German pay-TV broadcaster Sky Deutschland had added ARD-Mediathek, the catch-up TV service of public broadcaster ARD, to its Roku-powered Sky TV Box.
German telco Deutsche Telekom has launched a mobile TV streaming service offering around 40 channels for smartphones and tablets including all major German public and commercial channels.
Owners of the Sky Online TV Box can now access the catch-up TV portals from German public broadcaster ZDF and European cultural channel Arte directly on their TV set.
Austria’s largest cable operator UPC has added programmes from pay-TV channels History and A&E to its catch-up TV service.
More than three quarters (77%) of German internet users watch movies, TV programmes or other videos as internet streams.
Deutsche Telekom will launch a new generation if its IPTV platform Entertain on May 2, 2016.
German commercial broadcast group Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland has merged the catch-up services of its six free-to-air TV channels into a single live-TV and video-on-demand platform.
German cable operator Unitymedia has commenced offering its customers selected programmes of the pay-TV channels operated by commercial broadcast group Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland as part of its video-on-demand service (VOD).
Vodafone Deutschland has added catch-up content from free-to-air channels DMAX and TLC to the video-on-demand platform on its German cable network.
German public broadcaster ZDF will make its catch-up TV service ZDFmediathek available as an app on the new TV box Apple TV which will be introduced in the next days.