Vodafone Deutschland has revised its so called coins per subscriber (CPS) model for the distribution of encrypted HD channels on its cable network (formerly Kabel Deutschland) to comply with the principle of equal chances in the broadcast law.
German video-on-demand (VOD) service maxdome will provide the yearly almost 80 million travellers on Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed ICE trains with movies and series from the end of 2016.
German transmitter network operator Media Broadcast has extended the reach of the DVB-T2 platform and unveiled new channels.
The next-generation DTT platform in DVB-T2/HEVC standard will launch its full service in Germany on March 29, 2017 in several urban areas with around 40 public and commercial channels mainly in HD quality.
Swiss commercial broadcaster Schweiz 5 will launch a DTH channel for European satellite households.
German pay-TV broadcaster Sky Deutschland will launch arts and cultural channel Sky Arts HD in Germany and Austria on July 21, 2016.
Global Eagle Entertainment (GEE), a US provider of aircraft connectivity systems and media content to the travel industry, will deliver German TV channel RTL International to cruise ships around the world.
Motorvision TV, the German pay-TV channel for car and motorsports fans, has launched on the IPTV platform of Bouygues Telecom in France.
The commercial TV channels on the DVB-T2 platform launching in Germany on May 31, 2016 will be offered under the name Freenet TV.
German telecommunications provider NetCologne will launch a multiscreen IPTV platform on May 2, 2016.