RTL Group’s adtech development unit smartclip has launched the programmatic linear TV ad break replacement, the technical implementation of programmatic buying for TV spots within the linear TV ad break.
RTL’s smartclip hires Frank Plähn
Frank Plähn has been appointed VP of audience products at RTL Group’s adtech development unit smartclip.
Stephan Schmitter joins RTL Deutschland management board
Stephan Schmitter, currently Chief Journalistic Content Officer at RTL Deutschland, has been appointed to the management board of the German media company with immediate effect.
Fremantle expands docu business
RTL Group’s global content production business Fremantle has acquired a 51% stake in Wildstar Films, a production company focused on natural history documentaries.
Ex RTL head Bert Habets new ProSiebenSat.1 CEO
Bert Habets, former CEO of RTL Group, will become the new head of ProSiebenSat.1 Media as of November 1, 2022.
CME acquires RTL Croatia
CME Media Enterprises (CME) has closed the acquisition of RTL Croatia.
RTL Belgium transaction closed
RTL Group has completed the sale of RTL Belgium to the Belgian media companies DPG Media and Grouppe Rossel.
RTL Group creates international ad sales house
RTL Group has decided to combine its fully owned businesses RTL AdConnect, G+J iMS and the media division of Smartclip to create an international ad sales house.
PPF Group to buy RTL Croatia
RTL Group has agreed to sell 100% of its Croatian operation to PPF Group’s subsidiary CME for €50 million.
Strong growth of RTL streaming services
RTL Group had 3.402 million paying subscribers for its streaming services RTL+ (formerly TV Now) in Germany and Videoland in the Netherlands as of the end of the third quarter.