The German appeal court of Celle has confirmed the legal assessment of the district court of Verden in the trial against a Sky Deutschland card sharing pirate.
German media company ProSiebenSat.1 has commenced offering its Austrian news service 4News as a TV channel via cable and satellite.
The channels of German pay-TV platform Sky Deutschland will continue to be available to Vodafone Deutschland customers.
Austrian media company Red Bull Media House will not cease distribution of its TV channel Servus TV in Germany at the end of 2016.
German telco Deutsche Telekom will continue to distribute the free-to-air and pay-TV channels of German media company ProSiebenSat.1 in SD and HD resolution on its IPTV platform Entertain TV.
Eurosport 1 HD will become available outside pay-TV platform Sky Deutschland in Germany on December 1, 2016 for the first time.
German pay-TV broadcaster Sky Deutschland will close down its 3D channel Sky 3D in mid-2017.
The MGM HD Channel will cease broadcasting in Germany at the end of 2016, spokespeople from both MGM and Sky Deutschland confirmed to Broadband TV News.
Insight TV, the TV channel for the fans of action, adventure and extreme sports, will become part of German HDTV platform HD+ on Astra (19.2 degrees East) on October 4, 2016, increasing the line-up to a total of 22 channels.
German pay-TV broadcaster Sky Deutschland has acquired a movie rights package from German film production and sales company Splendid Film.