German cable operator Unitymedia will perform several changes to its TV and radio line-up including a controversial move on January 22, 2019.
German public broadcaster ARD will transmit its complete TV channel portfolio in HD quality for DTH satellite households via Astra (19.2° East) from January 7, 2019.
German cable operator Unitymedia has made the catch-up TV services from public broadcasters ARD and ZDF available as apps on its Horizon set-top box.
With the start the new season only days away, German public broadcasters ARD and ZDF have expanded their existing partnerships with the FIA Formula E Championship to show more live races in season five across their networks.
German cable operator Unitymedia aims to provide over 1.3 million households with its DOCSIS 3.1-based 1Gbps high-speed internet access by the end of 2018, CEO Winni Rapp told Broadband TV News.
German public broadcasters ARD and ZDF will transmit the matches of the German national team at the 2019 World Handball Championship and the 2024 European Handball Championship live.
KiKA, the children’s channel jointly operated by German public broadcasters ARD and ZDF, is now bundling its on-demand content in a catch-up TV service.
Moritz Pohl will become head of video-on-demand content (VOD) at RTL interactive, a company part of German commercial broadcast group Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland, from October 1, 2018.
German transmitter network operator Media Broadcast will make its DVB-T2 platform Freenet TV available in seven additional metropolitan areas by autumn 2018.
German public broadcaster ZDF wants to approach the Federal Cartel Office to find out whether the conditions for a joint OTT platform of the public broadcasters or a platform together with other broadcasters have changed.