HD+, the German HDTV platform operated by Astra satellite operator SES, will screen MTV’s Europe Music Awards (EMA) 2017 in Ultra HD on Astra (19.2 degrees East) for the first time.
Wilfried Urner has been appointed, with immediate effect, as the new CEO of MX1, the technical services subsidiary of Astra satellite operator SES.
HD+, the German HDTV platform for satellite households on Astra (19.2° East), has made its multiscreen service HD+ ExtraScreen available on tablets and smartphones using Android.
German public broadcaster ARD wants to terminate the DTH satellite transmission of its TV channels in standard definition (SD) on Astra (19.2° East).
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.
German transmitter network operator Media Broadcast considers launching a satellite version of its DTT platform Freenet TV on Astra (19.2° East) to extend its reach to DTH households.
Insight TV, the international adventure travel and extreme sports channel, will become available on Freenet TV Connect, the HbbTV-based streaming service accompanying German DVB-T2 platform Freenet TV.
German music channel Deluxe Music has secured its DTH satellite distribution in standard (SD) and high definition (HD) on Astra (19.2° East) until 2021.
The users of German HDTV satellite platform HD+ are particularly open towards Ultra HD (UHD).
Radio Bremen (RB), the regional affiliate of German public broadcaster ARD serving federal state Bremen, wants to offer its TV channel in HD quality from Q1 2019.