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.
Vodafone Deutschland has expanded the HD offer on the cable network it acquired from Kabel Deutschland.
Global media service provider MX1 has been selected by Discovery Networks Deutschland to handle technical services and satellite transmission of Eurosport 1 HD on German DTH platform HD+.
Discovery Networks Deutschland will further expand the distribution of Eurosport in Germany.
German DTH platform HD+ will increase the prices satellite households have to pay for reception of the service on Astra (19.2° East) from February 15, 2017.
Eurosport 1 HD will become available on German DTH platform HD+ via Astra (19.2° East) on December 1, 2016.
Eurosport 1 HD will become available outside pay-TV platform Sky Deutschland in Germany on December 1, 2016 for the first time.