Discovery Networks Deutschland will drop the encryption of Eurosport 1 HD und TLC HD on the cable network of Unitymedia during the Olympic Winter Games from February 9-25, 2018 and offer the channels free of charge to viewers.
German cable operator PŸUR has extended its pay-TV package Premium TV Plus by three channels.
Discovery Networks Deutschland continues to expand the reach of Eurosport 1 HD in Germany.
German platform provider M7 Deutschland will add Eurosport 1 HD to its basic package Basis HD, further strengthening its portfolio following the recent expansion of pay-TV bouquets Premium HD and Family HD.
Eurosport 1 HD will launch on Austrian DTH satellite platform HD Austria on Astra (19.2° East) on August 1, 2017.
A dispute regarding carriage conditions has broken out between Sky Deutschland and Discovery Networks Deutschland which could lead to Eurosport 1 HD, Eurosport 2 HD, Eurosport 360 HD and Discovery Channel being removed from the German pay-TV platform on February 1, 2017.
Sports channel Eurosport 1 HD and men’s channel DMAX HD will be part of the commercial channel proposition Freenet TV launching on March 29, 2017 on the German DVB-T2 platform.
Vodafone Deutschland has expanded the HD offer on the cable network it acquired from Kabel Deutschland.
Global media service provider MX1 has been selected by Discovery Networks Deutschland to handle technical services and satellite transmission of Eurosport 1 HD on German DTH platform HD+.
Discovery Networks Deutschland will further expand the distribution of Eurosport in Germany.