Discovery will offer the Bundesliga games it shows live from the upcoming season on Amazon’s multiscreen OTT service Amazon Channels in Germany and Austria.
The Greek pay-TV market has suffered a rare loss in subscriber numbers, with 15,000 fewer customers at the end of the first half than six months earlier.
Following the news that Amazon will close Lovefilm in Germany, Broadband TV News can now reveal that the company will also shut down its DVD and Blu-ray delivery service in the UK.
Telefónica plans to launch a Netflix-type internet platform to sell its own productions in countries such as Germany and the UK.
Amazon will shut down its DVD and Blu-ray rental service Lovefilm in Germany on October 31, 2017.
Eurosport will not transmit the Olympic Games exclusively in Germany between 2018 and 2024.
Altice is preparing to make a $185 billion bid for Charter Communications, the second largest cable operator in the US.
The Walt Disney Company will acquire majority ownership of BAMTech and will launch its ESPN-branded multi-sport video streaming service in early 2018, followed by a new Disney-branded direct-to-consumer streaming service in 2019.
Liberty Global’s next generation TV platforms added 302,000 subscribers in the second quarter, with UK (78,000), Belgium (69,000) and Poland (53,000) the star performers.
The much-touted sale of UK transmission company Arqiva could finally get the go-ahead.