German commercial broadcast group Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland has launched Fitness & Yoga, a new non-linear OTT channel for connected TV sets using the HbbTV standard.
German telco Deutsche Telekom has obtained the green light from the European Commission for its acquisition of GTS Central Europe.
German technical service provider Media Broadcast will use its transmission facilities for motor sports coverage for the first time.
Austria’s largest cable operator UPC Austria will add 10 new HD channels to its cable network in mid-May 2014 and reduce the analogue TV proposition in return.
German mobile TV app dailyme TV has extended its collaboration with BBC Worldwide and acquired the licences for several new formats from the UK-based public broadcaster’s commercial subsidiary.
The TV channels of Germany’s two large commercial TV groups RTL and ProSiebenSat.1 will continue to be distributed on digital terrestrial frequencies (DTT) in federal state North-Rhine Westphalia.
Switzerland’s largest cable operator UPC Cablecom will terminate the distribution of analogue TV channels on its network in 2015.
German cable operator Unitymedia Kabel BW has commenced carriage of two new digital TV channels.
German sports channel Sport1 will show the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2014 following a rights deal signed with World Basketball Association FIBA covering TV, internet and mobile TV.
Interactive youth channel joiz will take The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon to German TV screens.