Germany

Unitymedia KabelBW adds Maxdome package to TV offering

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Liberty Global-owned cable operator Unitymedia KabelBW is adding ProSiebenSat.1-owned on-demand service Maxdome to its TV offering. Maxdome will become an integral part of the new… Read more

VDSL push boosts TV growth for Deutsche Telekom

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Deutsche Telekom saw strong growth for its domestic Entertain TV service in the fourth quarter and also saw a solid performance from TV in its… Read more

Former Discovery exec joins ProSiebenSat.1

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Henrik Ravn has been appointed COO and CCO of the German-speaking broadcast operations of ProSiebenSat.1. He joins the German broadcast group having left Discovery late last… Read more

BBC Worldwide sells 2,300 hours of content to digital platforms

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BBC Worldwide has struck a raft of deals with digital platforms around the world, shopping 2,300 hours of its content to buyers including Tencent in… Read more

TV fiction on European channels declining, says new research

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The proportion of fiction in the programming of European TV channels has fallen slightly over recent years, according to new research by the European Audiovisual… Read more

MTV launches OTT apps

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MTV has launched new international over-the-top apps, MTV Play and MTV Trax, in an effort to target millennials and adapt to “changing consumer viewing habits.”… Read more

Deutsche Telekom launches kids app for tablets, in-car entertainment

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Deutsche Telekom has launched myKIDIO, a new family-oriented app featuring audio books and videos for smartphones, tablets and in-car entertainment systems. The myKIDIO app from… Read more

Demand for larger screens lifts German TV market

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The popularity of larger screens boosted German TV sales in 2014, but the value of sales fell year-on-year due to continued price erosion, according to… Read more

ProSiebenSat.1 considering Verivox and Unister deals

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ProSiebenSat.1 is reportedly considering buying German web portal Verivox and e-commerce business Unister. According to Munich-based national German newspaper, Süddeutsche Zeitung, broadcast group ProSiebenSat.1 is… Read more

Sky Deutschland to delist as Sky begins squeeze out

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Sky has confirmed it is to acquire the remaining 4% of the shares in Sky Deutschland that it does not already own through a compulsory… Read more