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, the regional affiliate of German public broadcaster ARD serving federal state North Rhine-Westphalia, has launched a smart TV app for children.
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.
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.
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 Deutschland and regional public broadcaster WDR will test how TV and video-on-demand (VOD) content can be broadcast via 5G in Germany.
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 WDR.
WDR, the affiliate of German public broadcaster ARD serving federal state North-Rhine Westphalia, and German transmitter network operator Media Broadcast will commence their joint DVB-T2/HEVC trial in North-Rhine Westphalia on August 18, 2015.
WDR, the affiliate of German public broadcaster ARD for federal state North-Rhine Westphalia, and transmitter network operator Media Broadcast prepare a joint trial to test the new digital terrestrial transmission system DVB-T/HEVC under live conditions in the urban area of Cologne and Bonn.
The Astra capacity that will be freed up from April 30, 2012 by switching off the analogue signals from the German public broadcasters will be used to launch HD versions of the factual channel Phoenix and the so-called ‘third channels’ of BR, NDR, SWR and WDR.