After three years in Europe, Netflix is currently present in 13 countries and announced another three markets to be entered by the end of 2015.
German international broadcaster Deutsche Welle (DW) has launched its German-language TV channel DW Deutsch on Astra 4A (4.8° East) on August 1, 2015.
The worldwide market for consumer electronics will grow by 1.5% this year, according to German industry association gfu Consumer & Home Electronics.
Discovery’s OTT service DPlay has now launched as a beta product in Denmark, Italy, and Sweden, following last year’s start in Norway.
Playboy Plus is launching Reality Kings TV (RKTV) in Europe and signed a distribution deal with M7 Group, which sees the continued carriage of Brazzers TV Europe and the immediate launch of RKTV in the Benelux and Central and Eastern Europe.
The number of TV sets sold in Western Europe has increased by 3.2% to more than 34 million sets in 2014 (2013: 33 million sets).
DFL Sports Enterprises has allocated the international audiovisual media rights for Germany’s domestic football league Bundesliga for the 2015/16 and 2016/17 seasons in 18 countries in Europe and beyond.
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Los Angeles-based Vivid Entertainment will launch VividTV Europe on November 1.
DFL Sports Enterprises, the rights sales subsidiary of Germany’s national football association Deutsche Fußball Liga (DFL), has opened the tender for the allocation of the international audiovisual media rights of the first and second-division Bundesliga for the 2015/16 and 2016/17 seasons in various European territories and neighbouring states.