Germany

Tele Columbus begins rollout of advanceTV

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German cable operator Tele Columbus Group has begun commercialising its new interactive TV offering, advanceTV. The advanced TV service, based on a 4K-capable box with… Read more

TF1, Mediaset, ProSieben partner on MCN investments

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France’s TF1 Group and Italy’s Mediaset have bought into ProSiebenSat.1’s Studio71, with the German media group taking a stake in TF1’s Finder Studios, as Europe’s… Read more

European and Australian VR content firms merge

VCG Founders Chanalet-Quercy and Kirchhof at December's Lumiere Awards in Liege, Belgium

Virtual reality-focused producers in Europe and Australia have merged to create a new conglomerate, the Virtual Content Group. France’s Cow Prod, Germany’s INVR. SPACE and… Read more

Disney refutes streaming set-top deal rumours

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Disney has refuted rumours that it officially licensed a German company’s TV streaming box. This follows reports from the Las Vegas CES show that Snakebyte’s new streaming… Read more

Sky Deutschland teams up with Telefónica for Sky Ticket

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Pay TV operator Sky Deutschland has teamed up with Telefónica to make its Sky Ticket OTT TV offering available over the latter’s network in Germany.… Read more

T-Hrvatski Telekom takes control of Montenegrin telco

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Croatian telco T-Hrvatski Telekom has signed a deal with Hungary’s Magyar Telekom – like T-Hrvatski Telekom owned by Deutsche Telekom – to acquire the latter’s… Read more

Stingray buys music channel from Mojto firm

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Montreal-based Stingray Digital Group has acquired international pay TV music channel Classica from Unitel, a firm affiliated with Beta Film CEO Jan Mojto. The agreement… Read more

New Deutsche Telekom technology chief takes charge

Claudia Nemat

Claudia Nemat has taken on her new role as chief technology and innovation officer within the management board of Deutsche Telekom, while Srini Gopalan has… Read more

IHS Markit: EU cable revenues up despite dip in TV customers

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The cable industry in the European Union grew from €21.2 billion in 2014 to €22.4 billion in 2015, despite a dip in cable TV subscribers,… Read more

M6 to take over RTL French radio stations

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M6 Group is to acquire the French radio assets of RTL Group as part of a move by the pan-European broadcast giant to group its… Read more

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