ProSiebenSat.1 expands e-commerce activities


Germany broadcaster ProSiebenSat.1 is expanding further into e-commerce with the acquisition of online flight-booking service Etraveli for €235 million. The broadcaster’s 7Travel investment subsidiary has… Read more

Sky Arts Germany strikes programming deal ahead of launch

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The upcoming Sky Arts Germany channel has bought a package of programming from Bavaria-based Autentic Distribution. Sky Arts Germany was confirmed earlier this year as… Read more

US, UK, Germany lead in kids SVOD

The US and Germany are the leading kids SVOD territories in terms of the amount of content acquired by streaming services, according to new research.… Read more

Sky to premiere new drama simultaneously across European markets

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Pan-European pay TV operator Sky is to premiere its new crime drama The Last Panthers simultaneously to its 21 million customers in the UK, Ireland,… Read more

Vivendi revamps Watchever with branded channels, BBC Brit on board


Vivendi-owned German subscription video-on-demand service Watchever has revamped its service with a new structure based around branded channels. The SVoD service, the new version of… Read more

New technology chief for Unitymedia

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Liberty Global-owned German cable operator Unitymedia has named Dieter Vorbeck as its new chief technology officer. Vorbeck who will join the Unitymedia management board, replaces… Read more

Arris-Pace acquisition gets Portuguese clearance

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Arris’ planned acquisition of set-top box rival Pace has received “unconditional merger clearance” from the Portuguese Competition Authority, Arris has confirmed. In a statement, Arris… Read more

Sky Germany to launch pop-up Bond channel

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Sky in Germany is to follow the example of Sky’s UK pay TV operation by launching a pop-up channel devoted to James Bond movies. The… Read more

Horse & Country launching German channel

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Equestrian interest channel Horse & Country TV is to launch a new channel for Germany later this year. The channel, which is currently present in… Read more

Sky in Germany signs IPTV deal with 1 & 1

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Sky Deutschland has struck a distribution deal with German IPTV operator 1 & 1 that will see the later carry Sky’s full package of channels.… Read more