EchoStar Goes Deutsche

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EchoStar Communications Corp. will starting offering Deutsche Welle (DW-TV), a news and information channel from Germany and Europe, starting Jan. 1, officials said Wednesday.

Deutsche Welle will replace German TV, which is ending operations on Dish Network at the end of the year. Deutsche Welle will be available on channel 725 as part of Dish’s German-language package for $16.99 a month or a la carte for $9.99 a month.

Deutsche Welle’s lineup includes Journal, a 30-minute news and current affairs show that alternates between German and English, and Euromaxx, a daily European magazine show.

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