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.
Silverline TV, the German pay-TV channel for horror, action and Asian movie fans, has acquired films and series packages from rights dealers Splendid Film and Koch Media.
Vivendi’s German subscription video-on-demand service Watchever has secured a series package from rights dealer Studiocanal.
Video streaming has established itself in Germany with more than three quarters of all internet users (76%) consuming streaming video.
Switzerland’s largest cable operator UPC Cablecom has secured a movie and series package from Hollywood studio Sony Pictures Entertainment for its video-on-demand (VOD) service MyPrime.
Video-on-demand (VOD) provider Watch4 has launched a subscription-VOD service in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
German mobile TV app dailyme TV has expanded its rights deal with BBC Worldwide.
Video-on-demand (VOD) provider Wuaki.tv has acquired several European TV series from UK-based rights dealer BBC Worldwide.