New competition for Zattoo and Magine TV: German TV listings magazine TV Spielfilm has launched an OTT platform on which viewers can watch more than 70 TV channels as live-streams via PC, laptop, tablet and smartphone.
Vivendi’s German subscription video-on-demand service Watchever has secured a series package from rights dealer Studiocanal.
German travel sales channel sonnenklar.TV is now available on Amazon’s streaming platform Fire TV.
Video streaming has established itself in Germany with more than three quarters of all internet users (76%) consuming streaming video.
German commercial broadcast group Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland has commenced offering its interactive music TV service dooloop as an app on streaming box Fire TV and on the Fire TV stick from Amazon.
German pay-TV broadcaster Sky Deutschland has rolled out its OTT service Sky Online to Android smartphones and tablets.
Swiss telecommunications company Netstream will present its TV as a Service offering to an international audience at German cable, satellite and broadband fair ANGA COM 2015 for the first time.
M7 Deutschland, operator of the German KabelKiosk platform, will enable cable households to access their TV channels on further reception devices through the new multiscreen solution BasisHD Now to be unveiled at cable, satellite and broadband fair ANGA COM 2015 in Cologne.
Swedish internet TV provider Magine TV has appointed Olaf Kroll as the new head of its German subsidiary, effective June 16, 2015.
German commercial TV broadcaster ProSiebenSat.1 has acquired interactive music TV service Putpat TV.