German pay-TV broadcaster Sky Deutschland has acquired a movie rights package from German film production and sales company Splendid Film.
Almost a quarter (23%) of internet users in Germany wanted to watch videos on the net which turned out to be inaccessible due to geoblocking.
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 media company ProSiebenSat.1 will for the first time launch a TV channel exclusively targeting German-speaking Switzerland.
Silverline TV, the German pay-TV channel for horror, action and Asian movie fans, has acquired films and series packages from rights dealers Splendid Film and Koch Media.
Video streaming has established itself in Germany with more than three quarters of all internet users (76%) consuming streaming video.
Switzerland’s largest cable operator UPC Cablecom has secured a movie and series package from Hollywood studio Sony Pictures Entertainment for its video-on-demand (VOD) service MyPrime.
German commercial TV broadcaster ProSiebenSat.1 will continue to hold the exclusive free-to-air TV rights on the movies and series of Warner Bros. for the next years following the renewal of its rights agreement with the Hollywood studio.
German video-on-demand (VOD) provider maxdome has secured an extensive rights package from Hollywood studio Walt Disney Pictures.
The movies and series produced by 20th Century Fox will continue to shown by ProSiebenSat.1’s channels following a new multi-year contract the German TV group signed with the Hollywood Studio.