August 22, 2013 10.12 Europe/London By Robert Briel
RTL Deutschland has expanded its HbbTV offer with the launch of a Clipfish Comedy channel.
This brings the broadcaster’s number of HbbTV services to ten. It is the second channel-like OTT offering from RTL following Clipfish Music, which can be accessed via the main RTL channel.
Marc Schröder, member of the executive board of RTL Germany and MD of RTL interactive: “With ClipFish Comedy we start the tenth smart TV offering based on the HbbTV standard, with ClipFish Music being the second TV-like channel after. We notice a rapid development in the area of internet connected smart TV devices and we want like to offer more high quality moving picture services.”
Other HbbTV services from RTL include RTL digitaltext, Vox digitaltext and n-tv digitaltextaccompanying the three channels. There is also kochbar, a recipe service, with Vox.
In addition, the on-demand services RTL Now, Vox Now, n-tv now and Super RTL Now are available on the hybrid HD+Replay HbbTV platform.