The market for pay-TV and paid video-on-demand (VOD) services remains on a growth course in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
Moritz Pohl to drive RTL’s VOD business
Moritz Pohl will become head of video-on-demand content (VOD) at RTL interactive, a company part of German commercial broadcast group Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland, from October 1, 2018.
Christoph Urban moves from Magine TV to Pantaflix
German media company Pantaflix is expanding the management of its wholly owned subsidiary Pantaflix Technologies.
waipu.tv launches VOD service
German IPTV platform waipu.tv has introduced a video-on-demand (VOD) function, initially offering movies, children’s programmes and cultural events on demand.
HDTV and VOD grow in Germany
25.2 million households in Germany receive HDTV. This corresponds with a growth of the share of HD households among German TV households from 53.1% to 65.7% within one year.
Pay-TV and VOD reach record turnover in Germany
The turnover generated by pay-TV channels and paid-for video-on-demand (VOD) services has increased in Germany, Austria and German-speaking Switzerland in 2016 by around 11% to over €3 billion for the […]
Smart TV drives on-demand TV in Germany
42% of the households in Germany own a smart TV set with 88% of the sets being connected to the internet.
Growing interest in paid-for VOD in Germany
Three out of ten German internet users from 14 years of age (29%) watch movies and series on fee-based video-on-demand (VOD) portals such as Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, maxdome, Sky […]
Dogan Group launches European VOD service
Turkey’s largest media company Dogan Group has made its video-on-demand (VOD) service BluTV available outside Turkey, targeting the around 4 million Turks or people of Turkish origin in Germany and […]
Purtel and Netgem launch IPTV platform for German network operators
German B2B service provider Purtel has set up an IPTV platform in collaboration with French streaming software provider Netgem as a white-label product for network operators.