German public broadcasters ARD and ZDF want to connect their catch-up services into a joint streaming world to make it easier for users to find the content they are looking […]
Austrian commercial broadcaster Servus TV has rolled out an extended catch-up service based on HbbTV 2.0, the latest version of the open standard for interactive TV features.
German digital TV service provider TeraVolt has developed a solution for DRM-protected content to be added to freely available HbbTV-based catch-up services on smart TV sets.
German public broadcasters ARD and ZDF will interconnect their catch-up TV services with the first step being a cross-linking search function available from November 18, 2019.
German cable operator Unitymedia has made the catch-up TV services from public broadcasters ARD and ZDF available as apps on its Horizon set-top box.
German commercial broadcaster Tele 5 simplifies access to its catch-up TV service on mobile devices.
German media group ProSiebenSat.1 has realigned the HbbTV portals of its free-to-air TV channels Sat.1, ProSieben, kabel eins, sixx, ProSieben Maxx, Sat.1 Gold and kabel eins Doku.
42% of the households in Germany own a smart TV set with 88% of the sets being connected to the internet.
Three out of ten German internet users from 14 years of age (29%) watch movies and series on fee-based video-on-demand (VOD) portals such as Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, maxdome, Sky […]
The TV set is still first choice for TV and video consumption in German households despite the growing popularity of smartphones and tablets, but viewing habits change.