Tele Columbus launches wireless cable box

German cable operator Tele Columbus has launched a wireless cable box, incorporating cable modem, wireless router, media server and fixed-line telephony in a single box. According to Tele Columbus, the new box will lay the groundwork for a future WLAN offering, providing public hotspots based on partitioning individual users’s WiFi clouds. The box comes with […]

ZDF to expand HbbTV, online offering

German public broadcaster ZDF plans to expand its zdf-de Telemedia, and portals and launch new HbbTV offerings. The broadcaster will make short news, sports and weather programmes available via HbbTV in addition to its existing ZDFmediathek offerings. Documentary channel Phoenix will add new social networking features and 3sat is developing an app for […]