Germany

Sky Germany going day and date with HBO

HBO's Game of Thrones

Sky Germany will start launching HBO series on the same day they go out on the premium cabler’s domestic service. The day and date movestarts… Read more

Bundeskartellamt greenlights DVB-T2 pay platform

Andreas Mundt

German competition regulator the Bundeskartellamt has given a green light for transmission services provider Media Broadcast to build a pay platform for the country’s new… Read more

ProSiebenSat.1 signs up with KD for regionalised ads

ProSiebenSat.1

German commercial broadcaster ProSiebenSat.1 is to launch regionalized advertising on Vodafone-owned cable operator Kabel Deutschland’s network.  The first regionalized spots will be aired on the… Read more

Darroch: Sky willing to spend for German football rights, will invest in content

Sky CEO Jeremy Darroch

Sky is well-placed to win German top-tier football rights and will invest in more German TV series, according to CEO Jeremy Darroch, in an interview… Read more

Sky makes €600 bond issue

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Pay TV operator Sky has issued €600m of Euro denominated bonds. According to the operator, the new debt refinances the remaining piece of its bank… Read more

Brian Sullivan to leave Sky in June

Brian Sullivan

Brian Sullivan is to step down as CEO of Sky’s German arm on June 24 to return to the US.  Sky Deutschland’s supervisory board has… Read more

Amazon Fire TV Stick launches in the UK and Germany

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Amazon has launched its Fire TV Stick streaming device in the UK and Germany, seven months after it introduced the larger Fire TV set-top box… Read more

Primacom boosted by DTK acquisition, digital growth

Primacom

German cable operator Primacom grew its revenues by 37.2% last year to reach €131.6 million, while EBITDA grew by 55.3% to reach €55.2 million, thanks… Read more

ProSiebenSat.1 wins NBCU deal

Battlestar Galactica

ProSiebenSat.1 has struck its biggest ever programming deal with NBCUniversal, the Hollywood studio that previously had a volume deal with the German channel group’s chief… Read more

Fries and Cubero to appear at ANGA COM

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German broadband trade fair ANGA COM has provided details of the agenda for the 2015 show. The Congress will kick off with a speed by… Read more