Celebrating its 10th birthday, German pay-TV broadcaster Sky Deutschland will offer a ‘best of Sky’ pop-up channel for 10 days in July 2019.
After 10 years at Sky Deutschland, Wolfram Winter will leave the German pay-TV broadcaster.
Georg Kofler, former CEO of German TV broadcasters ProSieben and Premiere (now Sky Deutschland), wants to set up a multi-channel marketing platform for YouTube stars together with Berlin-based TV production company Def Media.
Sky Deutschland has returned to the profit zone: In Q1 2014/15 (September 30, 2014), the German pay-TV broadcaster reached a net result of €12 million.
German authorities searched homes and offices last Wednesday near Munich, in other states and in Luxembourg, as part of the ongoing investigation into the false subscriber numbers of the former pay-TV platform Premiere, now trading as Sky Deutschland.
Bafin, the German financial regulator, has condemned Premiere AG (now Sky Deutschland) for reporting false subscriber figures in the years 2007 and 2008.
Sky Deutschland has been awarded €2 million in damages after a case was brought against Belgian smart card pirates that exported unlicensed smart cards to Germany and Austria.