Germany

Sky Deutschland extends exclusive HBO deal

Sky Deutschland has signed a multi-year extension to its exclusive HBO deal, giving it the rights to the pay TV firm’s top programming until the… Read more

Kabel Deutschland picks IneoQuest for service assurance

German cable TV operator Kabel Deutschland has selected analytics and service assurance specialists  IneoQuest to provide its headend monitoring solution. IneoQuest’s solution will be used… Read more

Web video use in Germany sees growth

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The split between cable, satellite and other transmission technologies has changed little in Germany over the last year, with analogue cable still accounting for a… Read more

BSkyB successfully prices bonds ahead of Sky Europe acquisition

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UK pay TV operator BSkyB has successfully priced a £3.25 billion (€4 billion) series of bonds to help finance its acquisition of Sky Italia and… Read more

Amazon Prime Instant Video launches on Android phones

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Amazon has launched its Prime Instant Video OTT service on Android phones in the UK, Germany and US for the first time.  The retail giant… Read more

ProSiebenSat.1 names new CFO, makes board appointments

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ProSiebenSat.1’s deputy chief finance officer Gunnar Wiedenfels will take over the role of CFO of ProSiebenSat.1 Media from Axel Salzmann, effective April 1, 2015.  Announcing the… Read more

German FTTH provider chooses ABox42

ABox42’s set-tops have been chosen by FTTH operator Deutsche Glasfaser to deliver TV services over its fibre network in Germany.  Deutsche Glasfaser has chosen the… Read more

Sky Deutschland makes Snap available via Chromecast

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German pay TV operator Sky Deutschland has made its Snap online video service available via Google Chromecast. The latest update to the Snap iOS and… Read more

Maxdome chooses ContentWise for recommendation

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German video-on-demand service Maxdome has chosen ContentWise to provide personalised recommendation across its 60,000 titles.  Maxdome will use ContentWise’s personalisation and management technology to create… Read more

Media Broadcast names sales and marketing chief

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German media services provider Media Broadcast has named Ulf Heggenberger in the new role of chief sales and marketing officer. Heggenberger, who will report to… Read more