The audiovisual media market in Germany will achieve revenues of more than €11 billion this year for the first time.
The total turnover of video-on-demand (VOD) services is expected to rise to €717 million in Germany this year – an increase by 24% compared with 2015 (€579 million).
German commercial broadcaster Sat.1 will for the first time in its history show games of a UEFA European Football Championship live.
Analogue cable TV distribution will be terminated in Austria by September 2016.
German public broadcasters ARD and ZDF have acquired the exclusive domestic free-to-air TV rights for the European Men’s Handball Championships 2016 in Poland and 2018 in Croatia.