European cultural channel ARTE has set up a portal for movie fans on the internet.
VideoWeb has just launched an update making the new Arte+7 mediathek catch-up TV service available to viewers in Germany and Switzerland.
The streaming live TV platform Zattoo is now available on the Xbox 360.
ARD, ZDF and Arte have cancelled their carriage contracts with the three major German cable operators, Kabel Deutschland, Kabel BW and Unitymedia.
Sky Deutschland is adding MTV Live HD to its German and Austrian DTH bouquet of HD channels.
IBC 2011 – AMSTERDAM. At the Eutelsat stand there was a showcase of the Arte+7 catch-up TV services over satellite based on an Aston set top box.
The French online video portal Dailymotion has opened a new section dedicated to catch-up TV from major French broadcasters. Just opened last week, the Franco-German cultural channel Arte has joined and will make available its entire Arte+7 catch-up service.
Following a test of push-VOD over the digital terrestrial network, France could launch VOD and catch-up TV services over the air sometime next year. But first, a number of issues need to be solved.
From July 1, BBC World News will return to the basic analogue tier on UPC’s Amsterdam cablenet. The news channel will take the place of the Franco-German cultural channel Arte.
The seven main French legacy broadcasters have agreed to a simultaneous switch-off of their analogue satellite DTH transmissions. All channels will switch off in November 2011, when the last French region will turn all digital.