Germany

Tele 5 taps SES Platform Services for VoD

Fluid SES Platform Services

German commercial broadcaster Tele 5 has renewed a multi-year contract with SES Platform Services to provide a range of services including editing and distributing video… Read more

Vodafone boosted by strong take up of converged offerings

Vittorio Colao, Vodafone

Strong take up of its converged offering in Spain and  “encouraging take-up” of its recently launched German offering helped boost Vodafone’s operating results for the… Read more

IHS: smart TV ownership to reach 50% in UK, France, Germany

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By 2019 more than 50% of TV households in the United Kingdom, France, Germany, the US and Japan will have smart TVs, according to IHS.… Read more

Unitymedia adds five new channels

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Liberty Global-owned German cable operator Unitymedia is adding five new TV channels to its programming line-up. The new services are ARD and ZDF-owned factual channel… Read more

ProSieben rebrands MCN unit

ProSiebenSat.1

ProSiebenSat.1 has rebranded its MCN group Collective Digital Studio as Studio71. The German broadcast group took control of Collective Digital Studio last year and merged… Read more

Unitymedia upgrades networks for more bandwidth

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Liberty Global-owned German cable operator Unitymedia has begun a network upgrade programme to double its available internet speeds to 400Mbps. The company has begun work… Read more

Wuaki.tv reaches 3 million global users

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Movie and TV streaming service Wuaki.tv has reached 3 million users globally, after growing its audience base by 55% over the past year. According to… Read more

Zee TV plans first German channel launch

Zee Entertainment

India’s Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd (ZEEL) has announced plans to launch a female-focused free-to-air TV channel in Germany by mid-2016 – its first move into… Read more

Unitymedia offers remote recording to Horizon users

Horizon Germany

Liberty Global-owned German cable operator Unitymedia is now offering its Horizon advanced TV customers the ability to set recordings of TV shows on the go… Read more

More than half of new TV buyers plan to go 4K in Europe

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Some 54% of Western European shoppers who plan to buy a new flatscreen TV in the next year are willing to buy a 4K set,… Read more

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