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Sky Deutschland launches Roku-powered streaming box

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Sky Deutschland has launched a Roku-powered streaming media box, designed to let viewers access Sky Online and Snap on their TVs. The Sky Online TV… Read more

Vevo launches on Xbox One

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Music programmer Vevo is launching more than 100,000 music videos, original series and live concerts on the Xbox One console. An app, Vevo on Xbox… Read more

Sky Deutschland secures Europa League football rights

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Sky Deutschland has secured the live broadcasting rights for the UEFA Europa League up to and including the 2017/18 season. The new rights deal becomes… Read more

Kabel Deutschland gains ground in German HD rankings

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Deutsche Telekom has retained its position as the leading Germany supplier of HD channels, with Kabel Deutschland catching up on Sky Deutschland and competing for… Read more

Magine launches on Chromecast

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OTT TV provider Magine has launched its service on Google’s Chromecast HDMI streaming stick in Sweden and Germany. Magine, which offers web delivered TV to… Read more

Sky Deutschland expands on-demand offering

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Sky Deutschland has announced a “major expansion” of its Sky On Demand offering, extending the Sky Anytime catalogue that users can access from their Sky+… Read more

Ofcom: UK is first for smart TV

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The UK leads EU countries for the use of internet-connected televisions, with almost a quarter (22%) of UK consumers saying they have a smart TV,… Read more

UK leads for video app downloads

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Netflix was the more downloaded video app in the UK in the third quarter of last year, followed by BBC iPlayer and YouTube, according to… Read more

Sky Deutschland takes Snap to Xbox One

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Pay TV operator Sky Deutschland has make its online services Sky Online and Snap available on the Microsoft Xbox One game console platform. The agreement… Read more

TV ads strong in 2014, weaker than expected in 2015

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Media agency ZenithOptimedia is forecasting that global ad expenditure will grow 4.9% in 2015, reaching US$545 billion, but has revised its 2015 projections downwards, citing… Read more