Germany

Q&A: Peter Charissé, ANGA COM

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ANGA COM managing director Peter Charissé talks to Digital TV Europe about the highlights of this year’s show.  Why has ANGA COM chosen “Where Broadband… Read more

Love Nature hires ex-Warner Bros., MGM exec

Vince Petersen

Factual SVOD service Love Nature has hired a director of partnerships, Vince Petersen. Operating out of Love Nature’s London office, Petersen will focus on driving… Read more

Unitymedia to make Bochum first ‘Gigabit city’ with DOCSIS 3.1 rollout

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Liberty Global’s German subsidiary Unitymedia is to roll out DOCSIS 3.1-based internet services in the city of Bochum in the Ruhr area of North-Rhine Westphalia.… Read more

Media Broadcast Satellite renews deal with SES

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Broadcast services provider Media Broadcast Satellite has renewed a long-term carriage deal with satellite operator SES for capacity at the Astra satellite position at 19.2°… Read more

Unitymedia confirms timetable for analogue switch-off

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Liberty Global’s German cable operator Unitymedia confirmed this week that it would shut down analogue services across its networks in five phases in June. Unitymedia… Read more

ANGA COM unveils speaker line-up

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Cologne-based cable and broadband trade show ANGA COM has unveiled the line-up of this year’s congress agenda. This year, a joint opening session with the… Read more

Sky-backed OnPrime TV now available in Germany, Italy and UK on Apple TV

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OnPrime TV, the Sky and Cisco-backed OTT TV service targeting migrant groups in the pay TV operator’s home markets, is now live in the UK,… Read more

HD+ first to launch major rollout of Nagra’s TVkey

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Germany’s HD+ satellite service is to implement the first major rollout for Nagra’s TVkey product that allows consumers to view programming including 4K and HDR… Read more

Tele Columbus to launch new consumer brand, planning further acquisitions

Tele Columbus CEO and chairman, Ronny Verhelst.

Germany’s third-largest cable operator Tele Columbus plans to launch a new consumer brand later this year and will pursue “further network acquisition opportunities” following solid… Read more

Murdoch: Sky consolidation will give big boost to creative industry

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21st Century Fox’s consolidation of Sky will provide a major boost for creative industries in the UK as well as Germany and Italy, according to… Read more

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