German network operators Deutsche Telekom, Tele Columbus and NetCologne are taking legal action against the European Commission’s decision to approve the controversial takeover of Liberty Global’s German cable company Unitymedia by Vodafone.
The channels of German public radio broadcaster Deutschlandradio will return to the former cable network of Unitymedia in early 2020.
Christian Hindennach will become the new chief commercial officer of German pay-TV broadcaster Sky Deutschland on January 1, 2020.
German cable operator association FRK intends to take legal action against the European Commission’s decision to approve the acquisition of Liberty Global’s German cable subsidiary Unitymedia by Vodafone.
Following the approval of the merger by the European Commission, Vodafone has commenced integrating its networks and products with Unitymedia in the German cable market.
German pay-TV broadcaster Sky Deutschland continues the HD offensive launched in November 2018 in the DTH satellite market and commences SD switch-off on the two largest cable networks.
Liberty Global has completed the sale of its operations in Germany, Hungary, Romania and the Czech Republic to Vodafone.
Deutsche Telekom and several industry associations are considering taking legal action against the European Commission’s decision to approve Vodafone’s acquisition of German cable operator Unitymedia.
The European Commission has approved the acquisition of Liberty Global’s cable business in Germany, the Czech Republic, Hungary and Romania by Vodafone.
German cable operator Unitymedia is now offering the restart TV function on 45 further free-to-air TV channels.