Over half of the population in the Nordics currently subscribe to one or more streaming video services, such as Netflix and HBO Nordics.
The turnover with advertising in the direct environment of video streaming offerings has increased by 17% to €240.6 million in Germany in 2014, according to current data from IHS Technology released by German industry association BITKOM.
Germany’s largest cable operator Kabel Deutschland has chosen an OTT TV solution from US video technology platform provider Kaltura for its TV streaming app.
Germany’s largest cable operator Kabel Deutschland has commenced offering its customers the possibility to watch selected TV channels using their smartphone or tablet at home.
Video streaming changes the TV habits of consumers in Germany with one out of three video streaming users (33%) replacing conventional television completely or partially through streaming offerings.
German pay-TV broadcaster Sky Deutschland has launched a comprehensive OTT platform enabling viewers to access its premium service directly through the internet without the need for cable, satellite or IPTV.
German consumers mainly watch videos on the internet in streaming mode.
German media company ProSiebenSat.1 will launch an application for smartphones and tablets in June on which all of its free-to-air channels will be offered as live-streams.