Germany Digital TV News (Digital Fernsehen Nachrichten Deutschland)

German study shows high consumer interest in 5G broadcast
Jun 27, 2024 – A German study from Kantar shows a high level of consumer interest in 5G Broadcast, with two thirds of respondents imagining 5G Broadcast's 'TV to go' as a good alternative to streaming via the internet.
News categories: Media Broadcast, Francie Petrick, 5G, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Germany

44p selects Harmonic for UHD playout, media processing and distribution
Jun 26, 2024 – Harmonic (NASDAQ: HLIT) has announced that 44p, a Germany-based media production company, has upgraded its UHD playout, media processing and distribution with Harmonic's XOS Advanced Media Processor.
News categories: Harmonic, 44p, Stéphane Cloirec, Mido Fayad, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Germany

YouTube and Instagram redefine video service popularity in 2024
Jun 20, 2024 – Omdia research has found that YouTube continues to dominate as the most popular video service globally, while Instagram has surged ahead of Netflix and TikTok in the USA.
News categories: Omdia, Maria Rua Aguete, Brazil, Digital TV, France, Germany, Japan, Korea, Market Research, Mexico, Spain, Streaming, UK, USA

ASTRA 1P satellite successfully launched
Jun 20, 2024 – SES has announced that its ASTRA 1P satellite has been successfully launched by a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral, strengthening SES's TV neighbourhood at 19.2°E.
News categories: SES S.A., Adel Al-Saleh, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Europe, Germany, Satellite

Accedo and Deutsche Telekom partner on immersive sports streaming
Jun 6, 2024 – Accedo has worked with Deutsche Telekom on XR sports streaming of live sports, showing interactive features such as live stats, multi-camera feeds, player cards and 3D sponsored experiences.
News categories: Accedo, Deutsche Telekom, Michael Lantz, Daniel Aslam, Advertising, Digital TV, Germany, Metaverse, Streaming, UX

ZDF relies on measurement infrastructure from smartclip
May 30, 2024 – ZDF is using technology from smartclip for the digital measurement and audience analysis of its main channel, ZDF, as well as for the special interest channels ZDFneo and ZDFinfo.
News categories: smartclip, ZDF, Thomas Servatius, Dr. Florian Kumb, Big Data, Digital TV, Germany

Deutsche Telekom TV subscribers up 101,000 in 1Q 2024
May 16, 2024 – Deutsche Telekom has published its results for Q1 2024. In the quarter, the company's Germany TV customer base grew by 73,000 to 4.4 million, with the rest of Europe up 28,000 at 4.3 million.
News categories: Deutsche Telekom, Cable TV, Digital TV, Europe, Germany, IPTV, Results, Satellite, Subscribers

Vodafone TV customers down 656,000 in 1Q 2024
May 14, 2024 – VodafoneGroup has announced FY24 results for the year ended 31 March 2024. TV customers in Germany fell 653,000 in the quarter owing to changes in bulk TV contracting regulations for MDUs.
News categories: Vodafone, Cable TV, Digital TV, Europe, Germany, IPTV, Portugal, Results, Subscribers

ocilion enhances user experience with Simply.TV metadata
May 10, 2024 – ocilion has chosen Simply.TV's linear and VOD data to enhance the UX for its TV customers, improving the content discovery process across linear channels, channel packages, VOD and apps.
News categories: Simply.TV, ocilion, Daniel Rühmann, Thomas Bichlmeir, ANGA COM, Austria, Big Data, Digital TV, Germany, IPTV, Switzerland, UX