German pay-TV broadcaster Sky Deutschland has equipped its Sky TV Box with further free-of-charge apps.
Facebook users can now stream video content from the social media site to their TVs.
Facebook has begun to test the streaming of video to TVs via Apple’s AirPlay and Google Chromecast.
Sky says it will be adding regular video to the new Facebook Live service.
MTV Germany has collaborated with Facebook to launch MTV+You, the channel’s first ever show airing live via Facebook – and not on TV.
The consumption of video content on the internet continues to grow in Germany, according to the results of the Web-TV Monitor 2015 compiled by market research and consultancy company Goldmedia for media authorities BLM and LFK.
According to research consultancy TDG, the next few years will see the transformation of social TV interactions, with Facebook overtaking Twitter as the chosen medium for social TV activity.
Facebook and Eutelsat have announced a new initiative, using satellite to get more Africans online.
Facebook is poised to take on YouTube’s dominance in video content.
YouTube and Facebook are being viewed increasingly on mobile devices.