Analogue switch-off on cable networks, the financing of broadband expansion and new revenue sources for local TV broadcasters are in the focus of the 17th edition of German cable industry trade fair Kabelkongress which will take place in Leipzig on October 6 and 7, 2014.
German direct-to-cable platform KabelKiosk will add new HD channels to its line-up this autumn, Martina Rutenbeck, managing director of operating company M7 Deutschland, told Broadband TV News.
Luxembourg-based media company M7 Group has closed the purchase of German direct-to-cable platform KabelKiosk from satellite operator Eutelsat announced in May 2014 as all regulatory approvals have now been granted.
Discovery Networks Deutschland has signed new carriage deals for HD distribution of its women’s channel TLC in Germany.
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.
German B2B platform provider KabelKiosk has launched its IPTV platform meinFernsehen (myTelevision) at cable, satellite and broadband trade fair ANGA COM 2014 in Cologne.
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.
German cable operators wilhelm.tel and willy.tel will commence distribution of the Basis HD package from Eutelsat’s direct-to-cable platform KabelKiosk with 17 channels in July 2014.
Eutelsat visAvision, the operating company of German head-end in the sky KabelKiosk, will launch its new IPTV platform on May 20, 2014, at cable, satellite and broadband trade fair ANGA COM in Cologne.