German media company Axel Springer will distribute the TV channel of its tabloid newspaper BILD on Astra (19.2° East) to DTH satellite households.
German media company High View has extended its partnership with Astra satellite opeator SES in a new multi-year contract and secured long-term satellite capacity.
Timo Schneckenburger (CCO) will leave German DTH satellite platform HD+ on July 31, 2021 at his own request and by best mutual agreement, the subsidiary of Astra satellite operator SES announced.
M7 Group will show UEFA Euro 2020 matches live in Ultra HD to Dutch subscribers of Canal Digitaal from June 11- July 11 with SES and Dutch public broadcaster NPO.
German Christian free-TV channel Bibel TV will continue broadcasting in SD resolution via the Astra satellite system (19.2° East) in the coming years.
Bavarian media authority BLM is reorganising the DTH satellite distribution of the German federal state’s local TV channels on Astra (19.2° East).
SES’s video business had revenues of €263 million in the first quarter, or 4.6% less than in the same period last year.
The local and regional commercial TV channels from German federal state Bavaria will continue to distribute their services to DTH satellite households via Astra (19.2° East).
DTH satellite TV is the most used reception method for TV content in Germany, according to the Astra TV-Monitor 2020.
Luxembourg-based satellite operator SES is bundling its activities in the German-language market and placing its B2B and B2C business with the operational brands Astra Deutschland and HD+ under the leadership of long-time SES manager Norbert Hölzle.