German platform operator Media Broadcast has expanded the hybrid service Freenet TV Connect accompanying DVB-T2 platform Freenet TV with new channels and a video-on-demand (VOD) offering.
Austrian media authority KommAustria has rejected plans by public broadcaster ORF to set up its own YouTube channel.
For the first time in the history of the UEFA Champions League, all games will be shown exclusively on pay-TV in Germany and Austria from the 2018/19 season to the 2020/21 season.
Austrian technical service provider ORS wants to launch a new HD platform on Astra (19,2° East) this summer.
Austrian public broadcaster ORF has launched a multiscreen streaming platform for classical music lovers.
Discovery Communications has signed a long-term partnership with Austria’s public broadcaster ORF ensuring that every event of the Olympic Games in 2018 and 2020 will be available for Austrian audiences across multiple screens.
Austrian public broadcaster ORF will introduce a new encryption system for its TV channels on Astra (19.2 degrees East).
Austria wants to commence transition of the digital terrestrial transmission of the TV channels of public broadcaster ORF from DVB-T to successor standard DVB-T2 in autumn 2016 and complete the move in February 2019 at the latest, but current plans target a completion already in Q3 2017.
Luxembourg-based media company M7 Group is launching a standalone HDTV platform for DTH satellite households in Austria on Astra (19.2 degrees East) in November 2015.
Austrian DTT platform simpliTV wants to introduce an internet service on October 5, 2015 enabling customers to surf the net, receive further TV channels as live-streams and use video-on-demand services.