German MTI Teleport has selected Swedish media technology company Net Insight for the creation of a media network for pay-TV broadcaster Sky Austria.
Philipp Hergarden will become marketing director of Paramount Pictures Germany from September 1, 2018.
German production company Studio 100 Media will set up its own animation studio in Munich.
Riedel Communications has appointed Marco Kraft as head of sales for Germany.
German commercial broadcast group ProSiebenSat.1 will launch its Ultra HD (UHD) service on July 22, 2018 with a special edition of science programme Galileo.
Magnus Kastner has been appointed as CEO at Endemol Shine Germany, the German subsidiary of global content producer and distributor Endemol Shine Group.
Dr Michael Rombach will become the new production director of German public broadcaster ZDF on January 1, 2019.
Swiss public broadcaster SRG will transmit the FIFA Football World Cup 2018 on its channels live in Ultra HD. This was confirmed to Broadband TV News by an SRG spokesman.
Sky Deutschland has secured the exclusive Ultra HD broadcast rights to 25 matches of the 2018 FIFA Football World Cup in Russia.
German pay-TV operator Sky Deutschland seems to be gearing up to broadcast selected matches of the 2018 FIFA World Football Championship in Ultra HD quality.