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Germany - Digital Economy and Digital TV - Insights, Statistics and Analysis Product Image

Germany - Digital Economy and Digital TV - Insights, Statistics and Analysis

  • Published: February 2014
  • Region: Germany
  • 38 Pages
  • Paul Budde Communication Pty Ltd

Germany’s market for digital TV and bundled services has grown strongly on the back of excellent DSL and cable infrastructure. The capacity for consumers to make use of VoD and IPTV services will increase considerably during the next three years as cabled 120Mb/s networks increase their footprint and Telekom Deutschland’s FttH network expands to reach four million homes, complementing its existing VDSL infrastructure.
Digital TV has undergone regulatory and licensing processes, and successful rollouts will have extended the service to more than 90% of the population. Digital dividend spectrum, released from analogue switch-off and partly auctioned in 2010, promises bandwidth which can be used for advanced wireless services extending and enhancing the reach of converging media. In this report we provide an overview of convergence in Germany, including recent developments in VoD, bundled offerings and VoIP services, together with an overview of the digital and satellite TV markets.

Key developments:
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1. Synopsis
2. Digital media
2.1 Key general trends
2.2 Business models
2.2.1 Bundled services
2.3 Regulator issues
2.3.1 Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP)
2.3.2 Fragmented legal framework
2.3.3 Digital TV
2.3.4 Cable TV
3. Digital TV
3.1 Digital Terrestrial TV (DTTV)
3.1.1 DVB-T2
3.1.2 Analogue switch-off
3.1.3 Digital dividend
3.2 Free-to-Air (FTA) broadcasting
3.2.1 Market overview
3.3 Public broadcasters
3.3.1 ARD and ZDF
3.3.2 The RTL Group
3.3.3 ProSiebenSat.1
3.4 TV-over-DSL (IPTV)
3.4.1 Telekom Deutschland
3.4.2 Telefónica Germany
3.4.3 Vodafone
3.4.4 Other developments
3.5 Video-on-Demand (VoD)
3.5.1 Telekom Deutschland
3.5.2 Sky Deutschland
3.5.3 Vodafone
3.5.4 Other operators
3.6 Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP)
3.6.1 BT wholesale VoIP
3.6.2 Freenet
3.7 Voice over Digital Subscriber Line (VoDSL)
3.8 Voice over Cable
3.9 Personal Video Recorders (PVRs)
3.10 Cable TV
3.10.1 Kabel Deutschland (KDG)
3.10.2 Kabel Baden-Württemberg (Kabel BW)
3.10.3 Tele Columbus
3.10.4 Interactive TV (iTV)
3.10.5 Telekom Deutschland
3.10.6 Unitymedia Kabel BW
3.10.7 Other operators
3.11 Digital cable TV
3.11.1 Standards
3.12 Satellite TV
3.12.1 Sky Deutschland
3.12.2 arena
3.12.3 Telekom Deutschland
4. Related reports
Table 1 – Telekom Deutschland bundled service subscribers – 2010 - 2012
Table 2 – Subscribers to bundled services – 2006 - 2012
Table 3 – End user access to TV – 2006 - 2011
Table 4 – Proportion of households with access to DTV – 2001 - 2012
Table 5 – DTTV penetration – 2002 - 2013
Table 6 – RTL Group financial data – 2005 - 2012
Table 7 – ProSiebenSat.1 Group financial data – 2005 - 2013
Table 8 – Deutsche Telekom Entertain IPTV subscribers – 2007 - 2013
Table 9 – HanseNet financial data (historic) – 2007 - 2009
Table 10 –O2 subscribers by type – 2009 - 2013
Table 11 – VoIP traffic in minutes – 2005 - 2013
Table 12 – VoIP connections – 2006 - 2013
Table 13 – VoIP traffic as proportion to all voice traffic – 2005 - 2013
Table 14 – VoIP connections over cable – 2005 - 2012
Table 15 – Cable TV revenue – 1998 - 2013
Table 16 – Cable TV investment – 2003 - 2013
Table 17 – Services based on cable TV connections – 2008 - 2013
Table 18 – Cable-TV subscribers – 2000 - 2011; 2015
Table 19 – Kabel Deutschland subscribers by sector – 2007 – 2013
Table 20 – Kabel Deutschland RGUs by sector – 2007 - 2013
Table 21 – Kabel Deutschland blended ARPU – 2007 - 2013
Table 22 – Kabel Deutschland financial data – 2008 - 2013
Table 23 – Historic - Kabel BW financial data – 2006 - 2011
Table 24 – Historic - Kabel BW cable TV subscribers – 2010 - 2011
Table 25 – Unitymedia Kabel BW TV subscribers – 2006 - 2013
Table 26 – Unitymedia Kabel BW financial data – 2006 - 2013
Table 27 – Digital cable-TV penetration rate – 2002 - 2013
Table 28 – Satellite pay-TV subscribers and penetration rate – 2000 - 2011; 2015
Table 29 – Sky financial data – 2006 - 2013
Table 30 – Sky subscribers – 2007 - 2013
Table 31 – Sky ARPU – 2008 - 2013
Table 32 – arena satellite pay-TV financial data by sector (historic) – 2006 - 2009
Table 33 – arena satellite pay-TV subscribers (historic) – 2006 - 2010
Chart 1 – Subscribers to bundled services – 2006 - 2012
Chart 2 – Proportion of households with access to DTV – 2001 - 2012
Chart 3 – RTL Group financial data – 2005 - 2012
Chart 4 – ProSiebenSat.1 Group financial data – 2005 - 2013
Chart 5 –O2 subscribers by type – 2009 - 2013
Chart 6 – Kabel Deutschland RGUs by sector – 2007 - 2013
Chart 7 – Kabel Deutschland blended ARPU – 2007 - 2013
Chart 8 – Kabel Deutschland financial data – 2008 - 2013
Chart 9 – Historic - Kabel BW financial data – 2006 - 2011
Chart 10 – Unitymedia Kabel BW TV subscribers – 2006 - 2013
Chart 11 – Unitymedia Kabel BW financial data – 2006 - 2013
Chart 12 – Satellite pay-TV subscribers and penetration rate – 2000 - 2011; 2015
Chart 13 – Sky financial data – 2006 - 2013
Chart 14 – Sky subscribers – 2007 - 2013
Chart 15 – arena satellite pay-TV financial data by sector (historic) – 2006 - 2009
Exhibit 1 – Overview of digital media

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