NHK World


More international broadcasters suspend operations in Russia

Discovery, NHK and TV5Monde have become the latest media group to suspend its operations in Russia in response to that country’s aggression against Ukraine. Discover has taken a decision to stop broadcasts in the Russian Federation, according to US trade paper Variety. Discovery broadcasts a group of about 15 channels in Russia through Media Alliance, […]

NHK launching English-language VoD

Japanese public broadcaster NHK is launching an English-language video-on-demand service next week. NHK World, the broadcaster’s international service, will start to make content available on-demand from June 15.  NHK said the free VoD service will initially comprise 13 recently transmitted programmes before being gradually expanded as rights are cleared. The launch line-up includes Asia insight, […]

NHK World launches on Virgin Media

NHK World, the international English-language news channel of Japanese public broadcaster NHK, has launched on Virgin Media in the UK.  The network is now available to subscribers of Virgin’s top-tier XL TV subscription package on channel slot 625 of the EPG. NHK World, which also airs entertainment shows and focuses on Japan and Asia, is […]