European culture channel ARTE has added an offline mode to its smartphone/tablet app.
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.
Moritz Pohl will become head of video-on-demand content (VOD) at RTL interactive, a company part of German commercial broadcast group Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland, from October 1, 2018.
The Sky Kids app, which has been available on tablets for two years, can now also be used on smartphones in Germany.
German digital video technology provider castLabs has equipped French broadcaster M6 Group with a multi-DRM license solution for its VOD and live-streaming platform 6play.
German public broadcaster ZDF wants to approach the Federal Cartel Office to find out whether the conditions for a joint OTT platform of the public broadcasters or a platform together with other broadcasters have changed.
German cable operator Unitymedia has equipped its mobile TV service Horizon Go with a download function.
ProSiebenSat.1 and Discovery join forces to build the leading German OTT platform by integrating their existing streaming venture 7TV, video-on-demand service maxdome and Eurosport Player in one place.
Sports streaming service DAZN has appointed Thomas de Buhr as the head of its business in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
Two out of five internet users in Germany (37%) stream films and series on paid video-on-demand portals such as Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Sky Ticket or maxdome.