German media company ProSiebenSat.1 will continue broadcasting its free-TV channels in SD resolution and unencrypted via Astra (19.2° East).
German court paves way for regional advertising on national TV
The Stuttgart Regional Court has decided that regional advertising on national German TV channels is legally possible.
Roku launches live TV offer in Germany
US streaming provider Roku is introducing the new category “Channels with Live TV” in Germany.
ARD to drop SD satellite distribution in 2021 [UPDATE]
German public broadcaster ARD will cease the satellite distribution of its TV channels in SD resolution on Astra (19.2° East) in January 2021.
ProSiebenSat.1 offers free TV live-streams
German commercial TV channels Sat.1 and ProSieben have commenced offering free live-streams of their programmes through their own TV apps for smartphones and tablets.
Ex Premiere CEO Georg Kofler returns to media industry
Georg Kofler, former CEO of German TV broadcasters ProSieben and Premiere (now Sky Deutschland), wants to set up a multi-channel marketing platform for YouTube stars together with Berlin-based TV production […]
German commercial broadcasters to stay on DTT in Hessen
DTT households in German federal state Hessen will continue to be able to receive commercial TV channels on digital terrestrial frequencies.
Endemol’s Host in the Box sets off to Spain
Host in the Box, a new factual entertainment show created by Endemol Germany, has been sold for the first time in Spain.
ProSiebenSat.1 invests in Collective Digital Studio
German private broadcaster ProSiebenSat.1 has taken a 20% interest in US multichannel network Collective Digital Studio (CDS).
ProSiebenSat.1 channels remain on DTT
Four channels from the ProSiebenSat.1 group will remain on digital terrestrial in Bavaria.