Magine: more channels in Germany, Spain
October 6, 2013 12.51 Europe/London By By Robert Briel, MIPCOM 2013, Cannes
MagineTVEverywhere OTT service Magine will be adding more channels to its beta release in Germany and Spain.
Magine is currently available in Germany as a closed beta format and will be launched as a subscription service later this year.
This month, Magine will expand its spectrum of available TV stations to include Arte Deutsch and Phoenix to the beta phase and the following regional public TV broadcasters: Bayerisches Fernsehen Süd, Bayerisches Fernsehen Nord, BR Alpha, HR Fernsehen, MDR Fernsehen Sachsen, NDR Fernsehen Hamburg, RBB Berlin, SR Fernsehen, SWR Fernsehen Baden-Württemberg, SWR Fernsehen Rheinland-Pfalz and WDR Fernsehen Köln.
The following channels are already available: RTL, VOX, RTL II, SUPER RTL, n-tv, RTL NITRO, ZDF, Eurosport 1, Eurosport 2, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central, VIVA and DMAX.
In Spain, Magine is also present as a closed beta format, with the subscription service set to go commercial in Autumn 2013. The platform currently hosts channels from international media groups such as Chello Multicanal, Viacom Spain and National Geographic Channel Spain.