German network operator association Deutsche Netzmarketing (DNMG) is now offering its more than 200 members the opportunity to distribute free-TV channel Home & Garden TV (HGTV) via cable and IPTV.
Following Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland, German media company ProSiebenSat.1 has also decided to continue broadcasting its free-TV channels unencrypted in SD resolution via the Astra satellite system (19.2 degrees East).
ViacomCBS Networks GSA and German cable operator association DNMG have expanded their partnership, which has existed since 2002.
The free-TV channels of German commercial broadcaster Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland will continue to be available in SD quality unencrypted via Astra (19.2° East) until at least 2024.
German pay-TV channels Spiegel Geschichte and Spiegel TV Wissen are expanding their reach through new carriage agreements with platform operators.
The channels of German public radio broadcaster Deutschlandradio will return to the former cable network of Unitymedia in early 2020.
Half a year after DTT switch-off in Switzerland, the channels of public broadcaster SRG can soon be received terrestrially via DVB-T in parts of Switzerland and Austria again.
German public broadcasters ARD and ZDF will interconnect their catch-up TV services with the first step being a cross-linking search function available from November 18, 2019.
German pay-TV broadcaster Sky Deutschland will shortly offer a new subscription package for sports fans.
German internet TV platform waipu.tv will add cookery channel BonGusto, documentary channel Focus TV and entertainment portal Bunte.de to its line-up.