German media company Freenet, a major shareholder in Sunrise, will vote against the Swiss telco’s proposed takeover of cable operator UPC Switzerland, arguing that the price was too high and the conditions unfavourable.
German internet TV platform waipu.tv has increased its number of registered customers on June 30, 2019 by 923,900 year-on-year to around 1.748 million customers.
German media company Freenet continued to record rising customer numbers for its TV platforms in Q1 2019.
Comedy Central HD has become available on German DTH satellite platforms HD+, Diveo and Freenet via Astra (19.2° East) on March 1, 2019.
Arnold Stender will succeed Wolfgang Breuer as managing director of German technical services provider Media Broadcast from April 1, 2019.
The management of German technical services provider Media Broadcast and trade union ver.di have agreed on the introduction of a four-day work week from April 1, 2019.
German technical services provider Media Broadcast GmbH is in a difficult economic situation, according to trade union verdi. In order to avoid redundancies, the employer plans to introduce a 4-day week.
German media group Freenet recorded increasing customer figures for its TV offerings Freenet TV and waipu.tv in Q2 2018.
Home-shopping channel 1-2-3.tv can now be received via DVB-T2 throughout Germany.
German media company Freenet is aiming for rapid growth in the OTT market.