Hispasat and Media Broadcast Satellite have agreed to provide TV distribution services throughout Europe, North Africa and the Middle East.
BBC Worldwide has appointed Adam Bishop to the newly created role of VP of sales for German and French speaking territories.
The number of households in Germany receiving digital TV services has risen to 35 million, or 92.3% of the total.
German FTTH network provider Deutsche Glasfaser is implementing Agama’s video service assurance solution.
The opening game of the Bundesliga season 2016/17 was broadcast live in virtual reality (VR) by Fox, but not in Germany.
Dimetis, a German software company in broadcast and telecommunication, will build up the new DVB-T2 playout for Rundfunk Berlin Brandenburg (RBB) and Mitteldeutscher Rundfunk (MDR), after winning the respective European tender.
Pay-TV and paid video-on-demand (VOD) services achieved rising figures in terms of revenues, usage and number of offers in Germany in 2015.
German pay-TV broadcaster Sky Deutschland will make its sports news channel Sky Sport News HD available as a free-to-air service.
The Freenet TV package with around 20 commercial free-to-air TV channels in Full HD quality on the German DVB-T2 platform will cost €69 per year, corresponding with €5.75 per month.
Video-on-demand (VDD) has reached the mass market in Germany with 43% of all internet users paying for VOD services.