Four German home-shopping broadcasters have renewed their agreements for the distribution of their channels in SD resolution on Astra (19.2° East).
Travelxp 4k is in discussions with further platform operators in Germany following the expiration of its contract with DTH satellite platform HD+.
Travelxp 4k will cease its distribution on the Astra satellite system (19.2 degrees East) in Europe on April 1, 2020.
The regional affiliates of German public broadcaster ARD will terminate the satellite distribution of their TV channels in SD resolution on Astra (19.2° East) in January 2021.
German technical services provider Media Broadcast will increase the subscription prices of its TV platform Freenet TV from May 1, 2020, a company spokesman confirmed to Broadband TV News.
German internet TV platform waipu.tv reached around 408,300 paying customers at the end of 2019.
German public broadcaster ARD will cease the satellite distribution of its TV channels in SD resolution on Astra (19.2° East) in January 2021.
German service provider Media Broadcast has ceased marketing its HDTV platform Freenet TV for DTH satellite households on Astra (19.2° East) on February 5, 2020.
German music TV channel Deutsches Musik Fernsehen has launched a sister channel for fans of traditional and modern German folk music.
Following Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland, German media company ProSiebenSat.1 has also decided to continue broadcasting its free-TV channels unencrypted in SD resolution via the Astra satellite system (19.2 degrees East).