Germany’s second-largest cable operator Unitymedia Kabel BW will offer a range of normally encrypted HD channels free of charge to its customers from August 1 to August 31, 2014.
German commercial TV group ProSiebenSat.1 and cable operator Unitymedia Kabel BW have expanded their cable carriage agreement.
Austrian public broadcaster ORF would be open to taking German public broadcasters ARD and ZDF on-board its video-on-demand (VOD) portal Flimmit which ORF wants to establish as a counterweight against US platform Netflix which is currently preparing its launch in German-speaking Europe.
German media company Constantin Medien expects its sports business to grow again.
Munich’s commercial local TV channel münchen.tv will transmit in HD quality for DTH satellite households in Europe on Astra (19.2° East) during this year’s Oktoberfest.
For the first time in the company’s history, global Swiss video-on-demand (VOD) provider Viewster is launching a TV advertising campaign.
Germany’s second-largest cable operator Unitymedia Kabel BW has secured a movie package from US studio Universal for its video-on-demand (VOD) service.
Germany’s largest cable operator Kabel Deutschland has increased its turnover in the three months until June 30, 2014 by 5.8% compared with last year’s quarter and added 83,000 new customers.
German public broadcaster ARD wants to set up a new Netflix-style online streaming portal after the project Germany’s Gold jointly planned with fellow public broadcaster ZDF was cancelled following concerns by federal cartel office Bundeskartellamt in September 2013.
The German adaption of Endemol’s reality series Celebrity Big Brother (in German: Promi Big Brother) which will launch on August 15, 2014 at 20.15 CET on commercial TV channel Sat.1 will be accompanied by a live-stream at maxdome.