German satellite tv covers all the major channels, many now in HD. All these are free, without subscription.
In addition there is now HD+ . A card for 6 months costing around £100 will give ALL the HD channels. The receiver must be ci+.
Recently another pay-tv system became available in Germany recently – FreeNet a strange name for a subscription service . Similar to HD+ it offers more HD versions of existing channels
Receivers for German tv
Want the latest 4k receiver ? The twin tuner Mutant 4k is ultra fast in operation. Its E2 based firmware enables plug-ins for programme guide, streaming and many more additions. Can have Internal Hard drive recorder fitted
Dishes for German tv
Single lnb coated steel dish from Triax or Technomate, with tm1 or similar good lnb, with low noise and high gain. This combination gives good signal strength in most uk areas.
For UK Freesat and German Channels OR German Plus Swiss SRG SSR channels, a 64cm or 78cm dish with 2 lnbs together with the Above receivers from Mutant or Amiko. Can have recording Hard drive recorder.
If you would like all the possible HD channels from Germany, you can buy the HD+ module & Card, which gives you:
RTL HD, Sat 1 HD, ProSieben HD,
VOX HD, Kabel Eins HD, RTL 2 HD,
Sport 1 HD, Nickelodeon HD,
Comedy Central HD, SIXX HD and N24 HD in addition to all the German channels listed above.
You will need the Technisat HD receiver