Turner Broadcasting System Deutschland has applied for six broadcast licences for international TV channels at Bavarian media authority BLM.
Bavaria’s local TV channels are leading the way in switching off SD distribution on Astra (19.2° East) in Germany.
Lagardère Sports, the sports rights subsidiary of French media company Lagardère, wants to launch a streaming service for sports fans in Germany.
Bavarian media authority BLM has revoked the broadcast licence of German internet TV channel blizz, operated by ITV Media Interactive e.K.
Discovery Communications Deutschland wants to operate the German Eurosport channels no longer under French, but German broadcast licences as part of an extension of its channel family for the Bundesliga coverage.
German consultancy and research company Goldmedia has commenced the survey among online video providers for the 2016 edition of its Web-TV-Monitor.
German news channel N24 will launch its spin-off channel N24 Doku on September 17, 2016.
The public and commercial TV and radio broadcasters in Germany earned €19.01 billion last year – an increase by €1.53 billion compared with 2012.
Bavarian media authority BLM has encouraged local TV broadcasters to offer their services in high-definition (HD).
14 of the 16 Bavarian local TV channels can be received on Deutsche Telekom’s domestic IPTV platform Entertain from April 10, 2015.