German public broadcaster ARD will cease the satellite distribution of its TV channels in SD resolution on Astra (19.2° East) in January 2021.
German service provider Media Broadcast has ceased marketing its HDTV platform Freenet TV for DTH satellite households on Astra (19.2° East) on February 5, 2020.
M7 Group’s German DTH satellite and internet platform Diveo, which ceased operations on November 30, 2019, recommends its former customers to move to TV streaming provider Zattoo.
German internet TV platform waipu.tv had around 366,000 subscribers on September 30, 2019, exceeding the expected number of over 350,000 paying customers for 2019 as a whole.
With a special promotion, German DTH satellite platform HD+ wants to attract customers of its competitor Diveo, which recently announced its closure on November 30, 2019.
M7 Group will close Diveo, its TV platform on Astra (19.2° East) for DTH satellite households in Germany, on November 30, 2019.
Panasonic now offers the possibility to receive DTH satellite platforms Diveo in Germany and HD Austria in Austria via Astra (19.2 degrees East) without a set-top box through the HbbTV OpApp.
MTV’s music channels will remain available to the subscribers of M7 Group’s German TV platform Diveo after their switch-off on the Astra satellite system (19.2° East).
M7 Group’s German DTH satellite platform Diveo is now available on set-top boxes from German manufacturer TechniSat.
Comedy Central HD has become available on German DTH satellite platforms HD+, Diveo and Freenet via Astra (19.2° East) on March 1, 2019.