German private broadcaster ProSiebenSat.1 is planning to launch a new channel, Sat.1 Gold, with an emphasis on German language drama (TV series and movies) to counteract competition from the public broadcasters.
Kabel Deutschland plans to roll out a nationwide Wi-Fi network, according to local reports. The company currently operates in 13 of Germany’s federal states, and will seek partners to reach the other areas.
Dutch OTT premium movie provider Pathe Thuis is expanding the number of smart TVs with the addition of Sharp and LG, to be followed by Xbox and iPad and Android tablets. Talks are under way with Boxee and B&O, as well as UPC and KPN.