Germany

ProSiebenSat.1 merges games subsidiary into Gamigo

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German media group ProSiebenSat.1 has agreed to merge its games subsidiary Aeria Games Europe into international games provider Gamigo AG. ProSiebenSat.1 is merging its 100%… Read more

Tele Columbus extends HDTV promo period

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German cable operator Tele Columbus has extended a three-month free HDTV offer until the end of June. The moves take the three-month free trial period… Read more

German TV and video advertising market set for growth

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The German audiovisual advertising market should see growth of between 3% to 4% this year, taking total sales to €5.7 billion, with TV advertising growing… Read more

ProSiebenSat.1 pay TV channels to disappear from Sky

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German broadcaster ProSiebenSat.1 is pulling its three pay TV channels from the Sky platform after failing the pair failed to strike a satisfactory agreement. Kabel… Read more

Vodafone sees progress in converged services

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Vodafone had 9.4 million TV customers at the end of its financial full year, out of a total of 13.4 million fixed broadband customers. Just… Read more

Bundesliga rights value set to rocket, says Ampere

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The value of German Bundelsliga football rights is set to rocket to between €3.6 billion and €4.4 billion in the upcoming rights auction, placing a… Read more

Tele Columbus posts solid results

Tele Columbus CEO and chairman, Ronny Verhelst.

In its first results since the acquisition of Pepcom, German cable operator Tele Columbus has increased its revenues by 5% in the first quarter on… Read more

Spotify launches original programmes

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Music streaming service Spotify has launched a 12-strong slate of original programmes. The new shows are all focused on music and pop culture and come… Read more

Liberty Global beats expectations, strong advanced TV growth

Liberty Global CEO, Mike Fries.

Liberty Global beat analysts’ expectations for its first fiscal quarter, posting solid revenue and subscriber growth, with strong operating performances in the UK and Germany.… Read more

Sky Germany secures DFB Cup rights

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Sky in Germany has secured the rights to broadcast all matches from the DFB Cup football competition live for the three seasons from 2016-17. Sky… Read more

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