Germany

Pay TV customers value TV and quality more, says Sky Deutschland

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Sky Deutschland says its pay TV viewers value TV more, place a higher value on brands and are more willing to pay for quality than… Read more

Your Family Entertainment to launch Fix & Foxi

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German broadcaster Your Family Entertainment (YFE) is to launch a new kids channel, Fix & Foxi, on December 1. The launch of the channel follows… Read more

Unitymedia KabelBW extends Horizon to Baden-Württemberg

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Liberty Global-owned German cable operator Unitymedia KabelBW is to extend the availability of the Horizon advanced TV paltform to Baden-Württemberg from November 3. The operator… Read more

Netflix orders comedy original

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Netflix has ordered F is for Family, an animated series based on the comedy of US stand-up comic Bill Burr. Gaumont International Television will make… Read more

Pay TV and VOD tipped to grow strongly in Germany

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The latest forecasts for German TV market revenues suggest that the country’s pay TV market will grow 12% this year and that the VOD sector… Read more

Sky Deutschland to launch Star Wars channel

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Sky Deutschland is due to exclusively launch a channel in December to show all six Star Wars movies around the clock, in what it claims… Read more

Your Family launches Slovak channel

Germany’s Your Family Entertainment has hooked up with Bratislava-based JOJ Group to launch a kids channel based on the former’s network RiC. RiK will be… Read more

Opera TV Store signs app deal with Germany’s Videovalis

Opera Software has signed a deal with German motion-picture syndicator Videovalis, bringing a number of German-language on-demand video apps to the Opera TV Store.  Videovalis… Read more

Sky, ARD sets up ‘pioneering’ German drama

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Sky Deutschland and ARD are two offour partners attached to a German-produced crime thriller series that is being described as a “milestione” is the creation… Read more

Amazon Prime Instant Video strikes deal with Studiocanal

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Amazon Prime Instant Video has struck a deal with Studiocanal to add a range of the latter’s content to its programming line-up in the UK… Read more