The consumption of video content on the internet continues to grow in Germany, according to the results of the Web-TV Monitor 2015 compiled by market research and consultancy company Goldmedia for media authorities BLM and LFK.
Sports portal LAOLA1.tv has brushed up its design and launched new features enabling users to customise the offering to their own interests.
German business and financial news channel DAF (Deutsches Anleger Fernsehen) has completed its restructuring and insolvency proceedings.
German media service provider Wige Media has become a shareholder in Sport Media Group, operator of web portals www.motorsport-total.com and www.formel1.de.
LAOLA1, the web portal for sports fans, will launch a TV channel on Austrian IPTV platform A1 TV operated by telco Telekom Austria.
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.
Deutsche Telekom will transmit the games of the Euroleague in addition to its coverage of the Basketball Bundesliga on its web-TV service for basketball fans in Germany.
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.