In a civil proceeding, the district court of Hamburg ordered the operator of an illegal streaming platform for Sky Deutschland content, Stream4u.tv, and its technical service provider to pay damages of over €18,000.
Amazon will shortly roll out an OTT service with linear TV channels and on-demand content in the UK and Germany.
Vodafone Deutschland has commenced offering the free-to-air channels of Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland in HD quality on smartphones and tablets through the app of its TV platform GigaTV.
M7 Group has added electronic sports channel eSports TV to its Austrian HDTV platform HD Austria.
German anti-media concentration commission KEK has granted the green light to two new OTT channels for sports fans.
Castlabs, a global provider of digital video technology solutions, has been chosen by French OTT service Molotov for the implementation of simplified DRM management securing its multiscreen streaming platform.
Despite strong competition from Amazon Prime Video and Netflix, German media company ProSiebenSat.1 wants to stick with its streaming video service maxdome.
German pay-TV broadcaster Sky Deutschland has acquired 100% of the shares in Swiss video-on-demand (VOD) provider Homedia.
ProSiebenSat.1 and Discovery want to set up a joint platform for OTT and mobile TV in Germany.
German pay-TV broadcaster Sky Deutschland has made all content of its arts and cultural channel Sky Arts available on its OTT service Sky Ticket.