During the French Open tennis championship at Roland Garros, Eurosport’s 4k/Ultra HD feed will be available across several platforms in Europe.
German DTH satellite platform HD+ has won commercial TV channel Tele 5 as a new content delivery partner for its Ultra HD channel UHD1.
German telco Deutsche Telekom is changing its strategy regarding the DTH version of its IPTV platform Entertain for Astra satellite households (19.2° East).
German commercial broadcaster Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland will launch a linear Ultra HD test channel on April 28, 2018.
DTH satellite reception remains the most used TV reception method in Germany: Its reach rose by around 130,000 households to 17.72 million in 2017.
German platform operator Media Broadcast has launched the satellite version of its DVB-T2 platform Freenet TV for DTH households in Germany on Astra (19.2° East).
German transmitter network operator Media Broadcast has confirmed that it will launch a DTH satellite version of its DVB-T2 platform Freenet TV on Astra (19.2° East).
KEF, the commission for the evaluation of the public licence fee for ARD and ZDF, aims for the public broadcasters to terminate the SD distribution of their TV channels on Astra (19.2° East) for DTH satellite households in mid-2020.
M7 Group will launch a DTH platform in Germany on Astra (19.2° East) on February 14, 2018.
Eurosport 1 HD and TLC HD will be available unencrypted and free of charge to DTH households across Europe on the Astra satellite system (19.2° East) during the Olympic Winter Games between February 9 and 25, 2018.