More than half (51%) of all German households now own a smart TV set. In 2018 it was 46%, in 2017 just 42%.
German sports broadcaster Sport1 has launched a new video platform bundling its complete online video and video-on-demand content at a central location.
Vodafone Deutschland has taken selected programmes from Eurosport 2 onboard the video-on-demand (VOD) platform of its cable network (formerly Kabel Deutschland).
German telco Deutsche Telekom has integrated the catch-up service of European cultural channel ARTE into its domestic IPTV platform Entertain.
Internet TV platform Magine TV has commenced offering a subscription package with Turkish TV channels in Germany.
Germany’s largest cable operator Kabel Deutschland has rolled out its video-on-demand (VOD) service Select Video to additional 350,000 customers.
HD+, the HDTV platform for German DTH households on Astra (19.2° East), will add the catch-up services (Mediatheken) from commercial TV channels Sat.1 Gold, ProSieben Maxx, sixx and TLC to its on-demand portal HD+ RePlay on September 2, 2014.