German public broadcaster ARD will cease the satellite distribution of its TV channels in SD resolution on Astra (19.2° East) in January 2021.
German service provider Media Broadcast has ceased marketing its HDTV platform Freenet TV for DTH satellite households on Astra (19.2° East) on February 5, 2020.
RTL Hungary and M7 Group have concluded an agreement under which the satellite services provider will continue to broadcast RTL channels.
Austrian DTH satellite platform HD Austria has added fashion channel Fashion 4K to its line-up on Astra (19.2° East).
M7 Group’s German DTH satellite and internet platform Diveo, which ceased operations on November 30, 2019, recommends its former customers to move to TV streaming provider Zattoo.
German internet TV platform waipu.tv had around 366,000 subscribers on September 30, 2019, exceeding the expected number of over 350,000 paying customers for 2019 as a whole.
With a special promotion, German DTH satellite platform HD+ wants to attract customers of its competitor Diveo, which recently announced its closure on November 30, 2019.
M7 Group will close Diveo, its TV platform on Astra (19.2° East) for DTH satellite households in Germany, on November 30, 2019.
Panasonic now offers the possibility to receive DTH satellite platforms Diveo in Germany and HD Austria in Austria via Astra (19.2 degrees East) without a set-top box through the HbbTV OpApp.
Martina Rutenbeck will drive the development of IPTV platform BrightBlue for German fibre-optic network operator Deutsche Glasfaser.