German platform operator Media Broadcast has added the linear TV channels VIVA, Comedy Central, TLC and N24 Doku to its HbbTV-based hybrid DVB-T2 service Freenet TV Connect.
Internet TV platform Zattoo has increased its HD lineup in Germany.
Children’s channel Nickelodeon will open a new programme window in the evening and late night hours when it turns into a 24 hour service in Germany on October 1, 2014.
Internet TV platform Zattoo has taken three TV channels from US media company Viacom International Media Networks Northern Europe on board its offering in Germany.
Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) has appointed Maurice Hols as the new SVP and general manager VIMN Benelux with immediate effect.
US media company Viacom will perform major changes in its German channel family this autumn: VIVA will hand over its evening hours to Comedy Central while Nickelodeon will be turned into a 24 hour service and MTV into an HD-only channel.
Among cable networks, HBO saw the most piracy, with 381,952 users worldwide and 38,330 users in the US illegally sharing HBO content daily.
Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) is expanding its coverage across CEE with a new distribution partnership signed with Romania’s RCS&RDS.
RTL Nitro HD is launching on Germany’ largest cable network Kabel Deutschland on August 26.
In a landmark ruling Ofcom has backed a decision by the industry regulator ATVOD that three Viacom companies were responsible for their own content on the Virgin Media platform.