Germany

Sky Germany to launch pop-up Harry Potter channel

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Sky in Germany is due to launch a pop-up Harry Potter channel that will show all eight Warner Bros. Entertainment films starring the boy wizard.… Read more

Management changes at Telekom Deutschland

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Deutsche Telekom’s domestic arm, Telekom Deutschland, has named Ferri Abolhassan as director of service transformation and has moved technology chief Bruno Jacobfeuerborn to the position… Read more

Amazon rolls out Echo and Alexa to UK, Germany

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Amazon is making a bigger move into the smart home space by launching its Alexa cloud-based voice service and Echo voice-controlled speakers in the UK… Read more

ProSieben buys into online dating

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German broadcast giant ProSieben has taken control of online dating business Parship Elite and will add it to its portfolio of digital businesses. ProSieben bought… Read more

Unitymedia: 88.4% of TV customers now digital

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Liberty Global-owned Unitymedia said that 88.4% of its TV customers were digital at the end of June, as it gears up for the final cessation… Read more

Perform launches DAZN sports streaming service in Japan

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Sports rights group Perform has followed up the launch of its DAZN live streaming service in Germany by launching the OTT TV service in Japan.… Read more

Sky Germany’s UHD channels to broadcast on SES

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Sky Germany will be launching its two new Ultra HD channels via satellite operator SES’s prime orbital position of 19.2 degrees East this autumn. Sky… Read more

Sky in Germany to launch pop-up Star Wars channel

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Sky in Germany is due to launch a pop-up Star Wars channel in October to broadcast all seven Star Wars films around the clock. Sky… Read more

Sky Deutschland to launch 4K UHD box and sports channels

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Sky Deutschland is to launch a new 4K Ultra HD set-top and channels in the autumn. The Sky+ Pro box will be rolled out along… Read more

Vivendi reportedly edging towards compromise deal with Mediaset

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Vivendi may make a new proposal to Mediaset following the acrimonious collapse of its previously agreed strategic partnership with the Italian broadcaster and could use… Read more

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