Deutsche Welle

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TypeInternational public broadcaster
Founded3 May 1953
Broadcast area
National and International
Official website
The Deutsche Welle building in Bonn

The DW (Deutsche Welle) (until 5 February 2012: Deutsche Welle)[1] is Germany's international broadcaster. It broadcasts news and information on shortwave, Internet and satellite radio in 29 languages (DW (RADIO)).

It has a satellite television service (DW (TV)) that is available in four languages, and there is also DW.DE, a 30-language online news site. DW, which in English means "German Wave", is similar to international broadcasters such as the BBC World Service, Radio Canada International, Voice of America, and Radio France Internationale.

On 6 February 2012 Deutsche Welle was completely relaunched and now operates only as DW.[2]

Censorship[change | change source]

Since October 28, 2021, the site of Deutsche Welle can't be opened in Belarus.[3]

Notes and references[change | change source]

  1. From Deutsche Welle to DW
  2. DW introduces new website and TV program
  3. АГ/ИР (2021-10-28). "Перестали открываться сайты газеты «Новы час» и ресурсов «Настоящее время» и «Deutsche Welle»" (in Russian). Belsat. Archived from the original on 2021-10-28. Retrieved 2021-10-28.

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