German broadcaster Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland will show the latest series from Awesomeness on its subscription video-on-demand service (SVOD) TV Now.
Dr Thomas Bellut, general director of German public broadcaster ZDF, calls for cross-linking the content of the various catch-up and on-demand services instead of attempting to set up a central OTT platform for all German TV broadcasters.
RTL Group does not intend to accept ProSiebenSat.1’s invitation to participate in the latter’s joint German streaming venture with Discovery for the time being.
Viacom International Media Networks has launched video-on-demand service Comedy Central+ on streaming platform Amazon Prime Video Channels in Germany.
Apple is believed to unveil details of its long-awaited streaming TV service on a March 25, 2019 event with the tag line ‘It’s show time’.
France’s Canal+ Group has announced details of its new streaming SVOD service Canal+ Séries, which will feature high-end TV drama series, and launches on March 12.
Samsung has commenced offering German internet TV platform waipu.tv on all QLED and Ultra HD smart TV sets sold in Germany in 2019 as a pre-installed app on multimedia portal Samsung Smart Hub.
Sports streaming service DAZN will transmit the entire 2019 season of racing series MotoGP live.
Sky wants to become less dependent on cable and satellite distribution and is now making its entire pay-TV offer available in Austria through the new streaming service Sky X.
ProSiebenSat.1 and Discovery are extending the management of their joint streaming service around CEO Alexandar Vassilev, scheduled to launch in summer 2019.