German internet TV service waipu.tv gained around 44,200 new paying customers in Q1 2020.
Krone TV, the TV channel of Austrian tabloid newspaper Kronen Zeitung, has launched on the Astra satellite system (19.2° East).
Waidwerk, a German TV channel channel for hunters and fishermen, will launch via satellite on Astra (19.2° East) on May 5, 2020.
DTH satellite continues to be the leading TV reception infrastructure in Germany.
German media company Freenet has shut down its teleshopping channel Freenet Shopping.
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.