Germany has become the latest market in which Vodafone TV is employing the Kaltura TV platform.
RTL Group had 3.402 million paying subscribers for its streaming services RTL+ (formerly TV Now) in Germany and Videoland in the Netherlands as of the end of the third quarter.
The free streaming service Pluto TV has partnered with BBC Studios to bring three new channels to Germany, Switzerland, Austria (GSA), France and Spain.
Germany will overtake the UK in terms of SVOD subscriptions in 2025 and will have a total of 52 million the following year.
US streaming pioneer Roku will offer its devices in Germany from September 28, 2021.
Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT Group) will launch its Viaplay streaming service in five new markets by the end of 2023.
Classic pay-TV recorded a decline in revenues in Germany in 2020 from €2.4 billion (2019) to €2.1 billion.
German media company High View has extended its partnership with Astra satellite opeator SES in a new multi-year contract and secured long-term satellite capacity.
Vodafone ended the fourth quarter of Y20/21 with a total of 18,351,000 subscribers to its TV operations in Europe, excluding VodafoneZiggo in the Netherlands.
RTL Group ended the first quarter with 2.72 million paying subscribers for its streaming services TV Now in Germany and Videoland in the Netherland.