Following Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland, German media company ProSiebenSat.1 has also decided to continue broadcasting its free-TV channels unencrypted in SD resolution via the Astra satellite system (19.2 degrees East).
Russia’s leading pay-TV operator Tricolor has added the premium channel Love Nature 4K to its line-up.
Austrian DTH satellite platform HD Austria has added fashion channel Fashion 4K to its line-up on Astra (19.2° East).
Swiss cable operator Sunrise has made its OTT service Sunrise TV neo available as an app on Samsung smart TVs.
Panasonic now offers the possibility to receive DTH satellite platforms Diveo in Germany and HD Austria in Austria via Astra (19.2 degrees East) without a set-top box through the HbbTV OpApp.
German cable and fibre-optic network operator association DNMG will offer three Ultra HD (UHD) channels from Canadian media company Stingray for redistribution.
German home-shopping broadcaster QVC Deutschland will launch a second Ultra HD channel on Astra (19.2° East) on October 1, 2019.
Love Nature 4K is now available as a fully localised service in Russia.
Zattoo presents its end-to-end white-label IPTV platform extended by Android TV live at IBC 2019 in Amsterdam and shows the new 1&1 TV stick for the first time at its booth G06 in hall 14.
Globecast is expanding its partnership with Eutelsat to create a new platform on the Hotbird satellite system (13 degrees East) to satisfy the growing move from SD to HD.