Germany

German internet users turning away from TV

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One third of German users of video streaming services have replaced classic TV entirely or partially by the use of streaming services, according to research… Read more

BSkyB set to scrap ‘British’

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Pay TV operator BSkyB is set to scrap the ‘British’ from its trading name in the wake of the Sky Europe deal that saw it… Read more

Multi-screening now mainstream, says ad sales bodies’ research

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Using multiple screens at the same time and engaging with social media while watching TV is now mainstream across European markets, according to figures compiled… Read more

Pay TV uptake in UK and Germany outstrips Spain

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Pay TV adoption in Germany and the UK now stand at 86% and 78% of broadband households compared to just 53% of broadband homes in… Read more

ProSiebenSat.1 taps Level 3 for additional services

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German broadcaster ProSiebenSat.1 has chosen CDN provider Level 3 to provide additional content delivery services across its ProSiebenSat.1 Digital, ProSiebenSat.1 Games, ProSiebenSat.1 Produktion and Maxdome… Read more

KPN acquires full control of Reggefiber

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Dutch telco KPN has acquired the 40% it did not already own in fibre-to-the-home provider Reggefiber for €610 million. KPN is using the proceeds from… Read more

Multi-play investment pays off for Tele Columbus

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Success in selling broadband and phone subscriptions has lifted Germany cable operator Tele Columbus’s performance for the nine months to the end of September. Tele… Read more

Sky Deutschland ad sales arm teams up with Sport Five

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Sky Deutschland’s ad sales arm Sky Media Network has teamed up with sports agency Sport Five to market advertising space in sports venues. Sky Media… Read more

Sky Deutschland launches Star Wars channel

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Sky Deutschland, the German arm of UK-Italian-German pay TV operator Sky, has launched a dedicated Star Wars channel. Sky Star Wars HD will show the… Read more

Primacom on the up after Telekabel acquisition

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German cable operator Primacom was boosted by its acquisition of Deutsche Telekabel in the first half, with a 40% increase in revenues and an EBITDA… Read more