Sky to launch UHD set-top box in Germany, Italy this autumn

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Sky is due to launch a new set-top box with Ultra HD capabilities in Germany, Austria and Italy this autumn, the company has confirmed. The… Read more

Sky reports double-digit rise in operating profit

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Sky has reported strong full year results with revenue climbing by 7% and adjusted operating profit increasing by 12%. Announcing its results for the twelve… Read more

Sky 1 launches in Germany with exclusive Masterchef


Sky is to launch its flagship entertainment channel Sky 1 in Germany, bringing content including its homegrown version of global format Masterchef along with new… Read more

ProSieben poaches Maker Studios exec for digital

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ProSiebenSat.1 has poached a digital exec from Disney’s Maker Studios to run its ad-supported VOD services. Christian Dankl will be the German broadcaster’s CEO of… Read more

Paramount to end geoblocking in EU deal

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US studio Paramount has agreed a settlement with the European Commission to no longer geoblock movies from its deals with Sky. The EC has been investigating whether… Read more

IHS: UK the European leader for on-demand

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UK viewers have been the quickest in Western Europe to embrace on-demand TV, while Italians watch more TV overall than any other nationality in the… Read more

Sky teams with Telefónica in Germany


Sky Deutschland has teamed up with Telefónica Deutschland to make its revamped online TV service, Sky Ticket, available to O2 customers in Germany. Sky this… Read more

Tele Columbus adds Zee One

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German cable operator Tele Columbus has added Bollywood channel Zee One to its programming line-up. The channel will be available across the Tele Columbus, Primacom… Read more

Sky in Germany launches Sky Ticket


Sky in Germany has launched Sky Ticket, a series of day, week and month passes starting at €9.99 that allow users to access Sky Online… Read more

Vivendi to shut down German SVoD service Watchever

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Vivendi is to shut down German OTT subscription video-on-demand service Watchever in December. The news was first reported by French financial daily Les Echos, but… Read more