German pay-TV broadcaster Sky Deutschland will only be able to offer Disney+ as an app on its Sky Q platform from April 2021.
German pay-TV broadcaster Sky Deutschland is responding to the Corona crisis, which leads to people spending more time at home than usual, and unlocks the Sky Cinema and Sky Entertainment packages including Sky Box sets for all customers for one month.
With the headwind from its US launch, promising buzz through marketing and previews, Disney+ will most likely see a positive start in the German market.
Disney+, which will launch in Germany on March 24, 2020, is already attracting strong interest.
More churn, password sharing and illegal streaming: The UK video-on-demand (VOD) market could face major changes with the launch of Disney+.
German pay-TV broadcaster Sky Deutschland is now making all highlight videos of live sports events available on the Sky Q app (Apple TV and Samsung TVs), the Sky Q Mini box and through the Sky Go app on mobile devices.
With a new measure, German pay-TV operator Sky Deutschland wants to prevent pirates from distributing its programmes via illegal streaming portals over the internet.
Netflix will be added for Sky Q customers on Wednesday, it has been confirmed.
The customers of German pay-TV broadcaster Sky Deutschland with a Sky Q receiver will soon be able to watch TV programmes recorded at home on their smartphones and tablets even without internet access.
Documentaries and series from Love Nature about the animal and plant world will become available on Sky across the UK, Ireland, Germany, Austria and Italy.