices and IP delivery to the UK’s digital-terrestrial platform, FreeviewHD.

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For further information on Vision247 contact:
Ellie Newton
XL Communications Ltd
Call: + 44 (0)7500802530

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