RTL Broadcasting launched with Digital Video Systems

RTL Broadcasting

RTL (RTL) German Channels Now Available to Cruise Ship Passengers

Miramar, FL, August 10, 2022

RTL viewers can now catch live German programming while at sea.  RTL German programing will be available round-the-clock for cruise liners and seafarers via CRUISESAT, the leading satellite direct-to-ship and vessel entertainment service to the maritime market by Digital Video Systems.  Digital Video System’s premier service features top-tier, high-definition television content for the cruise, yacht and cargo industries.

The collaboration between RTL Broadcasting and Digital Video Systems (DVS), a maritime systems integration and telecommunications provider, will provide news and information to viewers and the cruise industry worldwide through CRUISESAT. CRUISESAT features top-tier, high-definition television entertainment channels for the cruise, yacht and cargo industries, delivering the best entertainment experiences to meet the needs of cruise line customers.

RTL is Europe’s leading entertainment brand standing for positive entertainment, independent journalism, inspiration, energy and attitude.  Encompassing everything from news to sports, living to lifestyle, and women to family, RTL reaches 99 per cent of the German population. With TV channels, streaming services, radio stations and online platforms in Germany, the Netherlands, France, Hungary and Luxembourg, RTL reaches millions of people across Europe every day.

“We are excited to be expanding our international content with the addition of the RTL Broadcasting for their German channels,” said Chuck Sackermann Chief Executive Officer of Digital Video Systems. “This addition adds to our already robust content line-up which meets our goal of delivering the best content to our CRUISESAT maritime customers.  We are honored to have such a distinguished content partner in RTL Broadcasting.”

CRUISESAT was developed and launched 5 years ago to address the growing maritime industry.  Viewers from across the globe can now catch their favorite RTL programming while on the high seas.


About – DIGITAL VIDEO SYSTEMS:  DVS has been a leading provider of maritime and land-based telecommunications, managed services and video solutions to the maritime industry using state-of-the-art technology for over 45 years. DVS leveraged its knowledge of telecommunications technology and video systems integration to create CRUISESAT (www.cruisesat.com), the premier satellite direct to ship and vessel entertainment television service platform that delivers popular high-definition (HD) and standard-definition (SD) news, entertainment, sports and cultural networks to the maritime market in the Caribbean, United States, Canada, Europe and the Middle East using a single antenna system for video content including linear television networks, video on demand, multicultural programming, audio content and privately branded networks for cruise ships and maritime vessels. For more information, visit www.digitalvideosystems.net

About  – RTL GROUP

RTL Group is a leading entertainment company across broadcast, streaming, content and digital, with interests in 56 television channels, eight streaming services and 36 radio stations.  The Group’s families of TV channels are either number one or number two in six European countries, while RTL Group owns or has interests in radio stations in France, Germany, Spain and Luxembourg.  RTL Deutschland is the Group’s largest business unit and Germany’s first cross-media champion, operating across TV, streaming, radio, digital and publishing.  RTL Group’s streaming services include RTL+ in Germany, Videoland in the Netherlands and 6play and Salto in France.  Fremantle is one of the world’s largest creators, producers and distributors of scripted and unscripted content, responsible for around 12,000 hours of programming per year, alongside and international network of teams operating in more than 25 countries.  For more information, visit https://company.rtl.com/en/