Home-shopping broadcaster QVC is now also distributing its spin-off channel QVC2 via DTT in Germany.
Liberty Interactive will rename itself Qurate Retail Group, once the company completes the split-off of GCI Liberty.
Liberty Interactive will acquire the 62% of HSNi it does not already own in an all-stock transaction.
German home-shopping channel HSE24 will be part of the German DVB-T2 network launching in urban areas on March 29, 2017.
QVC has signed a long-term capacity renewal agreement with SES and moved a significant block of its regional shopping channel content to the centre of the orbital arc, fast becoming the premier content distribution platform over North America.
QVC, one of the pioneers of Red Button activity outside of the BBC is to switch off its QVC Active channel on Sky Interactive, and will instead launch two new channels.
Broadcast facilities company Media Broadcast will switch on a new DTT multiplex in Stuttgart with three more private broadcasters.
German home shopping channels are launching HD versions of their main channel. Pearl TV is the latest to start on the Astra satellite.
German teleshopping channel QVC is now available with an interactive Android App on Google TV.
QVC UK has launched a free android app that gives customers on the go access to more than 15,000 products.