A new German alliance of market players wants to ensure that the UHF frequencies in the 470 to 694 MHz range remain available for terrestrial broadcasting and event technology in the long term.
Classic pay-TV recorded a decline in revenues in Germany in 2020 from €2.4 billion (2019) to €2.1 billion.
Dr Harald Flemming has joined German mobile network service provider Net Check as Chief Sales Officer (CSO) on June 1, 2021.
The commercial radio broadcasters from Germany, Austria and Switzerland want to ensure that they will be part of 5G Broadcast.
Subscription-based video-on-demand (SVOD) and pay-TV are growing in Germany, but SVOD is growing faster.
For the first time this year, the audiovisual media industry in Germany will reach a combined turnover of more than €13 billion.
Revenues from pay-TV and paid video-on-demand (VOD) services in Germany, Austria and Switzerland rose by 14% year-on-year to around €4 billion in 2018.
Deutsche Telekom and several industry associations are considering taking legal action against the European Commission’s decision to approve Vodafone’s acquisition of German cable operator Unitymedia.
German industry associations BREKO, BUGLAS, VAUNET and DNMG are concerned about the consequences of Vodafone’s proposed acquisition of Liberty Global’s German cable subsidiary Unitymedia.
Germans are consuming an increasing amount of audio and audio-visual media content.