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.
German HDTV platform HD+ had 2.11 million customers on December 31, 2016 – 15% more than one year ago (31.12.2015: 1.84 million customers).
Vodafone Deutschland has launched Ultra HD/4K platform GigaTV on its cable network today bundling the entertainment services in the customer’s household.
German sports channel Sport1 will broadcast in Full HD quality on commercial channel platform Freenet TV launching on March 29, 2017 via DVB-T2 in Germany.
German HDTV platform HD+ has launched the HD+ ExtraScreen service enabling DTH satellite households to stream HD channels from their set-top-box to smartphones and tablets.
Internet TV provider Zattoo has commenced offering the live-streams of German public broadcasters Das Erste, ZDF and KiKA free-of-charge in HD quality to internet users in Germany.