The upgrade of German broadband networks to Gigabit speeds has exceeded the mark of 10 million lines at the end of the year.
The member companies of German cable operator association ANGA have elected the executive board at their latest assembly in Berlin for a term of two years.
German cable operators gained around 500,000 new internet customers last year and currently provide broadband internet access to a total of 7.7 million households.
The German media authorities have jointly with industry associations, cable operators and TV broadcasters founded the initiative Digitales Kabel to accompany the transition to sole digital TV distribution on German cable networks.
German cable operator association ANGA has called for the legislator to ensure the termination of analogue TV broadcasting at the end of 2019 at the latest. “Until the end of 2019, most network operators will probably have discontinued analogue TV distribution; Unitymedia already commences switch-off this week,” ANGA President Thomas Braun said at the occasion […]
The German cable operators have gained around 600,000 new internet customers last year and currently serve 6.6 million households with broadband internet access.
The German media authorities have called for analogue switch-off on the country’s cable networks in 2018 at the latest.
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.
The German media authorities aim for a coordinated approach by all industry players to establish a joint date for nationwide analogue switch-off on cable networks.
The association of German cable operators (ANGA) expects the requirements for the termination of analogue TV distribution on German cable networks to be met by the end of 2018 at the latest.