Japan International Broadcasting (JIB) is pleased to announce that NHK WORLD TV is now available in the Middle East and North Africa region (MENA) through Nilesat 201, frequency 12015 MHz (V). Using an OSN box, NHK WORLD TV can be viewed always on Channel 428. The launch of the channel has brought Japanese and Asian news and lifestyle programming to new viewers in MENA.
NHK WORLD TV is NHK’s English-language channel distributed worldwide 24 hours a day. At the top of every hour, NHK WORLD TV has live news programs gathered from 30 bureaus around the world. At the bottom of each hour, a variety of Asian lifestyle and information programs are featured such as the latest Japanese music program “J-MELO”, a forefront technology introductory program “J-TECH Innovation & Evolution”, a travel program “Journeys in Japan” and much more.
OSN is the home of 100 channels filled with great value entertainment, offering viewers in the MENA region exclusive access to the latest news, sports and documentaries.
NHK WORLD TV is an international service provided by Japan’s only public broadcasting network, NHK (Japan Broadcasting Corporation). Available around the clock in 170 million households spread over 140 countries and regions (as of July 2013.) (Source: JIB press release)