Austrian billionaire and Red Bull founder Dietrich Mateschitz has had enough from the losses of his company’s free-to-air channel Servus TV and pulls the emergency brake: The channel will be closed down this year.
Unitel, the world’s largest production company specialised in classical music, wants to make Ultra HD the standard for its recordings of concerts, operas and theatre plays.
Servus TV will encrypt its channel for viewers in Austria on Astra (19.2° East) from March 1, 2016.
Austrian commercial TV channel Servus TV has acquired the TV broadcast rights of motor sports series MotoGP for Austria.
Germany’s largest cable operator Kabel Deutschland has taken programmes from Servus TV and Red Bull Media House on board its video-on-demand (VOD) service Select Video.
German private broadcaster ProSiebenSat.1 said it will launch its new thematic channel ProSieben Maxx during the fourth quarter of the year and will target “older men”.
CE manufacturer Smart Electronic has added the Servus TV Mediathek to its Smartportal. Owners of the hybrid receivers VX10, CX10 and Zappix HD+ can now access the Servus TV on-demand programming.
German home shopping channel QVC is now also available as a live stream on the online video portal of Zattoo.
The Austrian commercial TV channel Servus TV has started broadcasting videos in 3D using the old anaglyph system.
The German cable operator Unitymedia will add four new channels to its digital line-up – Servus TV, Lust Pur, ZDFneo and Russia Today – from November 1.