Germany’s national telco Deutsche Telekom has gained 63,000 new customers for its domestic IPTV platform Entertain in Q2 2014.
German toy manufacturer Playmobil will take its figures to domestic and international TV screens.
Switzerland’s largest cable operator UPC Cablecom has increased its number of internet and telephony customers in Q2 2014, but faced a decrease in classic cable TV subscriptions.
Germany’s second-largest cable operator Unitymedia Kabel BW has won 82,000 new internet customers and 42,000 new telephony customers in Q2 2014.
German pay-TV broadcaster Sky Deutschland has won 82,000 new subscribers in Q2 2014 – considerably more than in Q2 2013 (48,000) -, but ended up deeper in the red.
German pay-TV broadcaster Sky Deutschland has added two new features to its mobile service Sky Go and its video-on-demand (VOD) portal Snap.
German commercial TV group ProSiebenSat.1 has commenced offering selected programmes from its domestic free-to-air channels Sat.1, ProSieben, kabel eins, sixx, ProSieben Maxx and Sat.1 Gold to viewers abroad on the PC, laptop, tablet and smart phone.
Luxembourg-based media company M7 Group has closed the purchase of German direct-to-cable platform KabelKiosk from satellite operator Eutelsat announced in May 2014 as all regulatory approvals have now been granted.
German pay-TV broadcaster Sky Deutschland has acquired the exclusive broadcast rights of several movies for its linear TV channels and its mobile and on-demand services Sky Go and Sky Anytime through eight new licence deals signed with independent film companies.
A+E Networks Germany has appointed Nicola Fritz as the new head of marketing at pay-TV channels History and The Biography Channel (to be replaced by A&E).