Austrian commercial TV channel Servus TV has acquired the TV broadcast rights of motor sports series MotoGP for Austria.
German public broadcasters ARD and ZDF will probably not be able to transmit live games of the IHF Men’s World Handball Championship taking place in France between 13 and 29 January 2017.
SES Techcom Services, the technical services subsidiary of satellite operator SES, and Solarkiosk, a German energy and business gateway provider targeting underserved communities, have entered into a two-year partnership to deliver internet connectivity to remote and isolated areas worldwide.
Football fans will be able to watch the live transmissions of games from the UEFA Champions League by Sky Deutschland on cruise ships from MSC Cruises following a partnership formed by the German pay-TV broadcaster and the shipping company.
MTV HD will become available again to DTH satellite customers of German pay-TV operator Sky Deutschland.
German telco Deutsche Telekom and UK-based mobile satellite communications provider Inmarsat have teamed up to bring inflight high-speed internet services to Europe’s aviation industry.
German commercial TV group ProSiebenSat.1 will drop the encryption of the HD versions of its free-to-air channels on October 3/4, 2015, a ProSiebenSat.1 spokesperson confirmed to Broadband TV News.
German pay-TV broadcaster Sky Deutschland has launched an HD version of its Austrian sports channel Sky Sport Austria.
African digital TV operator StarTimes has chosen SES Platform Services, the technical services subsidiary of Astra satellite operator SES, to distribute TV channels for its DTH subscribers across Sub-Saharan Africa.
German international broadcaster Deutsche Welle (DW) has launched its German-language TV channel DW Deutsch on Astra 4A (4.8° East) on August 1, 2015.