Bavarian media authority BLM has granted Discovery Communications Deutschland broadcast licences for 19 TV channels targeting Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden.
Barbara Haase will become Chief Marketing Officer of Sky Deutschland, responsible for brand, marketing & communication and Sky Creative, in May 2019.
Vodafone Deutschland and regional public broadcaster WDR will test how TV and video-on-demand (VOD) content can be broadcast via 5G in Germany.
After a one-year break, pay-TV broadcaster Sky Deutschland will show the Formula 1 again in Germany and Austria.
Swiss telco Swisscom won 52,000 new customers for its IPTV platform Swisscom TV last year.
Swiss telecommunications company Sunrise has confirmed that it is in discussions with Liberty Global regarding a possible acquisition of its Swiss cable subsidiary UPC Schweiz.
In a court case regarding the illegal streaming of pay-TV channels from Sky Deutschland over the internet, three of the four defendants have been sentenced to between eight months and two years in prison for computer fraud.
Discovery Communications Deutschland has applied for broadcast licenses for 19 international TV channels at Bavarian media authority BLM.
Discovery Deutschland has extended its partnership with MX1 for fully managed playout and content management services.
Zattoo is expanding its pay-TV package Zattoo Plus with TNT Film, TNT Serie and TNT Comedy in Germany.