The DVB-I Pilot Germany, an initiative comprising 21 stakeholders from the media industry including broadcasters, device manufacturers, software providers and research institutions, has completed phase 1 and published the conclusions […]
“Implementing DVB-I services is easy”: Q&A with Remo Vogel on the German DVB-I Pilot
Stakeholders representing broadcasters, device manufacturers, software providers and research companies have recently launched the German DVB-I Pilot.
WDR selects SmartPages from TeraVolt for HbbTV app
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.
WDR rents Astra transponder for regional windows in HD
German public broadcaster WDR will transmit all regional windows of its TV channel WDR Fernsehen in HD quality on Astra (19.2° East) from March 3, 2021.
WDR launches children’s HbbTV app
WDR, the regional affiliate of German public broadcaster ARD serving federal state North Rhine-Westphalia, has launched a smart TV app for children.
ARD’s regional TV channels to drop SD satellite distribution in 2021
The regional affiliates of German public broadcaster ARD will terminate the satellite distribution of their TV channels in SD resolution on Astra (19.2° East) in January 2021.
Tom Buhrow to become new ARD chairman
WDR, the affiliate of German public broadcaster ARD serving federal state North-Rhine Westphalia, will take over the directorship of ARD at the beginning of 2020.
WDR and Fraunhofer HHI join forces for VVC/H.266
German public broadcaster WDR and the Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute HHI will collaborate in the next months to test the video coding possibilities offered by forthcoming international standard VVC/H.266.
Vodafone to trial TV via 5G in Germany
Vodafone Deutschland and regional public broadcaster WDR will test how TV and video-on-demand (VOD) content can be broadcast via 5G in Germany.
Autentic to take full control of Autentic Distribution
German media company Autentic will take full control of international factual distribution company Autentic Distribution, formerly a joint-venture of Autentic and WDR mediagroup, the commercial arm of German public broadcaster […]