A new German alliance of market players wants to ensure that the UHF frequencies in the 470 to 694 MHz range remain available for terrestrial broadcasting and event technology in the long term.
Media Broadcast, operator of German DTT platform Freenet TV, has renewed its contract with French app and user interface provider Dotscreen in regards to the evolution, support and maintenance of the HbbTV Freenet TV portal.
German DTT platform Freenet TV has added entertainment channel Comedy Central HD to its DVB-T2 offer.
German internet TV service waipu.tv gained around 44,200 new paying customers in Q1 2020.
German media company Freenet has shut down its teleshopping channel Freenet Shopping.
German technical services provider Media Broadcast will increase the subscription prices of its TV platform Freenet TV from May 1, 2020, a company spokesman confirmed to Broadband TV News.
German internet TV platform waipu.tv reached around 408,300 paying customers at the end of 2019.
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.