Sky Deutschland has rolled out the Brightcove platform across its Sky.de Web properties to support the organisation’s growing online video initiative. It will offer sporting event and entertainment-focused content to an audience of online viewers and subscribers in and around Germany.
The investment in Sky Deutschland runs into the millions, yet James Murdoch believes in the success of the Germany pay-TV operator.
Sky Deutschland is talking to all major German cable operators to expand the distribution of its seven HD channels. And according to local reports, the pay-TV operator is also willing to start talks again with Deutsche Telekom’s IPTV service T-Entertain.
Germany’s largest cable operator Kabel Deutschland KDG ended Q2 with 9.1 million connected homes, of which 842,000 took a digital pay-TV service.
The paperwork complete and Premiere AG, a brand name present in the German market since February 28, 1991, has been officially consigned to history.
Markus Tellenbach has been appointed the president and CEO of the TVN Group Management Board, a new body established by the Polish commercial broadcaster TVN.