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.
Broadband internet access has been the draught horse of Kabel Deutschland in Q2 2015/16 with Germany’s largest cable operator increasing its number of internet customers by 98,000 to 2.8 million between July 1 and September 30, 2015.
The new forms of media consumption are becoming increasingly popular in Germany with more than half (56%) of Germans watching TV programmes and videos on smartphones, tablets or laptops.
AirTies Wireless Networks, a provider of wireless and OTT/IPTV technologies, supplies wireless connector SC201 to Sky Deutschland giving the German pay-TV broadcaster’s subscribers the opportunity to stream content from on-demand service Sky Anytime to the Sky+ HD set-top-box over Wi-Fi.
Germany’s largest cable operator Kabel Deutschland has commenced offering its customers the possibility to watch selected TV channels using their smartphone or tablet at home.
German pay-TV broadcaster Sky Deutschland will offer subscribers with PVR Sky+ a larger movie and TV series selection on on-demand service Sky Anytime from December 11, 2014.
Motorola Mobility’s Fourth Annual Media Engagement Barometer has found consumers developing a love for multiscreen content, but frustration with DVR storage.
The Dutch government is introducing a ‘home copying’ tax levy on all devices capable of recording sound and video content.
Canal Overseas is to deploy a new version of NDS MediaHighway and a Flash-based EPG for the first personal video recorder to be launched for its service across the Indian Ocean and the Caribbean.