M7 Group will be delivering the FIFA World Cup matches live in Ultra High Definition (UHD) to all subscribers of Canal Digitaal from 14 June to 15 July, following an agreement with satellite operator SES and Dutch Public Broadcaster NPO/NOS.
Sports portal DAZN (“Da Zone”) operates a linear TV channel on the cable network of wilhelm.tel, but, curiously, neither the North German cable operator nor DAZN actively advertise the offer.
Swiss telco Swisscom has chosen the Titan virtual encoding solution from French video delivery solutions provider Ateme for its MediaCloud project.
German pay-TV operator Sky Deutschland is expanding its Sky Go app for smartphones and tablets with a wide range of linear TV channels.
Four of the newest DTT channels in Spain have barely exceeded an audience share of 0.5% two years after their launch.
German platform operator Media Broadcast has expanded the hybrid service Freenet TV Connect accompanying DVB-T2 platform Freenet TV with new channels and a video-on-demand (VOD) offering.
Russia’s leading pay-TV operator Tricolor TV has added the channel Ultra HD Cinema to its offer.
More than 50% of US broadband households own a smart TV and more than 40% own a streaming media player, according to Parks Associates’ new report Smart TVs vs. Streaming Media Players: Winning Over Consumers.
German Bundesliga football club FC Bayern Munich has announced its first international content sharing agreement with US sports broadcaster ESPN.
Ceske Radiokomunikace (CRa) has completed the deployment of its national DVB-T2 transmitter network.