UK-based media company Perform Group will launch a multiscreen OTT subscription service for sports fans in Germany, Austria and Switzerland in summer 2016.
Accedo, a Swedish provider of TV application solutions, has worked with Sky Deutschland to bring the German pay-TV broadcaster’s OTT service Sky Online to Sony PlayStation 3 and 4 games consoles.
German pay-TV broadcaster Sky Deutschland has taken its OTT service Sky Online aboard the Sony PlayStation 4; the PlayStation 3 will follow shortly.
German commercial broadcaster RTL II will launch an online TV service for young viewers combining linear television with an on-demand platform at the end of May 2016.
Almost every second German (46%) could imagine replacing TV reception via cable, satellite or DTT by internet-delivered over-the-top television (OTT) – an increase by 60% compared with last year.
Austria’s national telco A1 Telekom Austria has launched its domestic OTT platform A1 Now offering 41 linear TV channels – 9 in HD quality – as livestreams for reception on smartphones, tablets and the web.
German smart TV solutions provider Foxxum has made content from Germany’s international broadcaster Deutsche Welle (DW) available,
TecTime TV, the German thematic channel focussing on technology and multimedia, will in future reach its viewers’ TV screens through the internet instead of satellite.
German media company ProSiebenSat.1 has closed down the global OTT service of its German-language international TV channel ProSiebenSat.1 Welt.
Internet TV provider Zattoo has stocked up its OTT offering in Switzerland with further 20 free-to-air TV channels to a total of more than 170 live-streams of domestic and international TV channels Swiss internet users can access free of charge.