Germany’s national telco Deutsche Telekom has taken the video-on-demand (VOD) services operated by commercial TV group ProSiebenSat.1 on board its IPTV platform Entertain.
Switzerland’s domestic telco Swisscom wants to launch a video-on-demand (VOD) service on its IPTV platform Swisscom TV later this year offering movies, series and documentaries for a monthly flat fee.
Luxembourg-based media company M7 Group evaluates new business opportunities for its newly acquired German B2B platform provider KabelKiosk which include offering the service to DTH satellite households.
TV broadcasters and platform operators need to ensure that consumers are able to access the linear and non-linear TV and video content of their choice both on fixed-line and mobile infrastructures on their preferred reception devices.
The announcement surprised the industry right at the opening of cable, satellite and broadband trade fair ANGA COM (May 20-22, 2014) in Cologne: Eutelsat will sell its German direct-to-cable platform KabelKiosk to media company M7 Group.
Satellite operator Eutelsat has sold its German direct-to-cable platform KabelKiosk to Luxembourg-based media company M7 Group.
NetRange, a German provider of connected TV portals, has formed a close partnership with ABOX42, a German manufacturer of IPTV and OTT set-top-boxes.
Internet TV provider Zattoo will develop and host an end-to-end multiscreen IPTV platform for Telecom Liechtenstein, marking the Swiss company’s first deployment of a complete IPTV platform for a network operator.
And yet another new player on the Dutch IPTV market: ISP Online.nl has launched its quad play over DSL and FTTH.
Germany’s national telco Deutsche Telekom has gained 78,000 new customers for its domestic IPTV platform Entertain in Q1 2014, marking a stronger growth than in Q1 2013 when 70,000 new customers were added.