Astra satellite operator SES and German teleshopping group Genius have extended their long-standing partnership.
German home-shopping broadcaster HSE has extended its partnership with Astra satellite operator SES for several years.
German teleshopping channel ShopLC can now be received in HD quality on Astra (19.2° East).
German Christian free-TV channel Bibel TV will continue broadcasting in SD resolution via the Astra satellite system (19.2° East) in the coming years.
The local and regional commercial TV channels from German federal state Bavaria will continue to distribute their services to DTH satellite households via Astra (19.2° East).
Luxembourg-based satellite operator SES is bundling its activities in the German-language market and placing its B2B and B2C business with the operational brands Astra Deutschland and HD+ under the leadership of long-time SES manager Norbert Hölzle.
German public broadcaster WDR will transmit all regional windows of its TV channel WDR Fernsehen in HD quality on Astra (19.2° East) from March 3, 2021.
German home shopping channel 1-2-3.tv will remain available in SD and HD resolution to DTH households via the Astra satellite system (19.2° East).
German public broadcaster ARD has confirmed that it will postpone the switch-off of its SD channels on the Astra satellite system (19.2° East) originally scheduled for January 2021.
German public broadcaster ZDF will continue to offer its TV channels in SD resolution via the Astra satellite system (19.2 degrees East).