IBC 2020 has been cancelled due to concerns for exhibitor and attendee safety and the ability to deliver an event of the quality expected of IBC.
Swiss telecommunications provider Sunrise accuses its rival Swisscom of having abused its dominant market position from 2001 to 2007, unlawfully hindering competition with its pricing policy for ADSL services.
Eurochannel, the pay-TV channel focusing on European cinema, has launched on Swiss telco Swisscom’s IPTV platform.
The UEFA Champions League can be seen on free-TV again in Austria from the 2021/22 season.
German technology company Rohde & Schwarz has successfully completed the DVB-T2 terrestrial TV transmitter network upgrade across Finland.
German public broadcaster ZDF will continue to offer its TV channels in SD resolution via the Astra satellite system (19.2 degrees East).
German production company Beta Film has appointed senior film and TV executive Koby Gal-Raday to the management board in the newly created post of chief content officer.
German media conference Medientage München will take place as a digital one-week event with accompanying virtual exhibition, interactive networking opportunities and entertainment formats this year.
US financial investor KKR has acquired a 5.2% stake in German commercial broadcaster ProSiebenSat.1.
Olaf Swantee, former CEO of Swiss telco Sunrise, has joined US financial investor Warburg Pincus as a “strategic advisor”.