German pay-TV operator Sky Deutschland is making its streaming service Sky Ticket available on Amazon Fire TV devices in Germany.
European culture channel ARTE can now be received as a live-stream on German OTT platform Joyn.
German broadcaster Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland will acquire Disney’s 50% shareholding in Super RTL, turning the German children’s and family channel into a 100% subsidiary.
German public broadcaster NDR is adding radio stations to its DTT offering.
German public broadcaster WDR will transmit all regional windows of its TV channel WDR Fernsehen in HD quality on Astra (19.2° East) from March 3, 2021.
Content aggregator and video distribution platform Alchimie has teamed up with German scientific magazine Spektrum der Wissenschaft to launch a subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) service for German audiences.
German pay-TV broadcaster Sky Deutschland will launch the thematic channels Sky Comedy and Sky Crime on April 1, 2021.
Vodafone Deutschland will remove 20 channels from its cable network as part of the unification of the pay-TV line-up in the former coverage areas of Kabel Deutschland and Unitymedia.
Turnover in the German market for paid video streaming (Pay-VOD) has risen to €3.0 billion in 2020.
Faced with growing competition by globally uniform players such as Netflix, Amazon Prime Video and Disney+, RTL Group wants to focus more strongly on its core brand RTL.