Austrian public broadcaster ORF plans to offer some of its archive material in a paid-for VOD service to be called Austria’s Gold. The broadcaster already has a very extensive catch-up library online, which is free of charge.
Al Jazeera will be streaming its Arabic and English TV news channels through a custom built application for all Samsung smart TVs.
Germany’s public broadcaster ARD will rename its digital thematic channel EinsExtra into Tagesschau24 and turn it into a 24/7 news channel. The broadcaster might also change name and focus of its other two digital channels, EinsPlus and Einsfestival.
Etisalat launches High TV 3D, the first 3D channel in the UAE, on its eLife TV bouquet.