Three out of ten German internet users from 14 years of age (29%) watch movies and series on fee-based video-on-demand (VOD) portals such as Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, maxdome, Sky Ticket, Apple iTunes or Google Play.
The DVB-T2 platform launched in Germany on March 29, 2017 attracts viewers from other transmission infrastructures to digital terrestrial broadcasting (DTT).
The European VOD market is worth €4.2 billion in 2017, according to Italian research from ITMedia Consulting.
SERAPHIC has partnered with IRT to show the latest HbbTV 2 features at BroadcastAsia 2017.
Amazon Channels is launching today, May 23, 2017, in the UK and Germany with a line-up of pay-TV channels.
The advertising revenues for TV, radio, video and audio offerings in Germany are expected to grow to around €6 billion this year (2016: €5.7 billion).
Netflix has won around 5 million customers two and a half years after its launch in Germany.
DTH satellite remains the most-used TV reception method in Germany.
US media company Viacom has commenced offering the German-language version of MTV as a free-of-charge live-stream on the internet.
Amazon will start selling the new Fire TV Stick with Alexa voice control in the UK, Germany and Japan.