The technology platform that powers the streaming services run by M6, RTL Belgium, RTL Hungary and RTL Croatia is to be opened up to new shareholders.
German public broadcaster ARD will cease the satellite distribution of its TV channels in SD resolution on Astra (19.2° East) in January 2021.
German service provider Media Broadcast has ceased marketing its HDTV platform Freenet TV for DTH satellite households on Astra (19.2° East) on February 5, 2020.
German broadcaster Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland has acquired the TV rights to the UEFA Europa League and UEFA Europa Conference League from the 2021/22 season.
RTL Nederland is planning to add a cheaper tier to its SVOD service Videoland.
As of 1 June, RTL Nederland will be responsible for advertising sales in The Netherlands on an exclusive basis for Insight TV.
After a one-year break, pay-TV broadcaster Sky Deutschland will show the Formula 1 again in Germany and Austria.
RTL Nederland has appointed Peter van der Vorst as its Content and Marketing Director as of 1 March.
Broadcasters and distributors have agreed on a new standard: a common technical specification for programme signalling.
Jörg Graf (pictured), currently Chief Operating Officer Programme Affairs at Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland, will become the new managing director of German TV channel RTL on February 1, 2019.