HD+, the German HDTV platform for satellite households on Astra (19.2° East), has made its multiscreen service HD+ ExtraScreen available on tablets and smartphones using Android.
ProSiebenSat.1 Puls 4, the Austrian subsidiary of German media company ProSiebenSat.1, has bundled the free-of-charge live-streams of its Austrian free-to-air channels in a central app for smartphones and tablets.
German pay-TV broadcaster Sky Deutschland has extended its free-of-charge offer for sports fans.
MTG has launched a new virtual reality app for viewers in the Nordic region.
Austrian cable operator Kabel-TV Lampert has chosen the new DVB-C/IP hybrid TV platform from Zattoo.
German B2B service provider Purtel has set up an IPTV platform in collaboration with French streaming software provider Netgem as a white-label product for network operators.
Vodafone Deutschland has commenced offering the free-to-air channels of Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland in HD quality on smartphones and tablets through the app of its TV platform GigaTV.
WATCH VIDEO. Austrian cable operator UPC has commenced offering its customers the possibility to watch the TV programmes of the past seven days following their broadcast.
German telco Deutsche Telekom will offer its mobile customers the possibility to use music and video streaming services from selected partners without reducing the high-speed data volume included in their tariffs from April 19, 2017.
Kai-Christian Borchers, managing director of German multiscreen software solutions provider 3 Screen Solutions (3SS), has warned platform operators that adopting Android TV-based set-top-boxes, which is a growing trend, may come with long term risk for industry players.