The German video market stepped up its dynamic transition in 2018, driven by subscription spending.
Marking the end of an era in international IT and digital business, German industry fair CeBIT will be discontinued after 32 years.
Amazon has added the BBC Player to its OTT platform Prime Video Channels in Germany and Austria.
The turnover with audio-visual media content will increase by 6.2% to €12.44 billion in Germany this year.
Netflix and Amazon Prime dominate the German SVOD market in terms of subscriber numbers and recorded strong growth in the third quarter of 2018.
Austrian commercial broadcaster Servus TV will show motorsport series MotoGP live and exclusively in Germany and Austria from 2019.
As viewers continue to shift to viewing television content on an on-demand basis, TV and video consumption is changing across the leading five European markets: United Kingdom, France, Germany, Italy and Spain.
The number of pay-TV subscribers in Germany rose from 7.5 million (2016) to 7.7 million in 2017 and in Germany, Austria and Switzerland from 8.4 million to 8.7 million.
Deutsche Glasfaser launches IPTV platform BrightBlue as a white label product at ANGA COM 2018.
Yol TV, a Turkish-language channel based in Germany, has started broadcasting on the Astra satellite at 19.2 degrees East.