The Russian Satellite Communications Company (RSCC) has signed an agreement with Germany’s Chronosat to expand cooperation on the use of the Express-AM7 satellite.
Broadband TV news talks to Pascal Orhan, founder and principal analyst of Dataxis and organiser of the NexTV conference series. On December 6 and 7, the company organises and event in Berlin, covering the CEE and DACH markets.
The audiovisual German media market will increase its revenues across all segments – TV, video, radio, audio – by 5.8% to a total of €11.6 billion this year.
Capacity on four satellites operated by Eutelsat Communications is mobilised by German and international media to cover the German federal election on Sunday September 24, which will see up to 62 million voters go to the polls.
25.2 million households in Germany receive HDTV. This corresponds with a growth of the share of HD households among German TV households from 53.1% to 65.7% within one year.
On November 8, 2017 the switchover of Germany’s DTT network from DVB-T to successor DVB-T2 will enter the second stage.
Thorsten Braun will take over the position of General Manager Disney Channels in Germany, Austria and Switzerland in addition to his current role as Vice President & General Manager Disneymedia+ with immediate effect.
Amazon will shut down its DVD and Blu-ray rental service Lovefilm in Germany on October 31, 2017.
The turnover generated by pay-TV channels and paid-for video-on-demand (VOD) services has increased in Germany, Austria and German-speaking Switzerland in 2016 by around 11% to over €3 billion for the first time (2015: €2.7 billion).
Vodafone’s TV customer base in Germany stood at 7.7 million as of June 30 and was unchanged on three months earlier.