2019 was a defining year for the German TV and video market, with mass market resistance to premium digital video finally falling away and paving the way for this month’s launch of Disney+.
German internet TV platform waipu.tv reached around 408,300 paying customers at the end of 2019.
Charter Communications, Qualcomm Ventures, Belkin and Service Electric Cablevision are among those taking part in a $85 million (€78 million) financing of smart home services pioneer Plume.
Technetix says it has affirmed its commitment to the broadband market through the acquisition of the broadband equipment business from Germany’s ECAD GmbH.
The Eltrona brand is to be rolled out across Luxembourg after Telenet Group agreed to merge its SFR-Coditel business into the cablenet.
The Polish national transmission company Emitel has signed a loan agreement with a consortium of six banks.
Proximus says it will only make a “very limited number” of compulsory redundancies.
Vodafone does not expect the lawsuits filed by Deutsche Telekom, Tele Columbus and NetCologne against the approval of the takeover of Unitymedia by the European Commission to succeed.
German network operators Deutsche Telekom, Tele Columbus and NetCologne are taking legal action against the European Commission’s decision to approve the controversial takeover of Liberty Global’s German cable company Unitymedia by Vodafone.
Bolstered by the inclusion of the M7 Group, Canal+ can now claim 20.3 million subscribers including 8.4 million in mainland France.