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Vodafone Germany ends tariff disputes with ARD and ZDF with distribution agreement

Wednesday 4 April 2018 | 13:14 CET | News
Vodafone Germany said it has ended two separate legal disputes with German public broadcasters ARD and ZDF over the issue of feed-in tariffs and closed multi-annual distribution partnerships with both broadcasters. The new agreements enable the dissemination and use of content from ARD and ZDF and their media libraries on Vodafone's TV platforms, including its digital platform GigaTV, on an on-demand basis, said Vodafone.

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: ARD / Vodafone Germany / ZDF
Countries: Germany
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