The sales of TV sets amounted to €45 billion in the first half of 2018 in the global market, around 1% more than in the same period last year, spurred by this year’s FIFA World Cup, according to German market research institute GfK.
Thomas Menneking will become senior vice president sales at German pay-TV broadcaster Sky Deutschland on December 1, 2016.
The number of TV sets sold in Western Europe has increased by 3.2% to more than 34 million sets in 2014 (2013: 33 million sets).
Ulf Heggenberger will assume executive responsibility for sales and marketing at German technical services provider Media Broadcast on October 1, 2014.
German media company Senator Entertainment and French rights dealer Wild Bunch have agreed to merge, creating a leading European movie production and sales company.