More than a quarter of German households (28%) are using streaming video services such as Amazon Prime Video, Netflix or maxdome.
German media company ProSiebenSat.1 will integrate Cantemo’s media asset management system Portal as part of an infrastructure modernisation project streamlining its digital media workflows.
German set-top-box and smart home solutions supplier ABOX42 has launched fully configured and certified set-top-box (STB) platforms for the US market.
Swiss 1, a new commercial TV channel from Switzerland, plans to launch on June 8, 2017.
The majority (51.2%) of former DVB-T users in Germany have made the move to successor system DVB-T2/HEVC and continue to receive their TV channels terrestrially.
Radio Bremen (RB), the regional affiliate of German public broadcaster ARD serving federal state Bremen, wants to offer its TV channel in HD quality from Q1 2019.
German OTT service TV Spielfilm live has added a restart function to its platform enabling viewers to set back a currently running TV programme to the start.
A row has broken out between Vodafone Deutschland and Saarländischer Rundfunk (SR), the affiliate of public broadcaster ARD serving federal state Saarland, regarding HD cable distribution of its TV channel SR Fernsehen with both sides accusing each other of blocking carriage.
German media company Freenet expects its DVB-T2 platform Freenet TV to reach more than one million paying customers by the end of 2018.
WATCH VIDEO. Austrian cable operator UPC has commenced offering its customers the possibility to watch the TV programmes of the past seven days following their broadcast.