Spiegel TV, the joint venture by German media companies Spiegel and Autentic, has joined forces with US streaming service CuriosityStream to offer a Curiosity-branded linear TV channel in Germany.
Sky wants to become less dependent on cable and satellite distribution and is now making its entire pay-TV offer available in Austria through the new streaming service Sky X.
German commercial TV broadcaster Autentic has acquired more than 400 hours of documentaries from BBC Worldwide Germany for the pay-TV channels Spiegel Geschichte and Spiegel TV Wissen it jointly operates with production company Spiegel TV.
Internet TV provider Zattoo has launched a free-of-charge VOD service on its platform in Germany, raising competition in the German OTT market.
German video-on-demand (VOD) service maxdome has added reportages from German TV production company Spiegel TV to its lineup.
German TV app dailyme TV has added reportages and documentaries from production company Spiegel TV to its offering.
German transmitter network operator Media Broadcast has added Spiegel.TV to its HbbTV-based OTT service multithek.
Philips has added a number of new apps to its Net TV smart TV sets, including broadcasters from Russia, Turkey, Germany and Scandinavia.