Sky Deutschland’s programme director Elke Walthelm takes over the position of managing director of NBC Universal Global Networks Deutschland with immediate effect.
After 15 years – and since 2008 at its head – managing director Katharina Behrends is leaving NBC Universal Global Networks Deutschland at her own request to take on new professional challenges.
What effect will the biggest wave of change in the video-on-demand (VOD) market since the launch of Netflix and Amazon Prime Video have in the UK?
Sky wants to become less dependent on cable and satellite distribution and is now making its entire pay-TV offer available in Austria through the new streaming service Sky X.
Hayu, NBC-Universal’s reality streaming service, is launching on Roku.
The Altice group is on the brink of launching a new DTH platform for France, using the Eutelsat 5 West A satellite.
Katharina Behrends, Managing Director of NBC Universal Global Networks Deutschland, will also head NBC Universal’s channels in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) and the Benelux countries from January 2018.
One of first OTT casualties: NBC Universal is to shut down its OTT streaming video service Seeso later this year.
WATCH VIDEO. The Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA from NBC Universal will launch in the US on Saturday, July 15 in more than 35 million homes.
Turner, AMC Networks International and NBC Universal have become the latest broadcasters to become joint members of Cable Europe and CTAM Europe.