German media company ProSiebenSat.1 has acquired minority shareholdings in global online sports portals EverSport and 90min.com.
Deutsche Telekom will transmit the games of the Euroleague in addition to its coverage of the Basketball Bundesliga on its web-TV service for basketball fans in Germany.
Swiss media company Tamedia has purchased a 31% stake in Zattoo International. Tamedia’s 39.4% participation in Zattoo Switzerland will be incorporated into the new shareholding.
German business and financial news channel DAF has been transformed into an internet TV service and a TV production company following the finalisation of the insolvency proceedings.
US online retailer Amazon has commenced offering its Fire TV stick in Germany and Austria.
German business and financial news channel DAF has filed for insolvency.
German commercial TV group ProSiebenSat.1 has commenced production of a series to be shown exclusively on its video-on-demand portal MyVideo.
Austrian public broadcaster ORF will not be able to add video content to its radio station Ö3 and distribute it as a visual radio service on the channel’s website.
The turnover with advertising in the direct environment of video streaming offerings has increased by 17% to €240.6 million in Germany in 2014, according to current data from IHS Technology released by German industry association BITKOM.
Sony Network Entertainment International has provided details of a cloud-based TV service it plans to launch in Q1 2015.