Wolfgang Elsäßer, managing director of Astra Deutschland, will terminate his 12-year career at the satellite operator on May 1, 2016.
German pay-TV broadcaster Sky Deutschland will expand its mobile offer for smartphones and tablets and launch a Sky Sports app and a Sky Kids app later this year.
LG Electronics will relocate its European headquarter from London, UK to German city Frankfurt.
Indian media company Zee Entertainment Enterprises will distribute its German free-to-air channel Zee One on Astra (19.2° East).
M7 Deutschland is rolling out its white label TV Everywhere app for B2B customers and expanding its IPTV offer.
Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland will be acquiring online video advertising company Smartclip.
The German DVB-T2 roll-out will commence on May 31, 2016 with a multiplex carrying six public and commercial TV channels in urban areas.
Germany’s national football association Deutsche Fußball-Liga (DFL) has announced the tender for the allocation of the national TV rights covering the games of the first and second division Bundesliga and the Supercup for the 2017/18 to 2020/21 seasons.
The History Channel Germany and SES Platform Services have expanded their partnership covering the distribution of pay-TV channel A&E on the Sky Deutschland platform.
DTH satellite continues to be the most-used TV reception method in Germany with 17.9 million households ahead of cable TV with 16.5 million households.