For the first time this year, the audiovisual media industry in Germany will reach a combined turnover of more than €13 billion.
Martina Rutenbeck will drive the development of IPTV platform BrightBlue for German fibre-optic network operator Deutsche Glasfaser.
The showdown between the supporters and opponents of Sunrise’s takeover of UPC Switzerland will not take place for the time being: The Swiss telecommunications company pulls the emergency brake and, with approval by UPC parent company Liberty Global, cancels the extraordinary general meeting (EGM) scheduled for October 23, 2019.
German technical services provider Media Broadcast is following the development of 5G Broadcast, but sees a regular deployment in the distant future.
German network operator association DNMG offers its more than 200 members music channel Folx TV for distribution via cable and IP.
Swiss media company CH Media will take over Swiss TV broadcaster 3 Plus.
German pay-TV operator Sky Deutschland is adding 13 TV channels and further on-demand content to its OTT platform Sky Ticket.
The local TV channels serving German federal state Bavaria will launch on internet TV platform waipu.tv on October 23, 2019.
Grupo Globo, which runs the largest Brazilian and Latin American TV network, has carried out the first 5G Broadcast field trial in Brazil at the occasion of the Rock in Rio festival.
German broadcaster Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland has launched a French version of its documentary channel GEO Television in collaboration with German publishing house Gruner + Jahr and its French subsidiary Prisma Media.