German media company Hubert Burda Media will terminate its streaming service TV Spielfilm live on June 30, 2019 and will only continue the digital programme guide.
Netflix wants to open a German office in Berlin in autumn 2019. After London, Madrid, Paris and Brussels, this would be the streaming service’s fifth national office in Europe.
With bumerangTV a free, ad-supported video-on-demand (VOD) service has launched in Germany for fans of series in the original language.
Turkish streaming service BluTV has selected German digital payment solutions provider Wirecard to support its global expansion.
German multiscreen software solutions provider 3 Screen Solutions (3SS) has been selected by German children’s channel Super RTL for the relaunch of its SVOD service Kividoo.
German video-on-demand (VOD) provider Pantaflix wants to add an ad-supported free-of-charge service and a subscription-based service to its current transactional model of offering movies and series.
Swiss network operator Sunrise has launched a multiscreen TV platform as an OTT service, offered as an app for Apple TV, smartphones and tablets (iOS/Android) as well as via the web for PCs and laptops.
ProSiebenSat.1 and Discovery will launch their joint German streaming platform in June 2019 under the name Joyn.
German media company ProSiebenSat.1 has launched a streaming platform with live coverage and on-demand content for car fans.
International broadcasters BBC World Service, Deutsche Welle (DW), France24 and Voice of America (VoA) have launched a Turkish-language news channel.