Deutsche TV-Plattform

Smart TV market continuing to grow in Germany

The share of smart TVs and UHD TVs in Germany continues to increase. According to Deutsche TV-Plattform, in the first nine months of 2021 around 4 million TVs were sold in the country. Of that total, 3.7 million were smart TVs that enable the use of apps or media libraries via HbbTV or the internet. […]

Smart TV sales up 20% in Germany

Smart TV sales in Germany increased by 20% in 2020. According to figures from GdfK, around 6.6 million smart TV sets were sold in the country, an increase from 5.5 million in 2019.  This increase in sales is reflected in the market share of smart TV sets which enable the use of apps or catch […]

Deutsche TV-Plattform proposes plan for CI+ 2.0 roadmap

Deutsche TV-Plattform – the non-profit association that introduces, disseminates and further develops digital Television in Germany – has launched a new initiative preparing for a possible market launch of the new CI+ Interface dubbed CI+ 2.0. CI+ enables the reception and use of encrypted audiovisual content without an external set-top box. The body said that […]