M7 Deutschland is expanding its channel line-up with three pay-TV services from German broadcaster Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland.
Germany’s second largest cable operator Tele Columbus and ARTE have settled their legal dispute over the conditions of the cable carriage of the European cultural channel and agreed on a comprehensive cooperation.
German broadcaster Your Family Entertainment has made its children’s and family channels RiC TV and RiC International available in the UK.
Sky Deutschland and Vodafone Deutschland are testing the use of the new 5G mobile network standard as part of the pre- and post-coverage of a live 2nd division Bundesliga football match for the first time.
German music channel Folx TV is available to DTH satellite households via Astra (19.2° East) again.
German pay-TV package trendSports is now also available via DTH platform HD+ on Astra (19.2° East).
5G Broadcast is the future of television, but there are still some hurdles to overcome. This is the conclusion by Michael Wagenhofer, CEO of ORS, the technical services subsidiary of Austrian public broadcaster ORF, in a presentation of the 5G Broadcast trial in Vienna at the EBU-Forecast 2020 seminar.
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.