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Amazon to launch new Fire TV Stick in UK and Germany

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Amazon is set to launch its new Fire TV Stick with Alexa Voice Remote in the UK and Germany in April. Amazon said the new… Read more

Technicolor files patent suits against Samsung

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Technicolor has filed several patent infringement suits against Samsung Electronics, relating to products including digital TVs and mobile phones. The suits were filed in the… Read more

Vodafone unveils Gigabit ambition for Bavaria

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Vodafone Germany has set the goal of making Gigabit broadband speeds available to 70% of the residents of Bavaria by 2019, making Bavaria Germany’s ‘first… Read more

Discovery to launch new free-to-air channel in UK

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Discovery will launch a new free-to-air channel in the UK alongside other new services in the UK and Germany. CEO David Zaslav said yesterday that… Read more

SES’s HD+ service passes 2m customers in Germany

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SES’s satellite TV offering HD+ passed the two million subscribers mark in Germany last year, according to company stats. SES said that the service had… Read more

Maxdome co-CEO takes ProSiebenSat.1 digital role

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ProSiebenSat.1 has appointed Maxdome’s director and co-CEO, Filmon Zerai, as chief digital officer for ProSiebenSat.1 TV Germany. Zerai will join the management team of ProSiebenSat.1… Read more

Amazon debuts German drama globally as it edges Netflix in ranking

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Amazon will launch its first German drama series, You Are Wanted, on March 17, cementing its claim to be the leading international SVOD player in… Read more

ProSiebenSat.1 acquires Austria’s ATV

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ProSiebenSat.1 has agreed to buy Austrian TV station, ATV, from its parent company Tele München Fernsen. ProSieben said that the takeover will strengthen the footing… Read more

ProSieben and Scripps agree huge lifestyle deal

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ProSiebenSat.1 and Scripps Networks Interactive have agreed a 1,200-hour programming deal that will see a raft of SNI shows go out on the German broadcaster’s… Read more

ProSiebenSat.1 signs broad content deal with Vodafone

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ProSiebenSat.1 Media has signed a long-term agreement with Vodafone for the distribution of its free, paid, HD, and video-on-demand content. From the end of this… Read more

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