Phoenix now has an HbbTV service

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The Chancellor’s current press conference, the heated Bundestag debate on Corona or Phoenix documentaries – from now on, Phoenix viewers can decide when they want to see what by clicking the red button on the remote control.

“The whole picture at the push of a button – now it’s possible for the first time”, the public service channel advertises the so-called RedButton function. In order to be able to use them, you need a HbbTV-compatible television that is connected to the Internet.

In addition to the talk programs “unter den linden”, “phoenix Runde” and “augstein und blome”, there are recordings of important live events such as press conferences, plenary debates in the Bundestag, Federal Council and European Parliament as well as the information programs “phoenix der tag” and “phoenix on site” ready for retrieval.

The new section “Unforgettable Scenes” presents historical TV highlights from 24 years of Phoenix – including Merkel’s “We can do it” statement or the speech by US President Barak Obama in 2008 in front of the Berlin Victory Column. In addition, self-produced Phoenix documentaries such as “Die Müllers und die Hohe Haus”, “A question of conscience – of moments of glory and factional constraints”, “The Pope who came out of the cold” and “Poland 39 – Like German soldiers to murderers” were also recruited were “.

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