Two out of five internet users in Germany (37%) stream films and series on paid video-on-demand portals such as Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Sky Ticket or maxdome.
German video-on-demand (VOD) service Pantaflix has added TV series to its portfolio.
German commercial broadcaster RTL will screen a German free-to-air TV series completely in Ultra HD/HDR for the first time.
Turkey’s largest media company Dogan Group has made its video-on-demand (VOD) service BluTV available outside Turkey, targeting the around 4 million Turks or people of Turkish origin in Germany and Europe.
ProSiebenSat.1 can continue to show movies and series from 20th Century Fox on its free-to-air and pay-TV channels and on video-on-demand service maxdome.
Netflix has won around 5 million customers two and a half years after its launch in Germany.
German broadcast group Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland has acquired the video-on-demand (VOD) rights of six series from US media company Viacom for its video portal Clipfish.
Series are the most used content on paid-for video-on-demand (VOD) services in Germany.
German broadcast group Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland has extended its contract with NBC Universal International Distribution, thereby securing the free-to-air TV rights for future movies and TV series as well as library titles.
Almost a quarter (23%) of internet users in Germany wanted to watch videos on the net which turned out to be inaccessible due to geoblocking.