The live coverage of German motorsports series DTM will move from ARD to Sat.1: The German commercial channel will show all races live and exclusive from 2018.
OTT platform Zattoo has introduced a recording function in Germany.
German public broadcasters ARD and ZDF will continue to screen the international matches of Germany’s national football team.
German public broadcaster ARD wants to terminate the DTH satellite transmission of its TV channels in standard definition (SD) on Astra (19.2° East).
Eurosport will not transmit the Olympic Games exclusively in Germany between 2018 and 2024.
ARD-alpha, the educational TV channel of ARD’s Bavarian affiliate Bayerischer Rundfunk (BR), is now available to DVB-T2 households in parts of Germany.
German public broadcaster ARD is negotiating about the free-to-air TV rights for the Formula 1 from the 2018 season, competing with commercial broadcaster RTL that has been showing the Grand Prix races since 1991.
German public broadcaster ZDF has called for the prime ministers of the federal states to resolve the dispute regarding the question whether the public broadcasters have to pay cable carriage fees through a regulation in the national broadcast law.
German public broadcasters ARD and ZDF have received a setback in the legal dispute regarding cable carriage fees that has been running since 2013.
More than half a year after the collapse of negotiations, German public broadcasters ARD and ZDF are in talks with Discovery Networks Deutschland again regarding sublicences for the Olympic Games.