German service provider Media Broadcast Satellite supports the recently launched Freenet TV via satellite service on Astra (19.2° East) as part of a far-reaching agreement.
Bavaria’s local TV channels are leading the way in switching off SD distribution on Astra (19.2° East) in Germany.
Euronews has recommenced DTH distribution of its German-language channel for satellite households on Astra (19.2° East).
German internet via satellite provider Eusanet has installed satellite-based backup systems for radio broadcasters on 15 key transmission towers in Germany on behalf of a large German transmission network operator.
German broadband internet via satellite provider Eusanet and Eutelsat Broadband, the broadband subsidiary of satellite operator Eutelsat, have set up a new solution in which a local FTTH network is connected to the backbone via satellite.
The number of households in Germany receiving digital TV services has risen to 35 million, or 92.3% of the total.
Swiss commercial broadcaster Schweiz 5 will launch a DTH channel for European satellite households.
The number of DTH satellite households in Austria has grown in the past year from 2.05 million (2014) to 2.12 million households.
TecTime TV, the German thematic channel focussing on technology and multimedia, will in future reach its viewers’ TV screens through the internet instead of satellite.
H2D Handshake2Deutschland, the planned information channel for refugees and helpers, will broadcast via satellite on Astra (19.2 degrees East).