Advanced Television


Iskratel focuses on German broadband market

Iskratel, a European ICT provider, is intensifying its activities in Western Europe and is now offering its innovative broadband access solutions in Germany. Subsequently, Iskratel has opened a branch in Munich to help deliver this to customers. At the ANGACOM show, Iskratel will also present its strategy for developing rural regions with modern fibre optic […]

June 9, 2021

Germany: DAZN launches hospitality offering

DAZN, the global sports streaming platform, is expanding its global commercial premises business into Germany. With DAZN For Business, DAZN is launching a standalone business solution, which enables restaurants, hotels, bars and hospitality businesses to offer fans live sports from DAZN – including, among others, all Bundesliga matches on Fridays and Sundays as well as […]

May 26, 2021

SES extends Motor Presse TV partnership

German pay-TV broadcaster Motor Presse TV, a subsidiary of Motor Presse Stuttgart, has extended its long-term partnership with satellite operator SES. Motor Presse TV will start using SES’s end-to-end video cloud services, including its new Cloud Playout solution, to manage and distribute its two channels to Germany and Norway – ‘Auto, Motor & Sport TV’ […]

May 4, 2021By Chris Forrester

MyZen TV 4K launches on M7 Germany

From May 1st, MyZen TV 4K will be included in the UHD portfolio of M7 Germany, a provider of TV entertainment for around 140 cable and IP networks in the German speaking markets. The agreement was concluded between M7 Group, the Luxembourg-based European pay-TV provider owned by Canal+ Group, and French-based lifestyle channel MyZen TV. […]

April 30, 2021

BBC Studios sets up production arm in Germany

After ten years of working together in the Tower Productions joint venture, All3Media and BBC Studios have jointly agreed not to extend the current term of the cooperation beyond December 31st 2020. The decision to exit from the joint venture is a result of BBC Studios new strategic positioning in the market and internationally, driven […]

September 24, 2020

Germany: Vestel integrates HD+ into UHD TVs

Multi-brand TV manufacturer, Vestel, is set to offer direct access to HD+ on a wide selection of UHD TVs for the German market. From September, selected UHD TVs with built-in HD+ will be available under popular brand names, such as Toshiba, Telefunken, JVC, and Hitachi. Vestel is the third major manufacturer to deliver its UHD […]

July 24, 2020

Germany: National DAB+ platform launches

With the allocation of channels reserved for third party broadcasters on the national platform for commercial stations almost complete, radio listeners throughout Germany can look forward to a significant increase in the number of digital radio stations they can pick up on DAB+. Platform provider Antenne Deutschland, which will itself run six stations, and National […]

July 10, 2020

Discovery takes over Germany’s Tele5

Discovery has acquired German FTA entertainment channel Tele5 from media company Leonine and agreed a long-term deal with the former owner for its scripted content. The acquisition is subject to regulatory approvals. “This enables us to tap new target audience groups and expand our marketing potential with the reach of Tele 5. In addition, the […]

July 3, 2020

Telefónica Germany picks Ericsson 5G

Telefónica Germany has chosen Ericsson to build a core for its 5G network of high-performance servers and fibre-optic technologies. Telefónica says it plans to build an independent 5G core network with full cloud compatibility by next year. Telefónica supports data traffic for 42 million customers. Components of the core network are tested extensively prior to […]

June 2, 2020