Germany’s largest cable operator Kabel Deutschland has rolled out its video-on-demand (VOD) service Select Video to further 300,000 households.

The new towns covered include Bayreuth, Buxtehude, Erlangen, Gera, Jever, Michendorf, Mühlhausen, Nordhorn, Potsdam, Sonthofen and Uelzen.

In addition to the video store offering movies mostly at the same time as their DVD release, Select Video contains catch-up content from more than 50 TV channels such as RTL, Sat.1, ProSieben, VOX, Disney Channel, History HD, Syfy and TNT Serie.

5.5 million households in over 140 towns can now access Select Video. Kabel Deutschland wants to add catch-up programmes from further TV channels and a children’s section to its VOD service soon.