Despite the Corona crisis, 2.7 million TV sets were sold in Germany between January and May 2020, slightly more than in the first five months of the previous year (2.65 million), according to GfK Retail & Technology.
German broadcaster Tele 5 has launched a new TV app: With 5flix, movies, series, original productions and other programmes can be watched online via smart TVs, smartphones, tablets and browsers.
WDR, the regional affiliate of German public broadcaster ARD serving federal state North Rhine-Westphalia, has launched a smart TV app for children.
German Bundesliga football club FB Bayern Munich has launched a new smart TV app offering fans insights and glimpses behind the scenes.
BritBox confirmed that the service is now available on Panasonic’s premium range of televisions, on smart TVs manufactured by Vestel, and on Google Chromecast streaming sticks.
ESTV, a dedicated channel for esports and gaming personalities, has announced its availability on Samsung TV Plus.
A+E Networks has announced the launch of Lively Place, a new OTT channel available on Samsung TV Plus.
TV streaming provider Zattoo is now available as an app on many Panasonic smart TVs (from model year 2017) in Germany and Switzerland.
All-premium music video platform Vevo has confirmed that its catalogue of music videos will now be available on Samsung TV Plus.
The white-label video streaming platform publishing solution, Okast, has launched Opsis TV on Fransat Connect. Opsis TV offers theatre plays on-demand.