German commercial broadcaster RTL has acquired the exclusive free-to-air TV rights for the Formula One for the next three seasons.
MTV has become a free-to-air, unencrypted TV channel in Germany and Austria again with immediate effect.
MTV will be offered as an unencrypted free-to-air channel in Germany and Austria again from January 2018.
Swiss pay-TV broadcaster Teleclub will launch a free-to-air sports channel in July 2017.
German broadcast group Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland has extended its contract with NBC Universal International Distribution, thereby securing the free-to-air TV rights for future movies and TV series as well as library titles.
German news channel N24 will launch its spin-off channel N24 Doku on September 17, 2016.
German commercial channel Tele 5 has teamed up with Canadian media group Stingray to start the first karaoke show on German free-to-air TV.
German media company ProSiebenSat.1 will launch free-to-air documentary channel kabel eins Doku on September 22, 2016.
German pay-TV broadcaster Sky Deutschland will make its sports news channel Sky Sport News HD available as a free-to-air service.
German commercial broadcasters Sat.1 and kabel eins will show the games of South-American football tournament Copa América live and exclusive for the first time in the channels’ history.