German public broadcaster WDR will transmit all regional windows of its TV channel WDR Fernsehen in HD quality on Astra (19.2° East) from March 3, 2021.
Austrian TV platform HD Austria has expanded its offering with FOX, National Geographic and National Geographic Wild.
German DTH satellite platform HD+ will increase the prices for access to its TV package on Astra (19,2° East).
German home shopping channel 1-2-3.tv will remain available in SD and HD resolution to DTH households via the Astra satellite system (19.2° East).
German music channel Folx TV is available to DTH satellite households via Astra (19.2° East) again.
German TV broadcaster Deutsches Musik Fernsehen will launch the new entertainment channel Lilo TV on December 19, 2020.
Ultra HD (UHD) is gaining popularity among German TV viewers. Seven out of ten households planning to buy a new TV set would opt for a UHD model.
German broadcaster Sport1 will continue to distribute its service in SD and HD resolution via the Astra satellite system (19.2° East).
3 Screen Solutions (3SS), the German provider of software solutions for set-top boxes and multiscreen entertainment, has been chosen by Austria’s national broadcasting services provider ORS for the upcoming launch of its new simpliTV digital TV service.
Turkish manufacturer Vestel is integrating direct reception of German DTH satellite platform HD+ into Ultra HD TV sets of its brands Toshiba, Telefunken, JVC, Hitachi, Techwood, ok., Kendo, Hanseatic and Dual via the HbbTV OpApp.