Travelxp 4k will cease its distribution on the Astra satellite system (19.2 degrees East) in Europe on April 1, 2020.
Children’s channels Nick Jr. and NickToons will become available on Sky Deutschland from April 2020.
German pay-TV broadcaster Sky Deutschland will only be able to offer Disney+ as an app on its Sky Q platform from April 2021.
The regional affiliates of German public broadcaster ARD will terminate the satellite distribution of their TV channels in SD resolution on Astra (19.2° East) in January 2021.
Deutsche Telekom will be the exclusive distribution partner of Disney+ in Germany and offer the streaming service for free for six months to its customers.
German children’s and family channel Fix&Foxi continues its expansion in Africa.
Canadian media company Stingray is expanding the distribution of its Ultra HD (UHD) channels in Europe.
With the headwind from its US launch, promising buzz through marketing and previews, Disney+ will most likely see a positive start in the German market.
German platform operator M7 Deutschland is supplying IPTV service provider BrightBlue with signals for three Ultra HD (UHD) channels.
German combat sports channel fight24 follows its way towards pay-TV after the launch on the cable network of wilhelm.tel.