The streaming provider MagentaTV struggled with technical problems with its first exclusive soccer championship game.
During the duel between Wales and Switzerland (1: 1) on Saturday afternoon, the servers were apparently overloaded, and many customers complained.
It was also not possible to take out new subscriptions.
“Technical problems - the booking process on our MagentaTV system is currently overloaded,” said the Telekom subsidiary, which
with the slogan “
More EM is not possible
”, via Twitter: “We apologize for the inconvenience and work on a solution. ”In response to a SID request, MagentaTV said on Saturday evening:“ All streams are running, that has been checked.
There was a brief disturbance when using the FireTV stick. "
MagentaTV is the only provider that broadcasts all 51 EM games live, ten of them exclusively.
41 games run on the public broadcasters ARD and ZDF.
Meanwhile, on Saturday evening, ZDF recorded a rate of up to 8.4 million viewers with a market share of 30.5 percent for the live matches of the European Football Championship, which were overshadowed by the collapse of the Dane Christian Eriksen in Copenhagen.
The second also carried over the game between Denmark and Finland (0: 1), which was initially interrupted and later continued after the collapse of Eriksen.
ZDF also broadcast the late game on Saturday between Belgium and Russia (3-0).
From 6 p.m., 6.55 million Denmark-Finland watched.
In the further course of the evening the numbers rose from 7.46 million with a market share of 30.1 percent at 9:49 p.m. to 8.13 (31.3) at 9:30 p.m. to 8.4 million (30.5) at 9:59 p.m. at.
After the Belgium-Russia game ended, 4.69 million viewers watched (23.5).
Almost ten million television viewers even watched the opening match of the European Championship between Turkey and Italy on Friday evening on ARD. 9.83 million tuned into the live broadcast of the Italians 3-0 success, the market share was 36.9 percent.