DTH satellite TV is the most used reception method for TV content in Germany, according to the Astra TV-Monitor 2020.
German public broadcaster WDR will transmit all regional windows of its TV channel WDR Fernsehen in HD quality on Astra (19.2° East) from March 3, 2021.
German DTH satellite platform HD+ will increase the prices for access to its TV package on Astra (19,2° East).
German pay-TV package trendSports is now also available via DTH platform HD+ on Astra (19.2° East).
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.