German pay-TV broadcaster Sky Deutschland will remove further SD channels on cable networks in favour of exclusive HD distribution on November 26, 2020.
German telco Deutsche Telekom has commenced SD switch-off on the cable network of its Austrian subsidiary Magenta Telekom.
German pay-TV operator Sky Deutschland will drop the ‘HD’ suffix from the names of its channels.
Turkish manufacturer Vestel is integrating direct reception of German DTH satellite platform HD+ into Ultra HD TV sets of its brands Toshiba, Telefunken, JVC, Hitachi, Techwood, ok., Kendo, Hanseatic and Dual via the HbbTV OpApp.
German DTT platform Freenet TV has added entertainment channel Comedy Central HD to its DVB-T2 offer.
Austrian DTH satellite platform HD Austria has added documentary channel kabel eins Doku HD and sports channel Sport1+ HD to its line-up.
German technology company Rohde & Schwarz has successfully completed the DVB-T2 terrestrial TV transmitter network upgrade across Finland.
DTH satellite continues to be the leading TV reception infrastructure in Germany.
Auto Motor und Sport Channel, the German pay-TV channel for car fans, is now available on German internet TV platform waipu.tv.
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.