M7 Deutschland has added new features to the app of its DTH satellite platform Diveo on Astra (19.2° East).
DMAX, TLC and Eurosport 1 will in future also be available in HD quality on the DTH satellite version of Austrian TV platform simpliTV.
German pay-TV broadcaster Sky Deutschland will transmit selected live sports coverage from streaming portal DAZN via satellite for Sky sports bars in Germany and Austria.
German commercial broadcaster RTL willl transmit four football matches live on its linear Ultra HD test channel.
German teleshopping channel QVC Deutschland can now also be received in Ultra HD quality on cable.
Technical services provider MX1 has expanded its partnership with ProSiebenSat.1 Produktion following the conclusion of a new framework agreement.
German commercial broadcast group ProSiebenSat.1 will launch its Ultra HD (UHD) service on July 22, 2018 with a special edition of science programme Galileo.
The new R&S PKU amplifier from German technology group Rohde & Schwarz was used for the uplink signal transmission during the first broadcast of an 8K TV signal by Astra satellite operator SES.
Nicer Dicer TV, a new shopping channel for the German-speaking market, has launched on Astra (19.2 East).
With 2.05 million households, DTH satellite reception remains the most widely used TV reception method in Austria.