Three out of ten German internet users from 14 years of age (29%) watch movies and series on fee-based video-on-demand (VOD) portals such as Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, maxdome, Sky Ticket, Apple iTunes or Google Play.
EchoStar Mobile and Thales will be collaborating to jointly develop advanced mobile satellite voice and data services in France and throughout Europe.
German pay-TV channel Silverline Movie Channel has launched in HD quality on Deutsche Telekom’s IPTV platform Entertain TV.
Discovery Networks Deutschland has won the first distribution partner for the football Bundesliga rights package the broadcaster holds from the upcoming Bundesliga season in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
Freeview Play users will get a new feature designed to get the best out of the DTT service.
The Italian free-to-view DTH platform Tivusat is adding two HD channels from Israeli broadcaster i24News.
Dutch satellite DTH platform Canal Digitaal is adding the replay TV service TV Gemist for its hybrid customers.
The Polish DTH platform nc+ has launched an offer aimed at viewers aged 75+.
German technical service provider Media Broadcast has pulled out of the B2B wholesale business for cable operators.
Discovery Networks’ thematic channels will continue to be available on the European pay-TV platforms of M7 Group as the two parties have resolved their disagreement over carriage fees.