Media Broadcast transmits Bundesliga for ARD

Media Broadcast

German technical service provider Media Broadcast will distribute the TV signals of Germany’s domestic football league Bundesliga in HD quality from the stadiums to public broadcaster ARD for its flagship sports programme Sportschau in the 2015/16 and 2016/17 seasons.

Kabel Deutschland selects S3 Group

S3 Group

Germany’s largest cable operator Kabel Deutschland has selected S3 Group, the Irish service provider specialising in enhancing the performance of video platforms on connected devices, to automate the testing of multiscreen services across CPE platforms including Apple iOS and Google’s Android OS devices.

Joint initiative for German DVB-T2 rollout

DVB-T2 HD

German public broadcasters ARD and ZDF, commercial broadcasters RTL and ProSiebenSat.1, the commercial broadcasters’ industry association VPRT and the media authorities have set up a joint initiative for the introduction of the new digital terrestrial TV distribution system DVB-T2/HEVC through which HD channels will be transmitted terrestrially in Germany for the first time.