Discovery Deutschland has chosen the managed media and distribution services of MX1, a subsidiary of Astra satellite operator SES, to deliver its eight German TV channel, Home & Garden TV (HGTV), launching on June 6, 2019.
Discovery Deutschland has extended its partnership with MX1 for fully managed playout and content management services.
Sky Deutschland has signed a multi-year contract extension for back-up services with MX1, the technical services subsidiary of Astra satellite operator SES.
MX1, the technical services subsidiary of Astra satellite operator SES, and Astra have extended their contracts with Discovery Networks Germany for capacity, content management and playout.
German pay-TV broadcaster Sky Deutschland will commence the relocation of the playout and uplink for its transponders on the Astra satellite system (19.2 degrees East) from Munich to Milan tonight.
SES Platform Services will continue to provide content management and playout services for the pay-tv channels of Fox Networks Group Germany.
The History Channel Germany and SES Platform Services have expanded their partnership covering the distribution of pay-TV channel A&E on the Sky Deutschland platform.
German regional broadcaster münchen.tv has extended its contract with technical service provider SES Platform Services for several years.
STORY UPDATED. Sky will relocate the playout and uplink of Sky Deutschland from SES Platform Services, a subsidiary of Astra satellite operator SES, in Munich to Sky Italia’s teleport in Milan.