Subscription-based video-on-demand (SVOD) and pay-TV are growing in Germany, but SVOD is growing faster.
After German public broadcaster ARD, German-French cultural channel ARTE has also decided to postpone the switch-off of its SD distribution on Astra (19.2° East), originally announced for January 2021.
Amazon has launched a live TV package for the customers of its subscription service Amazon Prime in Germany which, unlike other linear TV channels, is offered without extra charge.
French video tech content enabler Alchimie will be able to offer ORF-Enterprise’s extensive catalogue of German-language premium factual programming on its themed video-on-demand (VOD) channels.
Azienda Multiservizi Bellinzona (AMB) has selected Zattoo to power its next-generation multiscreen IPTV platform.
MediaMelon, a US company focussing on online streaming video intelligence and automated experience improvement, has formed a partnership with Nowtilus, a German provider of AI-driven video personalisation services.
M7 has renewed and expanded its long-standing cooperation with ProSiebenSat.1 for network and platform operators in Germany.
For the first time, German pay-TV broadcaster Sky Deutschland offers a combined package for movies and series fans on its streaming platform Sky Ticket.
German public broadcaster ARD has confirmed that it will postpone the switch-off of its SD channels on the Astra satellite system (19.2° East) originally scheduled for January 2021.
The industry and retailers were ready, consumers had been informed, but then came Corona: In view of the current crisis, German public broadcaster ARD does not consider it appropriate to carry out the SD switch-off of its TV channels on Astra (19.2 degrees East).