Home & Garden TV (HGTV), which Discovery is launching as a free-to-air TV channel in Germany on June 6, 2019, will be available on Unitymedia’s cable network.
German media company Freenet continued to record rising customer numbers for its TV platforms in Q1 2019.
Austrian DTH satellite platform HD Austria welcomed its 150,000th customer in March 2019.
DTH satellite remains the most-used TV reception method in Germany.
MX1, the technical services subsidiary of Astra satellite operator SES, has formed a partnership with US online video platform provider Minerva Networks to offer turnkey, subscription-based and ad-funded OTT video services.
German broadcaster High View is expanding its Ultra HD (UHD) offer: After Deluxe Music, Planet and Waidwerk will also show UHD content on DTH satellite platform HD+.
Samsung will offer integrated access to German DTH satellite platform HD+ on all new QLED and Ultra HD TV sets sold in Germany from the end of March 2019.
MX1, the technical services subsidiary of Astra satellite operator SES, has formed a partnership with US production company IMS Productions to provide distribution services for the NTT IndyCar Series.
Comedy Central HD has become available on German DTH satellite platforms HD+, Diveo and Freenet via Astra (19.2° East) on March 1, 2019.
No more set-top-box, CI+ module or TVkey: Panasonic will offer the option of receiving German DTH platform HD+ directly via the TV set from the end of March 2019.