Deutsche Telekom: TV industry cannot ignore IoT

Jon Carter

The TV industry cannot ignore the Internet of Things (IoT), as the evolution of the smart home will have major implications on how operators service… Read more

‘Netflix effect’ forces shorter windows for drama

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Release windows for drama programming are shortening dramatically in key territories, with a ‘pronounced change’ in the time between US shows airing domestically and hitting… Read more

ProSiebenSat.1 introduces curation for Maxdome

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ProSiebenSat.1-owned German video-on-demand provider Maxdome is launching a curated service as the third leg of its three-stage project to refresh the offering. Users of the… Read more

Tele Columbus teams up with energy utility for high-speed broadband

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German cable operator Tele Columbus has struck a deal with municipal energy utility Stadtwerke energy Jena-Pößneck to build a multimedia network for 12,000 apartments in… Read more

Tele Columbus extends mobile offering to Primacom zone

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German cable operator Tele Columbus has extended its mobile offering to the coverage area of Primacom, the cable company it acquired last year. The extension… Read more

Management changes at Vodafone Germany

Marcello Maggioni

Vodafone Germany’s head of residential customers, Marcello Maggioni, is to leave the group at the end of June. According to Vodafone, Maggioni, who is leaving… Read more

Melodie TV debuts on German cable with Tele Columbus


Austrian schlager and folk music channel Melodie TV is launching on German cable operator Tele Columbus’s platform, including the networks of recently acquired Primacom and… Read more

Sky Germany to lose exclusive grip on Bundesliga live rights

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Sky in Germany is set to lose its exclusive grip on Bundesliga football rights after the Federal competition regulator, the Bundeskartellamt, ruled that the German… Read more

Tele Columbus sets out expectations after Primacom and Pepcom

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German cable operator Tele Columbus has said that it expects mid-single digit revenue growth and a stable base of connected homes of around 3.6 million… Read more

Oettinger to headline second day at ANGA COM

Gunther Oettinger

Digital economy and society European Commissioner Günther Oettinger is to deliver the opening keynote on the second day at the forthcoming ANGA COM trade expo… Read more