The European Commission has referred the planned online joint venture between German broadcasters ProSiebenSat.1 and RTL to the German and Austrian competition authorities at their request.
German private broadcasters RTL Deutschland and ProSiebenSat.1 are working on a single, common online TV platform to offer free access to private and public catch-up TV programmes. The new platform will be available in Germany and Austria. ProSiebenSat.1 Media AG and Media Group RTL Deutschland GmbH, through its subsidiary RTL interactive GmbH, are planning a […]
Consumer electronics manufacturers have now ordered over one million smart cards for the German HD+ satellite platform, according to Stefan Vollmer, spokesperson for Astra Deutschland.
Sony Germany has announced that with immediately effect all home video programming from the ProSiebenSat.1 group is now available on its connected devices.
The German headend-in-the-sky service from Eutelsat Kabelkiosk has announced it has added the three HD channels from the ProSiebenSat.1 group on its platform. The distribution follows an agreement with the broadcaster.
The German VOD portal Maxdome and ISP 1&1 have introduced a hybrid version of their Media Center, which will come in versions with cable, satellite and cable tuners. The set top boxes come free for new 1&1 top tier customers to the 1&1 Entertainment HD-TV service.
The Federal Court of Justice in Karlsruhe confirmed an earlier lower court ruling prohibiting Germany’s largest publisher Axel Springer Verlag to acquire the ProSiebenSat.1 television group.
The German monopoly authority Bundeskartellamt has raided the offices of the country’s two main private broadcasters, the RTL Group and ProSiebenSat.1, probing their plans to encrypt their signals. The Kartellamt confirmed the raids, but declined to name the broadcasters involved. According to local reports, the action took place in the Cologne offices of RTL and […]
The former head of BT Vision is to establish a New Media segment for ProSiebenSat.1.
This Sunday, January 31, the three main channels from the ProSiebenSat.1 Group will join the Astra HD+ platform. Originally scheduled for January 1, Sat.1, ProSieben and kabel eins will now be available in HD on satellite.