M7 Group will close Diveo, its TV platform on Astra (19.2° East) for DTH satellite households in Germany, on November 30, 2019.
German DTH satellite platform HD+, a subsidiary of Astra satellite operator SES, is the first operator to deploy direct-to-TV security solution TVkey Cloud.
Sports streaming service DAZN will show live Bundesliga football matches from next season in Germany and Austria.
Insight TV has made its HD channel available to the subscribers of German pay-TV platform Sky Deutschland.
Nagra’s content protection of HD Plus is to be extended to include Smart TVs.
Eurosport will broadcast the French Open tennis tournament live in Ultra HD/4K for DTH satellite households in Germany from May 26 to June 9, 2019.
Panasonic has announced the world’s first commercial deployment of the HbbTV Operator App (HbbTV OpApp), making access to premium and additional services possible without a set-top box.
German broadcaster High View is expanding its Ultra HD (UHD) offer: After Deluxe Music, Planet and Waidwerk will also show UHD content on DTH satellite platform HD+.
Samsung will offer integrated access to German DTH satellite platform HD+ on all new QLED and Ultra HD TV sets sold in Germany from the end of March 2019.
Comedy Central HD has become available on German DTH satellite platforms HD+, Diveo and Freenet via Astra (19.2° East) on March 1, 2019.