Streaming service DAZN launches two linear sports channels on Vodafone Deutschland’s TV platforms in Germany.
German broadcaster Sport1 will continue to distribute its service in SD and HD resolution via the Astra satellite system (19.2° East).
German pay-TV broadcaster Sky Deutschland will remove further SD channels on cable networks in favour of exclusive HD distribution on November 26, 2020.
Documentary channels History and Crime + Investigation will become part of German internet TV platform waipu.tv.
German sports channel fight24 HD has launched on internet TV platform waipu.tv.
German children’s and family channel Fix&Foxi Channel continues its expansion course.
German media company Spotfilm Networx contributes four channels to the new AVOD platform rlaxx TV.
Kabelio, a new TV package for Swiss DTH satellite households, will launch on Eutelsat Hotbird (13° East) on October 15, 2020, featuring both domestic and international channels such as ARD, ZDF, ORF, TF1, BBC and ITV.
German platform operator M7 Deutschland is adding free-TV channels RTLplus, VOXup and Toggo plus to its BasisHD package.
SWR, an affiliate of German public broadcaster ARD, and partners from the automotive and telecommunications industries have launched a 5G Broadcast trial for the distribution of audiovisual content to automobiles.