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NHK WORLD TV debuts in the Opera TV Store

Zafar Anjum | July 30, 2013
Now viewers to live-stream the station’s huge selection of entertainment content

NHK WORLD TV, the 24/7 English-language channel for Japan's largest broadcaster, NHK, is now live on the Opera TV Store app platform, Opera Software announced today.

This new service will enable viewers to live-stream the station's huge selection of entertainment content, the Internet company said in a statement.

From the free NHK WORLD TV app on their connected TVs, audiences can reach news, documentaries, music, cooking programs, fashion trends, technology insights and much more from Japan, Asia and the rest of the globe.

In addition to NHK WORLD TV, the Opera TV Store also offers apps for video, music, games, social media, news and utilities. The Opera TV Store is an HTML5-based app platform that gives users a rich selection of entertaining apps.

"The world truly is flattening when premium regional broadcasters like NHK give viewers anywhere in the world more choice of exciting on-demand content," said Aneesh Rajaram, Senior Vice-President for TV & Devices at Opera Software. "NHK is extremely savvy with seeing the potential of early technology trends, and viewers will agree that its app adds even more engaging and entertaining content to the Opera TV Store."

 

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