German public broadcaster NDR and transmitter network operator Media Broadcast launched a 5G Broadcast test network in Hamburg on October 26, 2021.
A new German alliance of market players wants to ensure that the UHF frequencies in the 470 to 694 MHz range remain available for terrestrial broadcasting and event technology in the long term.
German TV streaming provider waipu.tv has introduced a 4K streaming stick based on Android TV.
Media Broadcast, operator of German DTT platform Freenet TV, has renewed its contract with French app and user interface provider Dotscreen in regards to the evolution, support and maintenance of the HbbTV Freenet TV portal.
German DTT platform Freenet TV has added entertainment channel Comedy Central HD to its DVB-T2 offer.
German media company Freenet has shut down its teleshopping channel Freenet Shopping.
German technical services provider Media Broadcast will increase the subscription prices of its TV platform Freenet TV from May 1, 2020, a company spokesman confirmed to Broadband TV News.
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.
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.