Vodafone Deutschland

Vodafone Deutschland and DAZN test 5G Bundesliga broadcasts

Vodafone Deutschland and sports streamer DAZN have revealed they are jointly testing the transmission of German Bundesliga football games using 5G.  Most recently, 5G-based transmission technology was used in February in the match between FC Bayern Munich and SpVgg Greuther Fürth. Both companies had previously used 5G at other Bundesliga games to transmit images and […]

Vodafone to offer CommScope TG6442 WiFi solution in Germany

Vodafone Germany has announced a partnership with Commscope to deploy the network solutions provider’s Touchstone TG6442 DOCSIS 3.1 cable gateways. The TG6442 gateway will be available to “millions of subscribers” and promises to improve  in-home Wi-Fi connections and deliver faster broadband speeds with lower latency.  The tech supports high split to meet the demand for […]

Vodafone Deutschland to include Sky One in GigaTV offering

Vodafone Deutschland has struck an agreement with pay TV provider Sky Deutschland to include the latter’s flagship channel Sky One in its own GigaTV offering. Hitherto, Sky One was only available to Vodafone customers with Sky’s entertainment package. The move means that Vodafone customers with a pay TV package from the service provider will be […]

Vodafone Deutschland taps Velocix for GigaTV rollout

Vodafone Deutschland has turned to video streaming and ad tech supplier Velocix to support the expansion of its GigaTV service as part of a multi-year agreement for its open audio-video (AV) pipeline software, including its CDN, origin server, and video personalisation platform. Vodafone Deutschland, which provides pay TV services to more than 13 million subscribers […]

Vodafone loses more TV customers in Germany and Spain

Vodafone lost significant numbers of TV customers in Germany and Spain in its fiscal first half to the end of September, with 101,000 TV customers lost in Germany and 38,000 lost in Spain. The operator blamed fewer gross customer additions due to COVID in Germany, but pointed to accelerated convergence penetration, with its German converged […]

Vodafone Deutschland replaces Horizon boxes, moves international packages to IP

Vodafone Deutschland has made its GigaTV Cable Box 2 the standard box across its entire German footprint, replacing the Horizon set-top used across the Unitymedia and Kabel Baden-Württemburg networks it acquired from Liberty Global. Vodafone is rolling out a new standardised set of international channel packages that are distributed over IP rather than via DVB-C […]

Vodafone Deutschland adds Bild to TV offering

Vodafone Deutschland is to add Bild TV, the TV channel based on the popular news magazine of the same name, to its offering. Bild TV will launch on Vodafone’s TV service next Sunday, bringing its blend of talk shows, news, reports and documentaries to Vodafone subscribers. Vodafone’s 13 million or so customers will be able […]

Vodafone adds TV Now Premium, promises targeted ads in expanded RTL deal

Vodafone Deutschland has agreed with broadcaster Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland to expand the pair’s long-term partnership, including a big expansion in the availability of RTL’s content on the Vodafone TV platform and collaboration in advanced advertising.  Vodafone said it would make the content of RTL available in streaming and linear TV to its more than 13 […]

Vodafone Deutschland set to lose subs as end of mandatory housing contracts looms

Vodafone Deutschland is likely to lose about two million basic cable subscribers and around €400 million in revenue if planned legislative changes affecting the supply of services to housing associations are implemented, according to an analysis by Jefferies. According to the analysts, the changes, which would end the current practice whereby housing associations bundle the […]

Vodafone Deutschland offering GigaTV on Apple TV

Vodafone Deutschland has begun providing its TV service, GigaTV, along with Apple’s premium entertainment device, the Apple TV 4K.  New and existing customers will receive Apple TV 4K on loan during their contract period directly from Vodafone. Vodafone customers will also be able to use Apple’s single sign-on process on the iPhone, iPad or Apple […]