IFA 2012 – BERLIN. Deutsche Telekom is launching a range of innovations for its Entertain TV including live streaming to smartphones, tablets, and laptops.
Deutsche Telekom’s TV service Entertain is going from strength to strength, with the number of subscribers, including via DTH, reaching 1,830,000 as of the end of the second quarter.
The sale of German cablenet Primacom has reportedly been delay for another two months amid concerns that some buyers have been unable to put together substantive offers.
Deutsche Telekom has said its IPTV service Entertain now reaches over 1.7 million customers, representing a year-on-year growth of 37.2%.
Deutsche Telekom is considering the takeover of German regional cable network operator Tele Columbus in a bid to strengthen its domestic market position against cable rivals Kabel Deutschland and Liberty Global, reports Reuters.
The German football association DFL (Deutsche Fußball Liga) has opened a second bidding round for 19 packages of broadcast rights to its games.
Germany’s incumbent telecom operator Deutsche Telekom has signed an agreement with Deutsche Annington Immobilien AG (DAIG) to launch a FTTH cable infrastructure.
“Our newly launched Entertain via Satellite had a great start, with already 50,000 subscriptions sold in the first month, in September alone,” said Deutsche Telekom CEO René Obermann during an investor call last Friday. The operator also hinted it might bid for all Bundesliga rights.
Poland’s Office of Competition and Consumer Protection (UOKiK) has approved the formation of a joint venture between France Telecom and Deutsche Telekom.
Deutsche Telekom grew further its IPTV operations in the last quarter, its installed base in Germany climbing from 1.257 million to 1.301 million subscribers