The Chancellor’s latest press conference, the Bundestag debate on Corona or documentaries: The viewers of German public channel Phoenix can now decide themselves what to watch by clicking on the red button of the remote control.
The Czech national commercial broadcaster Prima has launched two new mobile and HbbTV applications.
ARTE has set up a new multimedia service based on the HbbTV standard.
Despite the Corona crisis, 2.7 million TV sets were sold in Germany between January and May 2020, slightly more than in the first five months of the previous year (2.65 million), according to GfK Retail & Technology.
The HbbTV Association will offer a series of webinars covering current issues, solutions and developments in the TV and OTT market.
WDR, the regional affiliate of German public broadcaster ARD serving federal state North Rhine-Westphalia, has launched a smart TV app for children.
German digital TV service provider TeraVolt has developed a solution for DRM-protected content to be added to freely available HbbTV-based catch-up services on smart TV sets.
German public broadcaster ARD is now offering its TV viewers the option of resetting the currently running programme to the beginning at the touch of a button.
FTV Prima has become the first TV broadcaster in the Czech Republic to provide an up-to-date offer of real estate on its HbbTV platform.
German industry association Deutsche TV-Plattform has gained Italian IT consultancy Fincons Group and Media Press, a Swiss provider of TV metadata and technological solutions, as new members.