German technical services provider bmt has launched the HbbTV Rating Monitor.
Media Broadcast, operator of German DTT platform Freenet TV, has renewed its contract with French app and user interface provider Dotscreen in regards to the evolution, support and maintenance of the HbbTV Freenet TV portal.
With around 6.6 million TV sets, 20% more smart TVs were sold in Germany last year than in 2019 (5.5 million), reports industry association Deutsche TV-Plattform with reference to GfK figures.
German DTH satellite platform HD+ will increase the prices for access to its TV package on Astra (19,2° East).
Cellnex Telecom has chosen Intertrust’s ExpressPlay DRM cloud service for its Spanish digital TV service LOVEStv.
Combining two major standards for interactive television, Zattoo will integrate HbbTV on its latest Android TV Operator Tier certified 4K/UHD set-top box.
Terrestrial TV remains the most popular form of TV reception in the Czech Republic following the transition to the DVB-T2 standard.
Zattoo will add HbbTV to its latest Android TV Operator Tier certified 4K/UHD set-top box.
In a pan-European tender German public broadcaster ZDF has awarded the budget for the further development of its catch-up TV service to TeraVolt.
The open HbbTV standard is the leading TV app platform on TV sets in German households, followed by Samsung Tizen and Amazon Fire TV.