Live concerts, music and cultural events are the focus of the new German music streaming portal Muxx.tv which has received the green light from media regulator KEK.
German commercial broadcast group Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland has launched its new video portal: RTL Next offers news and entertainment, customised for access on smartphones, tablets and latops.
German media company ProSiebenSat.1 has acquired minority shareholdings in global online sports portals EverSport and 90min.com.
Eurosport will be available as a live-stream on internet TV platform Zattoo in German-speaking Europe from October 1, 2015.
French media company Vivendi wants to counter competition from Amazon Instant Prime, Netflix, maxdome and other players in the German subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) market through a relaunch of its SVOD service Watchever.
Austrian cable operator UPC Austria has commenced offering its customers the possibility to use mobile TV app Horizon Go outside the reach of their Wi-Fi home network.
German media company ProSiebenSat.1 will launch a music TV channel in Ultra HD resolution in October 2015.
The new forms of media consumption are becoming increasingly popular in Germany with more than half (56%) of Germans watching TV programmes and videos on smartphones, tablets or laptops.
Swiss media company Tamedia has purchased a 31% stake in Zattoo International. Tamedia’s 39.4% participation in Zattoo Switzerland will be incorporated into the new shareholding.
German business and financial news channel DAF has been transformed into an internet TV service and a TV production company following the finalisation of the insolvency proceedings.