SEE TWO INFOGRAPHICS. TV broadcasters around Europe are celebrating outstanding viewing figures during the UEFA Euro 2016 football tournament.
The UEFA Euro 2016 provided Zattoo with a new user record: A total of 1.8 million viewers watched the games on the OTT platform, more than 800,000 of them in Germany.
Viewers receiving the Tivùsat DTH platform can see seven Euro 2018 matches in Ultra HD, as Eutelsat and Rai broadcast the matches in live Ultra HD.
UEFA is streaming Euro 2016 games in Spain and Venezuela as no rights buyer was found. A total of 28 games will be available as live streams.
German transmitter network operator Media Broadcast has extended the reach of the DVB-T2 platform and unveiled new channels.
German commercial broadcaster RTL has acquired an extensive rights package containing qualifier games of the national German football team for World and European Championships.
The Swiss cable operators associated in industry group Quickline will transmit selected games of the UEFA European Football Championship 2016 in Ultra HD.
Switzerland’s national telco Swisscom will introduce an Ultra HD service on April 14, 2016.
Seven matches from the forthcoming Euro 2016 football championships will be screened to Italian viewers by Rai from the Eutelsat Hotbird neighbourhood in Ultra HD.