Georges Agnes has left German DTH satellite platform HD+ on September 30, 2021 after 14 years. The move was at his own request and by best mutual agreement, according to the subsidiary of Astra satellite operator SES.
Sony is integrating direct access to German TV platform HD+ into all Google TV models from 2021, with the implementation to be completed in the coming months.
Luxembourg-based satellite operator SES is bundling its activities in the German-language market and placing its B2B and B2C business with the operational brands Astra Deutschland and HD+ under the leadership of long-time SES manager Norbert Hölzle.
Turkish manufacturer Vestel is integrating direct reception of German DTH satellite platform HD+ into Ultra HD TV sets of its brands Toshiba, Telefunken, JVC, Hitachi, Techwood, ok., Kendo, Hanseatic and Dual via the HbbTV OpApp.
German DTH satellite platform HD+, a subsidiary of Astra satellite operator SES, is the first operator to deploy direct-to-TV security solution TVkey Cloud.
German broadcaster High View is expanding its Ultra HD (UHD) offer: After Deluxe Music, Planet and Waidwerk will also show UHD content on DTH satellite platform HD+.
German commercial broadcaster Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland will launch a linear Ultra HD test channel on April 28, 2018.
Eurosport will show a live game from Germany’s first-division football league Bundesliga in Ultra HD for the first time.
In a last minute agreement, German DTH platform HD+ will broadcast the 45 Bundesliga games Eurosport will show live from the upcoming season on Astra (19.2° East) for German satellite households.