NatGeo People is launching on April 5 in Germany on the cable nets of Kabel Deutschland and Unitymedia KabelBW.
Liberty Global has now completed the merger of its two German subsidiaries, Unitymedia and KabelBW into a single organisation.
The Bundeskartelamt, the German monopoly commission, has said it is extending its review in the takeover of cabler KabelBW by Liberty Global until December 15.
Swedish investment firm EQT Partners has hired JP Morgan/Chase and Deutsche Bank to prepare the initial public offering or sale of theGerman cabler KabelBW, reports say.
By launching the Sky 3D channel, KabelBW has become the first German cable operator to get involved with a regular 3D TV channel.
German cable operator KabelBW has launched a mobile Internet access service following a wholesale deal with O2 Germany. Customers can buy the entry-level Laptop Power-Flatrate for €14.90 a month. Access speed is 7.2 Mbps
The German cable operator Kabel BW has launched Penthouse HD as part of its high definition offer. The channel is especially geared towards the German market in a soft core version.
The German cable operator KabelBW has said it now has 500,000 CleverKabel customers taking triple play services.
Kabel BW has announced it has signed a partnership deal with On Demand Deutschland to launch a VOD service on the network.
The Slovakia-based pre-school channel Bebe TV has announced the completion of three deals in the German-speaking markets.