AMC buys German pay TV channel

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AMC/Sundance Channel Global has bought the German pay TV channel Kinowelt. The basic-tier movie channel is distributed throughout Germany, Austria and Switzerland and is programmed… Read more

Netflix plans German launch

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Netflix is gearing up for a September launch in Germany, according to a report by German tech site Though Netflix has not commented publicly… Read more

Sky Deutschland extends Wimbledon rights to 2018

Sky Deutschland has extended its Wimbledon tennis rights through to 2018, taking exclusive broadcasting rights for TV, internet, IPTV, and mobile in Germany and Austria.… Read more

FIC continues Nat Geo People rollout

Fox International Channels said will launch its new Nat Geo People channel in a total of 50 countries across Europe, the Middle East and Asia… Read more

SES signs broadband deal with Germany’s Orbitcom

SES Broadband Services has signed a deal with German internet service provider Orbitcom, with the latter due to provide SES’s Astra Connect satellite broadband service… Read more

European Sky channels showing Pope’s canonisation in 3D

Sky’s dedicated 3D channels in Italy, Germany and the UK will broadcast the upcoming canonisation of Pope John XXIII and Pope John Paul II. The… Read more

Tele Columbus boosts offering

German cable operator Tele Columbus has boosted its offering of HD home shopping channels by making QVC HD and HSE24 HD available to 900,000 homes… Read more

New Kabel Deutschland CEO Cubero named to Vodafone board

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Manuel Cubero, who will take over from Adrian von Hammerstein as CEO of Kabel Deutschland (KDG) on April 1, has been named as a member… Read more

ProSiebenSat.1 buys stake in US multichannel operator

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Germany’s ProSieben.1 Group has acquired a 20% stake in US-based multichannel network Collective Digital Studios. The news closely follows Disney’s deal to buy Maker Studios… Read more

Ex-KidsCo boss Robinson joins Your Family

Former KidsCo CEO Paul Robinson has joined Germany’s Your Family Entertainment to lead expansion of its children’s channels yourfamily and RiC TV. Robinson, who is… Read more