Qvest Group is strengthening its portfolio with the acquisition of TeraVolt, a developer of smart TV applications based in Hamburg. Financial details were not disclosed.
German news channel ntv has launched a new HbbTV app, enabling viewers to access current news and videos directly on their TV screen.
TeraVolt developed a Lightning Application for RTL+ and Vodafone, enabling the launch of RTL+ as a pre-installed app on Vodafone’s GigaTV platform.
Vodafone Deutschland is integrating streaming service RTL+ as a preinstalled app on its TV platform GigaTV.
German digital media solutions provider TeraVolt is launching its TVXray service for Android TV, enabling smart TV viewers to access real-time data on live sporting events.
German service provider TeraVolt has been commissioned by public broadcast network ARD to develop a client system for all HbbTV-based ARD teletext services.
German public broadcaster WDR has opted for the operating system from Hamburg-based digital TV agency TeraVolt for the HbbTV application of children’s series Sendung mit der Maus.
In a pan-European tender German public broadcaster ZDF has awarded the budget for the further development of its catch-up TV service to TeraVolt.
The open HbbTV standard is the leading TV app platform on TV sets in German households, followed by Samsung Tizen and Amazon Fire TV.
The ARD Tagesschau app is now available on almost 2 million Android TVs in Germany, bringing the pubcaster’s newscasts to the big screen.