German transmitter network operator Media Broadcast has confirmed that it will launch a DTH satellite version of its DVB-T2 platform Freenet TV on Astra (19.2° East).
Bavaria’s local TV channels are leading the way in switching off SD distribution on Astra (19.2° East) in Germany.
As the first OTT streaming provider, Magine TV has started offering all free-to-air TV channels of commercial broadcaster Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland in HD quality.
KEF, the commission for the evaluation of the public licence fee for ARD and ZDF, aims for the public broadcasters to terminate the SD distribution of their TV channels on Astra (19.2° East) for DTH satellite households in mid-2020.
Austrian IPTV service provider Ocilion has equipped Wobcom, the telecommunications subsidiary of German public utility company Stadtwerke Wolfsburg, with an end-to-end IPTV solution.
German cable operator PŸUR (formerly Primacom) will commence analogue switch-off on its network on March 20, 2018.
German pay-TV broadcaster Sky Deutschland will turn Sky Cinema Family into Sky Cinema Animation HD between March 29 and April 8, 2018.
M7 Group will launch a DTH platform in Germany on Astra (19.2° East) on February 14, 2018.
Bayerischer Rundfunk (BR), the Bavarian affiliate of German public broadcaster ARD, will offer its educational TV channel ARD-alpha in HD quality from January 2019.
Eurosport 1 HD has joined OTT platform Zattoo in Germany as part of subscription package Zattoo Premium.