German DTH satellite platform HD+ will increase the prices for access to its TV package on Astra (19,2° East).
German pay-TV package trendSports is now also available via DTH platform HD+ on Astra (19.2° East).
Ultra HD (UHD) is gaining popularity among German TV viewers. Seven out of ten households planning to buy a new TV set would opt for a UHD model.
German broadcaster Sport1 will continue to distribute its service in SD and HD resolution via the Astra satellite system (19.2° East).
German pay-TV operator Sky Deutschland will drop the ‘HD’ suffix from the names of its channels.
Turkish manufacturer Vestel is integrating direct reception of German DTH satellite platform HD+ into Ultra HD TV sets of its brands Toshiba, Telefunken, JVC, Hitachi, Techwood, ok., Kendo, Hanseatic and Dual via the HbbTV OpApp.
The HbbTV Association will offer a series of webinars covering current issues, solutions and developments in the TV and OTT market.
The customers of German DTH satellite platform HD+ on Astra (19.2° East) can now also restart already running programmes on the channels of German broadcast group RTL.
Travelxp 4k is in discussions with further platform operators in Germany following the expiration of its contract with DTH satellite platform HD+.
Travelxp 4k will cease its distribution on the Astra satellite system (19.2 degrees East) in Europe on April 1, 2020.