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Super RTL launches TOGGO kids entertainment platform

Leading German children’s entertainment provider Super RTL has launched a new streaming platform called TOGGO. The service is enabled by 3SS-engineered apps for web, iOS and Android devices, and provides a wide-ranging cross-content offering for children aged 0-13 years. Along with a number of Germany’s most popular kids’ TV shows from Super RTL, TOGGO offers […]

RTL Group to take 100% control of Super RTL as it builds up TV Now

RTL Group has announced a deal which will see it acquire full ownership of entertainment company Super RTL. The agreement will see the group’s largest business unit, Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland, enter into a binding agreement with its current joint venture partner, the Disney-owned BVI Television Investments, Inc., to acquire the outstanding 50 per cent shareholding […]

Super RTL launches Toggo AVOD with 3SS

German broadcaster Super RTL has chosen 3 Screen Solutions to provide the platform for Toggo, its new AVOD kids’ service which went live on April 8. Aimed at youngsters aged under 13 years, Toggo will see a staged service launch, starting with a 3SS-engineered Amazon Fire TV app, to be followed by a range of […]

Super RTL relaunches Kividoo app

Set-top box software solutions provider, 3 Screen Solutions (3SS), has been selected by German children’s broadcaster Super RTL for the relaunch of Kividoo. Kividoo is Super RTL’s SVOD service aimed at children aged 2-13 years and has approximately 30,000 subscribers. 3SS will design and deploy apps with customized UIs for viewing on Android mobiles and […]

Super RTL taps Ooyala for OTT delivery

Super RTL, the German kids channel co-owned by Disney and RTL, has partnered Ooyala to help simplify the delivery of its content to over-the-top platforms. Ooyala is delivering an end-to-end solution in partnership with Germany-based Logic Media Solutions and Microsoft Azure Media Services. “Today’s broadcasters and media companies typically face the question of whether to […]

Super RTL launches kids video app Kividoo

Germany-based TV channel Super RTL has launched a children’s multiscreen video, called Kividoo. Kividoo is available in Germany on web browsers and as an app for iPhones and iPads and Android-based mobile devices, and is based on the Siemens OTT video platform. “Kividoo offers the best series from our TV program combined with a variety […]

Disney Channel launches on German free TV

Germany’s latest competitor in the children’s free-to-air channels market has arrived. Disney Channel launched on Friday as the newest entrant in a market that already includes Super RTL and KiKA. Disney Channel was previously available on pay TV in Germany, but The Walt Disney Company decided to make the move some 18 months ago after […]

UPC Cablecom to carry RTL HD channels

Liberty Global-owned Swiss cable operator UPC Cablecom is to start broadcasting RTL Group channels RTL, RTL II, Vox and Super RTL in HD from June 19. The channels will be available to customers with an additional digital package. UPC Cablecom will also stop broadcasting sports channel Sport Szene Fernsehen SSF in analogue on June 19. […]

Disney Channel launch prompts ESPN switch at Super RTL

Disney has replaced its representatives on German family network Super RTL’s board with the managing director of ESPN Europe, as it prepares to launch its Disney Channel brand in the territory. DTVE sister title TBI understands ESPN’s Ross Hair (pictured) has joined the Super RTL board to replace Giorgio Stock – who recently left Disney […]

Zattoo to stream 4+ in Switzerland

Switzerland-based online TV service provider Zattoo has signed a deal with Swiss commercial broadcaster 3 Plus Group to broadcast its 4+ channel over the web in the country. The recently launched 4+ channel, which went live in October, broadcasts movies – particularly action, fantasy, thriller and comedy titles. It also airs US series in German and […]