German commercial broadcast group Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland has launched its new video portal: RTL Next offers news and entertainment, customised for access on smartphones, tablets and latops.
The videos focus on issues covered by RTL TV programmes such as Punkt 12 or Explosiv which have so far been part of RTL’s main website RTL.de. This site will now focus on programme information.
RTL Next which mainly targets a young audience is free of charge and advertising-supported. The users are encouraged to share the content with friends on social networks such as Facebook or Twitter.
RTL’s catch-up service RTL Now will remain unchanged.