Smart TV sets are becoming standard equipment in German TV households.
German ISP 1&1 Telecom and TV streaming provider Zattoo have joined Deutsche TV-Plattform. The German industry association now has a total of 57 members.
Full house at the eighth joint Ultra HD Plugfest of industry associations DTG Testing UK and Deutsche TV-Plattform at the end of June 2018.
The 7th HbbTV Symposium and Awards will take place on November 14-15, 2018, at ESMT Berlin.
A total of 1.6 million TV sets were sold in Germany in Q1 2018. Of these, 1.2 million (75%) are equipped with smart functions, reports German industry association Deutsche TV-Plattform with reference to figures from GfK Retail & Technology.
Andre Prahl will stay the Chairman of German industry association Deutsche TV-Plattform for two more years.
The HbbTV Association will hold this year’s HbbTV Symposium on November 7-8, 2018 in Berlin in conjunction with German industry association Deutsche TV Plattform.
More smart devices for media use at home were sold in Germany last year than ever before.
More than a quarter of German TV viewers (28%) who don’t yet own an Ultra HD TV set want to buy such a device.
The switchover of DTT in Germany from DVB-T to successor system DVB-T2/HEVC on March 29, 2017 drives the sale of compliant set-top-boxes.