Eurosport will show a live game from Germany’s first-division football league Bundesliga in Ultra HD for the first time.
Sony Pictures Television Networks has launched three pay-TV services on OTT platform Amazon Channels in Germany and Austria: AXN, Sony Channel and Animax Plus.
Discovery Networks Deutschland has agreed with 1&1 to distribute is whole German channel family on the internet service provider’s new digital platform 1&1 Digital-TV.
Discovery Networks Deutschland will drop the encryption of Eurosport 1 HD und TLC HD on the cable network of Unitymedia during the Olympic Winter Games from February 9-25, 2018 and offer the channels free of charge to viewers.
BonGusto, the German pay-TV channel for hobby chefs and gourmets, has joined 1&1 Digital-TV and OTT service TV Spielfilm live.
German public broadcaster ZDF has terminated its distribution on Eutelsat’s Hotbird satellite system at 13° East at the end of 2017, a ZDF spokeswoman confirmed to Broadband TV News.
The German media authorities have jointly with industry associations, cable operators and TV broadcasters founded the initiative Digitales Kabel to accompany the transition to sole digital TV distribution on German cable networks.
German satellite services provider Media Broadcast Satellite will present its teleport and broadcast solutions at CABSAT 2018 in Dubai from January 14-16, 2018.
Vodafone Deutschland will introduce internet access at Gigabit speed in a few months in the first pilot region where it switched off its analogue TV and radio distribution.
Zattoo customers can now use the internet TV service in other EU countries following the new EU regulation enabling cross-border content portability.