German transmitter network operator Media Broadcast will make the USB TV stick for reception of the next-generation DVB-T2/HEVC-based DTT platform including the encrypted Freenet TV service available from retailers and www.freenet.tv from March 23, 2017.
The 7/8 degrees West position hosted by Eutelsat and Nilesat satellites broadcasts 175 HD channels, of which 100 are exclusive.
German car and motor sports channel Motorvision TV will become available on the cable networks of UPC in Austria and Switzerland in mid-April 2017.
M7 Deutschland has created a new pay-TV package for platform operators.
The switchover of DTT in Germany from DVB-T to successor system DVB-T2/HEVC on March 29, 2017 drives the sale of compliant set-top-boxes.
German football club FC Bayern Munich will launch its own linear TV channel in collaboration with Deutsche Telekom.
Swiss public broadcaster SRG SSR will continue to transmit its TV and radio channels for DTH satellite households via Hotbird (13° East).
The Russian cable operator ER Telecom, which uses the brand name Dom.ru, has added 23 mostly entertainment channels to its offer.
Eutelsat said it has added 240 HD channels in 2016 equalling the total number launched during the previous two years.
German car and motor sports channel Motorvision TV will become available on Deutsche Telekom’s IPTV platform Entertain TV again from February 17, 2017.