Austria’s national telco A1 Telekom Austria has launched an OTT service offering more than 40 TV channels as live-streams for reception via smartphone, tablet and internet.
Connected television in Germany and Austria has now passed the threshold into rapid and sustained growth, qaccording to a new report by Deadline Media.
Bulgaria continues to be a challenging market for Telekom Austria despite impressive growth in its subsidiary’s TV subscriber base.
German pay-TV broadcaster Sky Deutschland prepares the introduction of an Ultra HD offering and has rented additional capacity on Astra (19.2° East) from satellite operator SES for this purpose.
Pay-TV broadcaster Sky has rolled out its arts and cultural channel Sky Arts to viewers in Germany and Austria.
Classica, the international pay-TV channel for classical music lovers, will expand its distribution in Central Europe.
The catch-up TV service of Austrian public broadcaster ORF is now also accessible on the smart TV portals operated by German connected TV service provider NetRange.
The focus for maxdome is now on Germany and Austria, with expansion not on its immediate agenda, according to Filmon Zerai, the company’s COO and MD.
Hannes Ametsreiter has asked Telekom Austria’s supervisory board for a mutually agreed premature termination of his contract.
HD Austria, the HDTV platform on Astra (19.2° East) for DTH satellite households in Austria, has added Disney Channel HD and MTV HD to its portfolio.