German cable operator association FRK wants streaming providers such as Netflix, Amazon, Apple, Google, Facebook und YouTube to participate in the costs of upgrading their networks for the gigabit future through a carriage fee, arguing that business models based on the idea of free data highways must come to an end.
Deutsche Telekom has commenced offering Ultra HD content on its IPTV platform Entertain TV.
German telco Deutsche Telekom will offer Ultra HD content on its IPTV platform Entertain TV from October 2017.
Google has rolled out the children’s and family version of its video portal YouTube in Germany and Austria.
WATCH VIDEO. OTT service provider Zattoo has launched a new YouTube channel Zattoo – TV Everywhere as a Service.
Google has added a Breaking News carousel to all its mobile apps and homepage.
Facebook has launched Watch, a new platform for television shows on Facebook, initially only available to a limited group of people in the US. It is intended to combat rivals such as Google’s YouTube and Snapchat video.
TecTime TV, the German thematic channel covering technology and multimedia, will return to the screens after a 7-month break.
Dutch public broadcaster VPRO is launching three international YouTube channels showing a selection of programmes with subtitles in English, Spanish and French.
German children’s and family entertainment producer and distributor m4e AG wants to extend its partnership with YouTube to increase content monetisation through advertising-based video-on-demand (AVOD).