German consultancy and research company Goldmedia has started data collection for the fourth edition of its Web-TV-Monitor, Germany’s largest study on the reach, usage and development of the online TV market.
US online retailer Amazon has commenced offering its Fire TV stick in Germany and Austria.
Deutsche Telekom’s Business Development and Innovation unit (BDI) and US premium content service provider Vubiquity have formed a partnership to enable an end-to-end solution for platform operators and service providers looking to launch multiscreen video services.
Deutsche Telekom will launch a subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) service for children between 3 and 13 years of age in collaboration with German publishing house Burda in early April 2015.
Austrian public broadcaster ORF will not be able to add video content to its radio station Ö3 and distribute it as a visual radio service on the channel’s website.
The turnover with advertising in the direct environment of video streaming offerings has increased by 17% to €240.6 million in Germany in 2014, according to current data from IHS Technology released by German industry association BITKOM.
German TV production company Focus TV has set up a YouTube channel offering full-length reportages.
WATCH VIDEO: Freesat says it is now being watched by more than four million viewers every week. The free-to-air satellite platform is now available in 1.9 million households.
A new ad campaign launches this week promoting the autumn line-up on DTT platform Freeview.
WATCH VIDEO. This promotional film, courtesy the HbbTV consortium, explains the HbbTV services available on Hungary’s MinDig platform.