RBB, the affiliate of German public broadcaster ARD serving federal states Berlin and Brandenburg, has extended the HbbTV offer available to viewers via the red button on the remote control.
WDR, the affiliate of German public broadcaster ARD serving federal state North-Rhine Westphalia, will take over the directorship of ARD at the beginning of 2020.
Swiss public TV channels SRF 1 HD and SRF 2 HD can no longer be received on Austrian DVB-T2 platform simpliTV.
ProSiebenSat.1 and Discovery have launched their joint German streaming platform Joyn, offering 55 TV channels as free live-streams.
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.