German media company ProSiebenSat.1 has chosen UK-based subscription and billing solutions provider MPP Global to drive its joint OTT platform with Discovery Communications.
German streaming service TV Spielfilm live will shut down its free Basic package on October 1, 2018, a spokeswoman of operating company Hubert Burda Media confirmed to Broadband TV News.
German TV platform waipu.tv has added combat sports channel ran Fighting to its line-up.
German media group ProSiebenSat.1 has realigned the HbbTV portals of its free-to-air TV channels Sat.1, ProSieben, kabel eins, sixx, ProSieben Maxx, Sat.1 Gold and kabel eins Doku.
The German Federal Cartel Office has approved the plans of media groups ProSiebenSat.1 and Discovery Communications to expand their joint OTT platform 7TV by integrating their streaming services maxdome and Eurosport Player.
German commercial broadcast group ProSiebenSat.1 will launch its Ultra HD (UHD) service on July 22, 2018 with a special edition of science programme Galileo.
German public broadcaster ZDF wants to approach the Federal Cartel Office to find out whether the conditions for a joint OTT platform of the public broadcasters or a platform together with other broadcasters have changed.
ProSiebenSat.1 and Discovery join forces to build the leading German OTT platform by integrating their existing streaming venture 7TV, video-on-demand service maxdome and Eurosport Player in one place.
Christof Wahl (53), Chief Operating Officer of ProSiebenSat.1, will leave the German media company on July 31, 2018.
Zattoo has commenced offering subscribers of its Premium package the free-to-air TV channels of ProSiebenSat.1 in HD quality in Germany.