The German media authorities have jointly with industry associations, cable operators and TV broadcasters founded the initiative Digitales Kabel to accompany the transition to sole digital TV distribution on German cable networks.
The viewer market for paid-for video-on-demand (VOD) services like Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, maxdome and Sky Ticket continues to grow in Germany.
Home shopping is a market with stable growth throughout Europe, according to Goldmedia in the study The Multi-Channel Home Shopping Industry in Europe. Market Overview, Key Trends and Forecasts to 2022.
Netflix has won around 5 million customers two and a half years after its launch in Germany.
Series are the most used content on paid-for video-on-demand (VOD) services in Germany.
German consultancy and research company Goldmedia has commenced the survey among online video providers for the 2016 edition of its Web-TV-Monitor.
Video-on-demand (VDD) has reached the mass market in Germany with 43% of all internet users paying for VOD services.
The consumption of video content on the internet continues to grow in Germany, according to the results of the Web-TV Monitor 2015 compiled by market research and consultancy company Goldmedia for media authorities BLM and LFK.
The public and commercial TV and radio broadcasters in Germany earned €19.01 billion last year – an increase by €1.53 billion compared with 2012.
The new forms of media consumption are becoming increasingly popular in Germany with more than half (56%) of Germans watching TV programmes and videos on smartphones, tablets or laptops.