Pay-TV and paid video-on-demand (VOD) services achieved rising figures in terms of revenues, usage and number of offers in Germany in 2015.
More than three quarters (77%) of German internet users watch movies, TV programmes or other videos as internet streams.
German actor Matthias Schweighöfer is following in the footsteps of Netflix, Amazon and maxdome to set up a video-on-demand (VOD) service.
Video-on-demand (VDD) has reached the mass market in Germany with 43% of all internet users paying for VOD services.
Animax, the pay-TV channel for the fans of Japanese cartoon series (animes), has transformed itself into a video-on-demand (VOD) service in Germany on July 1, 2016.
German commercial broadcaster RTL II has launched its new digital TV offer for young viewers: RTL II You combines linear television with a video-on-demand service.
81% of Germans between 14 and 34 years of age use video-on-demand (VOD) services.
3 Screen Solutions (3SS), a German provider of customised software solutions and services to the multiscreen digital entertainment industry, was selected by Germany’s largest cable operator, Vodafone Kabel Deutschland, to enhance the usability and functionality of its Select Video VOD service.
Sony Pictures Television Networks will turn Animax, its pay-TV channel for the fans of Japanese cartoon series (animes), into a video-on-demand (VOD) service in Germany from July 1, 2016.
German media company ProSiebenSat.1 considers lodging a complaint at federal anti-trust authority Bundeskartellamt against the business practise of Amazon to offer its video-on-demand (VOD) service through Amazon Prime bundled with other services as this would constitute an illicit package deal.