MTV has become a free-to-air, unencrypted TV channel in Germany and Austria again with immediate effect.
German cable operator Unitymedia uses the capacity vacated by analogue switch-off for the distribution of new TV channels on its network.
HD+, the German HDTV platform operated by Astra satellite operator SES, will screen MTV’s Europe Music Awards (EMA) 2017 in Ultra HD on Astra (19.2 degrees East) for the first time.
MTV will be offered as an unencrypted free-to-air channel in Germany and Austria again from January 2018.
Viacom’s MTV has launched a new localized Publisher Story on Snapchat’s Discover platform in France.
US media company Viacom has commenced offering the German-language version of MTV as a free-of-charge live-stream on the internet.
Finnish media and TV company MTV Oy has chosen Norigin Media to build smart TV applications on Samsung and LG Connected TVs.
On Monday, August 1, MTV will turn VH1 Claasic into MTV Classic, on the occasion of the broadcaster’s 35th birthday.
Virgin Media has been using a ‘newsroom’ concept to overcome a share of voice challenge.
MTV Germany has collaborated with Facebook to launch MTV+You, the channel’s first ever show airing live via Facebook – and not on TV.