Germany’s third-largest cable operator Tele Columbus has completed the takeover of smaller market player Pepcom.
German pay-TV broadcaster Sky Deutschland expects strong growth of the pay-TV markets in Germany and Austria.
German cable operator Unitymedia has commenced offering its customers the new high-speed Wi-Fi gateway Connect Box.
German video-on-demand (VOD) provider Maxdome has acquired a movie package from Hollywood Studio Paramount Pictures.
German public broadcasters ARD and ZDF have acquired the exclusive domestic free-to-air TV rights for the European Men’s Handball Championships 2016 in Poland and 2018 in Croatia.
German cable and satellite industry association ZVEI Fachverband Satellit & Kabel expects the preconditions for nationwide analogue cable TV switch-off to be met by the end of 2018.
Sport1 US, the German pay-TV channel for the fans of US sports, will continue to show college and motor sports from the United States.
US professional wrestling league WWE will take its OTT platform WWE Network to Germany: From January 5, 2016 wrestling fans will be able to sign up for the offering; the first months is free of charge.
Germany’s third-largest cable operator Tele Columbus has posted its first revenues and customer figures following the integration of Primacom on August 1, 2015.
US media company Scripps Networks Interactive has made its thematic channels Food Network and Fine Living available in German-speaking Europe for the first time.