Germany - Digital Media - Statistics and Analyses

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Last updated: 9 May 2017 Update History

Report Status: Archived

Report Pages: 30


Germany’s digital media market has grown strongly on the back of DSL, cable and fibre infrastructure, all of which are continuing to undergo upgrades with new technologies. The capacity for consumers to make use of videostreaming services will increase considerably during the next few years as cable operators begin to roll out services based on the DOCSIS3.1 standard across their footprints, complementing the expansion of Telekom Deutschland’s FttP network and the implementation of vectoring VDSL and technologies.

Digital dividend spectrum, initially in the 800MHz band and subsequently in the 700MHz band, has provided much needed additional bandwidth to be used for advanced mobile broadband services. This report provides an overview of digital media in Germany, including recent developments in videostreaming, bundled offerings and VoIP services.

Key developments:

Launch of DVB-T2 platform; Vodafone Germany launches cloud-based GigaTV service; Unitymedia makes Netflix available as an app on its Horizon TV platform; digital TV penetration reaches 50% of homes; Unitymedia to shut down analogue TV services in June 2017; TD re-enters cable TV market; report update includes the regulator’s market data for 2015, VATM market data for 2016, telcos’ operating and financial data to Q4 2016, recent market developments.

Companies mentioned in this report:

Telekom Deutschland, O2 Germany, Vodafone Germanys, Sky Deutschland.

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