The long-expected plan by Vodafone to buy Liberty Global’s cable assets in Germany and parts of Eastern Europe is said to be in the final stages.
German pay-TV broadcaster Sky Deutschland will show all matches of German football tournament DFB Cup live for another three years.
Thomas Arnoldner will be nominated as the new CEO of A1 Telekom Austria Group by the Austrian telco’s two main shareholders, América Móvil and Österreichische Bundes- und Industriebeteiligungen (ÖBIB).
US investment group Providence is moving ahead with plans to sell German home shopping TV network HSE24.
German cable operators gained around 500,000 new internet customers last year and currently provide broadband internet access to a total of 7.7 million households.
German pay-TV operator Sky Deutschland will launch its multimedia platform Sky Q in Germany and Austria in May 2018.
TV streaming provider Zattoo is focusing its B2C business on the core markets Switzerland and Germany and will discontinue its B2C offer in the UK, Spain and Denmark in May 2018.
eoTV, the German free-to-air channel for European films and series, is now available on Vodafone Deutschland’s cable network and, via the GigaTV app, on smartphones and tablets.
Sweden’s largest cable operator Com Hem has chosen German multiscreen software company 3 Screen Solutions (3SS) to provide the custom launcher solution for its new Android TV 4K hybrid set-top-box.
The users of German IPTV platform waipu.tv can now receive films from Netzkino following a collaboration agreement reached with the streaming provider of free movies.