NetRange, a German provider of portal solutions for connected TV sets, will distribute the major events of the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) to connected devices including the next two World Championships.
OpenTV and Nagravision, two subsidiaries of Swiss technology company Kudelski, have filed three patent infringement suits against Apple at the Düsseldorf District Court in Germany.
German home-shopping channel ManouLenz TV will become available as a 24 hour service on cable networks on May 12, 2014, for the first time.
German cable operator Tele Columbus is apparently preparing an IPO on the stock exchange market.
TeleZüri, the local TV channel for Zurich and surroundings, will offer its programmes in high definition (HD) from May 12, 2014.
Germany’s two large commercial TV groups RTL and ProSiebenSat.1will continue to distribute their channels on digital terrestrial frequencies in the Hannover/Braunschweig region in Lower Saxony.
German media company ProSiebenSat.1 will launch an application for smartphones and tablets in June on which all of its free-to-air channels will be offered as live-streams.
German media company ProSiebenSat.1 has acquired a minority stake in Los Angeles-based Talenthouse, a networking community for artists and brand collaboration, and will take the platform to Germany.
Germany’s national telco Deutsche Telekom has gained 78,000 new customers for its domestic IPTV platform Entertain in Q1 2014, marking a stronger growth than in Q1 2013 when 70,000 new customers were added.
Switzerland’s largest cable operator UPC Cablecom has recorded growing interest in its triple play services TV, internet and telephony in Q1 2014.