On Friday, 1 July, DStv welcomed a new lifestyle channel, NHK WORLD-JAPAN to its Southern African platform.
The channel launched on DStv channel 431 and showcases a variety of arts and culture, current affairs, dramas, documentaries, sports and much more.
Viewers on DStv Access, DStv Family, DStv Compact, DStv Compact Plus and DStv Premium packages will have all access to a new world of Japanese content and will be able to discover a unique and diverse blend of programming featuring hourly live international news from news bureaus around the globe, along with lifestyle, culture, food, travel, sports, technology, science, and history programs, with an Asian perspective.
Liz Dziva, Publicity and Public relations manager for MultiChoice Zimbabwe, said:
We are excited to bring this channel to DStv subscribers, we are focused on offering the best of local and international content to our Zimbabwean customers and this channel’s unique content offering aims to do just that.
NHK WORLD-JAPAN will give our DStv viewers a chance to explore international culture through entertainment.
Jun Takao, President and CEO of Japan International Broadcasting responsible for the worldwide distribution of NHK WORLD-JAPAN, said:
We are delighted to offer the content of NHK WORLD-JAPAN to the people of Zimbabwe for the first time. It has been our long-awaited desire to distribute our programs in this region.
Catch great titles such as NHK Newsline along with technology, lifestyle and entertainment programs such as Dining with the Chef, A Cat’s-Eye View of Japan, Journeys in Japan, J-Arena and Medical Frontiers.
In addition, the channel offers an assortment of documentaries and specials including Asia Insight and NHK Documentary.