German DTH satellite platform HD+ has won commercial TV channel Tele 5 as a new content delivery partner for its Ultra HD channel UHD1.
German service provider Media Broadcast Satellite supports the recently launched Freenet TV via satellite service on Astra (19.2° East) as part of a far-reaching agreement.
The Parliamentary TV channel of the German Bundestag has terminated its satellite distribution on Astra (23.5° East) on April 30, 2018.
German telco Deutsche Telekom is changing its strategy regarding the DTH version of its IPTV platform Entertain for Astra satellite households (19.2° East).
German commercial broadcaster Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland will launch a linear Ultra HD test channel on April 28, 2018.
Spain’s council of ministers has issued authorisation to Abertis and the Centre for Industrial Technological Development (CDTI) for the purchase of 33.69% in Hispasat currently held by Eutelsat Communications.
The EBU has updated its royalty-free and interoperable stream protection standard (BISS) with a conditional access extension.
It looks as if Spacecom might finally have a buyer. The Israel-based holding company IDB has put in a bid of $45.75 million for a 54.7 per cent stake in the Amos operator.
Sky Deutschland has secured the exclusive Ultra HD broadcast rights to 25 matches of the 2018 FIFA Football World Cup in Russia.
Austrian DTH satellite platform HD Austria has taken seven new pay-TV channels aboard its line-up.