Turkey’s largest media company Dogan Group has made its video-on-demand (VOD) service BluTV available outside Turkey, targeting the around 4 million Turks or people of Turkish origin in Germany and Europe.
ProSiebenSat.1 can continue to show movies and series from 20th Century Fox on its free-to-air and pay-TV channels and on video-on-demand service maxdome.
Netflix has won around 5 million customers two and a half years after its launch in Germany.
German broadcast group Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland has acquired the video-on-demand (VOD) rights of six series from US media company Viacom for its video portal Clipfish.
Series are the most used content on paid-for video-on-demand (VOD) services in Germany.
German broadcast group Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland has extended its contract with NBC Universal International Distribution, thereby securing the free-to-air TV rights for future movies and TV series as well as library titles.
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.
German commercial channel ProSieben Maxx will air around 200 hours of factual programmes from Fox International Channels on free-to-air TV from 2016.
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.