Moritz Pohl will become head of video-on-demand content (VOD) at RTL interactive, a company part of German commercial broadcast group Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland, from October 1, 2018.
German public broadcaster ZDF wants to approach the Federal Cartel Office to find out whether the conditions for a joint OTT platform of the public broadcasters or a platform together with other broadcasters have changed.
German pay-TV broadcaster Sky Deutschland will remove pay-TV channels RTL Crime, RTL Passion and RTL Living from its line-up on July 17, 2018.
German commercial broadcaster Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland will launch a linear Ultra HD test channel on April 28, 2018.
Andre Prahl will stay the Chairman of German industry association Deutsche TV-Plattform for two more years.
German commercial broadcaster Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland will launch its free-to-air TV channel for the fans of US series on March 21, 2018.
As the first OTT streaming provider, Magine TV has started offering all free-to-air TV channels of commercial broadcaster Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland in HD quality.
German broadcaster Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland will launch an advertising-supported, free-to-air TV channel for US series in spring 2018.
The German media authorities have jointly with industry associations, cable operators and TV broadcasters founded the initiative Digitales Kabel to accompany the transition to sole digital TV distribution on German cable networks.
All free-to-air and pay-TV channels of German commercial broadcaster Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland are now available in SD and HD quality on new digital TV platform 1&1 Digital-TV.