Germany

ProSiebenSAT.1 gets finance chief

Jan Kemper

ProSiebenSAT.1 has appointed a new CFO, the latest in a series of management changes at the German broadcaster and media group. Jan Kemper will become… Read more

Discovery taps MX1 as Eurosport1 HD joins HD+

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Discovery Networks Germany has turned to SES’s media services unit MX1 to handle technical services and satellite transmission of the Eurosport 1HD channel on HD+,… Read more

Sky Deutschland taps Eurofins for testing and QA

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Sky Deutschland has chosen Eurofins Digital Testing to provide testing and quality assurance personnel to support video and e-commerce related initiatives. Eurofins Digital Testing provides… Read more

Tele Columbus unveils advanced TV service

Tele Columbus CEO and chairman, Ronny Verhelst.

Germany’s number three cable operator Tele Columbus has unveiled its new advanced TV service ahead of a commercial launch of the service in January. The… Read more

Sky Deutschland names sales chief

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Sky Deutschland has named Thomas Menneking as its new senior vice-president of sales. Menneking, who took up his new role yesterday, will be responsible for… Read more

Sky Sports News HD goes free-to-air in Germany

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Sky Deutschland is taking its Sky Sports News HD channel free-to-air. The channel will become free-to-view on December 1, offering rolling news, exclusive live sports,… Read more

German pubcasters fail to secure Olympics deal with Discovery

David Zaslav

German public broadcasters ARD and ZDF have failed to secure a deal with Discovery to air coverage of the Olympic Games from 2018-2024. Discovery will… Read more

Sky Deutschland sees pirates condemned

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Sky Deutschland has secured a victory in its battle against piracy with the conviction of two German citizens for illegal live-streaming of Bundesliga German football… Read more

Broadcaster streaming services beat Netflix, Amazon

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Streaming services from broadcasters and pay TV operators are giving Netflix and Amazon Prime Video a run for their money in France, Germany and the… Read more

EWE and VSE Net turn to Deutsche Netzmarketing-backed platform for TV

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German broadband service providers EWE and VSE Net have become the latest German operators to sign up for the white-label TV platform developed by Switzerland-based… Read more

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