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 new Facebook video app for TV is now available on Samsung Smart TVs.
Sunday’s football match between Olympique Marseilles and Paris Saint Germain delivered Canal+ with a record number of connections to its myCANAL app.
German media company ProSiebenSat.1 will close down its personalised music video service Ampya on March 1, 2017.
Facebook has announced a new app, Facebook Video, for several major TV platforms: Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, and Samsung smart TVs.
The Weather Network is launching on the Foxxum smart TV platform.
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.
60% of Dutch viewers will consider cutting the cord if the three main public NPO channels are available OTT, according to research from Telecompaper.
In 2016 88% of Dutch households had digital TV reception, while the number of households with connected TV continued to rise, from 31% in 2015 to 37% in 2016.
The penetration of connected TVs among US broadband households has increased nearly 50% since 2013, from 50% to 74% at year-end 2016, according to The Diffusion Group (TDG).