With a special promotion, German DTH satellite platform HD+ wants to attract customers of its competitor Diveo, which recently announced its closure on November 30, 2019.
Although Amazon Prime Video has more customers in Germany than Netflix, Netflix still leads the way in terms of actual usage.
M7 Group will close Diveo, its TV platform on Astra (19.2° East) for DTH satellite households in Germany, on November 30, 2019.
With a new measure, German pay-TV operator Sky Deutschland wants to prevent pirates from distributing its programmes via illegal streaming portals over the internet.
German travel channel Sonnenklar.TV will continue to broadcast in SD and HD resolution via Astra (19.2° East).
More than half (55.1%) of TV households in Germany have connected their TV set to the internet in addition to satellite, cable, IPTV or DTT reception.
German telco Deutsche Telekom has acquired the TV rights for the UEFA European Football Championship 2024 in Germany.
In December 2019, German telco Deutsche Telekom will introduce a TV stick for MagentaTV, which can be used to receive the TV platform via Wi-Fi on any TV set with an HDMI connection, regardless of the internet provider.
The participants of German research project 5G Today, in which linear TV was transmitted in 5G broadcast mode for the first time, have drawn a positive conclusion.
Smart TV sets continue to be highly popular with German consumers.