Maxdome partners with Accedo on SVOD update

ProSiebenSat.1-owned subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) service, Maxdome, has partnered with video app specialist Accedo on the newest version of its service. The recently updated Maxdome includes… Read more

ProSiebenSat.1 introduces curation for Maxdome

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ProSiebenSat.1-owned German video-on-demand provider Maxdome is launching a curated service as the third leg of its three-stage project to refresh the offering. Users of the… Read more

Tele Columbus to add Maxdome to offering

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German cable operator Tele Columbus is to add ProSiebenSat.1-owned on-demand service Maxdome to its offering from mid-2016. The SVoD service will be offered by Tele… Read more

Friend or foe: OTT and pay TV services


With Netflix forging multiple distribution deals in Europe, cable and IPTV pay TV operators are increasingly welcoming OTT services on board. Stuart Thomson explores some of the issues raised. Is OTT a friend or foe… Read more

Maxdome CEO to exit

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German VOD service Maxdome is saying goodbye to its CEO for the second time in four months. Lesley MacKenzie, who is also executive VP of entertainment at Maxdome parent ProSiebenSat.1, is leaving the business to… Read more

Maxdome adds MPEG-DASH support

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German video-on-demand service Maxdome has added MPEG-DASH support in partnership with content security specialist Irdeto.  ProSiebenSat.1-owned Maxdome is using Irdeto Rights to support different DRM solutions for web browsers through a deployment combining MPEG-DASH and Widevine.… Read more

German advertising market and digital boosts ProSiebenSat.1

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The strong performance of the German advertising market, digital activities and production all contributed to a solid start to the year for German broadcast group ProSiebenSat.1, which has posted quarterly revenues of €654.6 million, up… Read more

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 TV and triple-play packages offered by the cable operator, allowing… Read more

ProSiebenSat.1 gives MacKenzie Maxdome job

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German broadcast group ProSiebenSat.1 has instigated a high-level restructure of its digital division, handing former BSkyB and Lovefilm exec Lesley MacKenzie the CEO role at Maxdome. She replaces the former boss of the SVOD service, Andreas… Read more

Maxdome chooses ContentWise for recommendation

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German video-on-demand service Maxdome has chosen ContentWise to provide personalised recommendation across its 60,000 titles.  Maxdome will use ContentWise’s personalisation and management technology to create consumer profiles across multiple screens and deliver individually selected content… Read more