Pay-TV channel Disney Cinemagic will double its airtime and become a 24-hour service in Germany from February 29, 2016.
International business and financial news channel Bloomberg TV has terminated its distribution on the cable network of Vodafone Kabel Deutschland on January 4, 2016.
German media company ProSiebenSat.1 has closed down the global OTT service of its German-language international TV channel ProSiebenSat.1 Welt.
German commercial broadcast group Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland will launch its international pay-TV channel for viewers outside German-language countries on January 18, 2016.
Austria wants to commence transition of the digital terrestrial transmission of the TV channels of public broadcaster ORF from DVB-T to successor standard DVB-T2 in autumn 2016 and complete the move in February 2019 at the latest, but current plans target a completion already in Q3 2017.
German commercial broadcaster Tele 5 has a special Christmas present for its viewers: The high-definition version of the channel will become freely accessible for 66 hours.
The programmes of action sports channel EDGEsport will be shown in Germany, Austria and Switzerland on the TV channels of ProSiebenSat.1.
Fix&Foxi, the children and family channel operated by German media company Your Family Entertainment (YFE) has launched on Etisalat’s eLife TV pay-TV platform in the United Arab Emirates.
Germany’s second-largest cable operator Unitymedia will terminate analogue cable television in the first city in the second half of 2016.
Internet TV provider Zattoo has stocked up its OTT offering in Switzerland with further 20 free-to-air TV channels to a total of more than 170 live-streams of domestic and international TV channels Swiss internet users can access free of charge.