German commercial broadcast group ProSiebenSat.1 will launch its Ultra HD (UHD) service on July 22, 2018 with a special edition of science programme Galileo.
German DTH satellite platform HD+ has won commercial TV channel Tele 5 as a new content delivery partner for its Ultra HD channel UHD1.
HD+, the German HDTV platform operated by Astra satellite operator SES, will screen MTV’s Europe Music Awards (EMA) 2017 in Ultra HD on Astra (19.2 degrees East) for the first time.
The majority of Ultra HD content in Germany’s TV and video market is provided by video-on-demand (VOD) services.
German DTH platform HD+ will increase the prices satellite households have to pay for reception of the service on Astra (19.2° East) from February 15, 2017.
German commercial TV channel RTL Nitro has produced three episodes of its car show Nitro Autoquartett in Ultra HD resolution.
European cultural channel Arte will expand its Ultra HD activities and show four concerts and a ballet in the new video format at the occasion of IFA Berlin on September 3 and 10, 2016.
German music channel Deluxe Music will produce its new concert format Deluxe Music Session in Ultra HD.
German platform operator HD+ and Your Family Entertainment, parent company of children’s and family channels Fix&Foxi TV and RiC TV, will show animated series Heroes of the City in Ultra HD.
German DTH satellite platform HD+ will add further Ultra HD programmes to the showcase channel UHD1 by Astra/HD+ it jointly operates with Astra satellite operator SES.