NHK World TV

NHK World TV joins Unitymedia line-up

NHK World TV – the Japanese news, culture and lifestyle channel that broadcasts in the English Language – has launched on Unitymedia’s cable TV platform in Germany. The free-to-air channel joined Unitymedia’s basic channel line-up, which is accessible to all its cable TV households, at the end of last month. NHK World TV broadcasts original […]

NHK World now available on Astra in HD

Channel distributor Japan International Broadcasting has signed a long-term deal with satellite operator SES to broadcast Japanese international channel NHK World TV in HD on the Astra 1KR satellite at the 19.2° East orbital slot. The channel is now available via the satellite, with standard-definition version currently simulcast to allow a transition from SD to […]

NHK revamps international service

NHK is revamping its NHK World TV service with a raft of new content. The Japanese pubcaster said today that there will be a greater number of original programmes on the international channel and it will move into new categories of programming including movies and classical Japanese theatre. There will also be more extensive news […]

NHK’s English-language channel ups global footprint

Japanese broadcaster NHK’s English-language channel, NHK World TV, has upped its distribution to more than 270 million global households, an increase of 23 million homes since the beginning of 2013, according to the broadcaster’s stats. NHK claims that NHK World TV is now available in roughly 140 countries and regions, including the UK, where the […]

NHK World goes live in the Opera TV Store

Japanese broadcaster NHK’s English-language channel, NHK World TV, is now available as a connected TV app through the Opera TV Store. The app will let viewers stream the network’s selection of entertainment content, which includes news, documentaries, music and cooking programs, from Japan, Asia and the rest of the world. The Opera TV Store is […]