RTL Group says it was content and digital that helped it grow revenue by 2.8% in the first nine months of 2019.
Revenue of €4,595 million included €3,178 million from its broadcasting operations that were down 2%.
A total of 1.4 million paying subscribers have signed up to its steaming services in Germany and the Netherlands, representing a 50% increase year-on-year.
Its French affiliate M6 is now building the technology for Salto – the joint subscription service with TF1 and France Télévisions to be launched in 2020.
European ad-tech business, Smartclip, is now developing an open ad-tech platform, tailored for European broadcasters and their streaming services.