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.
A dispute regarding carriage conditions has broken out between Sky Deutschland and Discovery Networks Deutschland which could lead to Eurosport 1 HD, Eurosport 2 HD, Eurosport 360 HD and Discovery Channel being removed from the German pay-TV platform on February 1, 2017.
Sports channel Eurosport 1 HD and men’s channel DMAX HD will be part of the commercial channel proposition Freenet TV launching on March 29, 2017 on the German DVB-T2 platform.
Eurosport 1 HD will become available outside pay-TV platform Sky Deutschland in Germany on December 1, 2016 for the first time.
Vodafone Deutschland has taken selected programmes from Eurosport 2 onboard the video-on-demand (VOD) platform of its cable network (formerly Kabel Deutschland).
Documentary channel Discovery Channel HD has become available on the cable network of Vodafone Deutschland (formerly Kabel Deutschland).
Eurosport will be available as a live-stream on internet TV platform Zattoo in German-speaking Europe from October 1, 2015.
Discovery Networks Deutschland will expand the digital terrestrial distribution of its women’s channel TLC in Germany.
German TV broadcaster Discovery Networks Deutschland will distribute women’s channel TLC instead of men’s channel DMAX via DTT in Munich in future.
German TV broadcaster Discovery Networks Deutschland has launched its women’s channel TLC in neighbouring Austria.