Netflix has confirmed it is increasing its monthly subscription fee for new subscribers from £5.99 to £6.99.
Divitel will launch a new OTT, multiscreen platform for TKS in Germany bringing English-language TV channels to the military and civillians.
German transmitter network operator Media Broadcast has added Spiegel.TV to its HbbTV-based OTT service multithek.
The first local TV channels from Thuringia have launched on the HbbTV-based German local TV portal on Astra (19.2° East), enabling DTH satellite households to receive local television from the federal state.
Internet TV platform Magine TV wants to expand its recently launched German service by offering more pay-TV packages, but does not intend to provide a video-on-demand (VOD) service.
US research form MarketsandMarkets forecasts the over the top market to grow from $25.33 billion in 2014 to $54.00billion in 2019.
Discover Digital, a South African digital entertainment business, has concluded its first sports content deal in anticipation of the launch of web TV in South Africa later this year.
Internet TV platform Magine TV has commenced its regular service in Germany offering domestic internet users more than 60 TV channels as OTT live-streams free of charge.
German social TV service Couchfunk will enable its users in future not only to chat about the TV programmes on their smartphones, tablets and laptops, but also to directly watch live TV channels on their mobile devices.
German commercial broadcast group Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland has launched Fitness & Yoga, a new non-linear OTT channel for connected TV sets using the HbbTV standard.