Germany

ProSiebenSat.1 extends deal with Fox

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German broadcaster ProSiebenSat.1 Group and Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution have extended their existing licensing deal on a long-term basis.  The new deal between the… Read more

Amazon launches subscription TV in UK, Germany

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Amazon has launched its Amazon Channels offering in the UK, Germany and Austria, allowing Prime users to add live and on-demand TV as part of… Read more

Ampere: Over 55s failing to see attractions of SVOD

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Over 55s are not tuning in to subscription video-on-demand, even though they have embraced catch-up on-demand services from free-to-air broadcasters, according to research by Ampere… Read more

Tele Columbus boosted by take-up of bundles

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Strong take-up of bundled offerings and growth in broadband subscribers boosted German cable operator Tele Columbus’s Q1 performance, with bundled offerings attracting new broadband and… Read more

Sky Deutschland heads to Der Pass for original

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Sky Deutschland’s latest original drama will come from 4 Blocks producer Wiedemann & Berg Television. Der Pass will run to eight episodes, based on thriller… Read more

Sky renews European NBCU deal

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European pay TV operator Sky has renewed its wide-ranging TV and film content deal with NBCUniversal. The multi-year deal covers Sky Cinema and the NBCUniversal… Read more

Vodafone sees TV and convergence growth despite problems

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Despite being weighed down by the write-down of its Indian business and problems in the UK, Vodafone has posted solid year-end numbers, boosted by the… Read more

Mobile2Morrow adds RTL channels to offering

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OTT TV service provider Mobile2Morrow has added a package of German TV channels from RTL Group to its M2M TV offering. The package consists of… Read more

American Idol absence casts unflattering light on solid RTL results

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The presence of American Idol on Fox in the US in the first quarter last year cast an unflattering light on RTL Group’s comparative performance… Read more

Digital boost for ProSiebenSat.1

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Digital activities – notably online video and digital ventures and commerce including online dating and lifestyle e-commerce – contributed to solid growth for German media… Read more

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