Vodafone Deutschland has revised its so called coins per subscriber (CPS) model for the distribution of encrypted HD channels on its cable network (formerly Kabel Deutschland) to comply with the principle of equal chances in the broadcast law.
Vodafone Deutschland will increase the maximum data rate of its internet access for cable customers from 200 to 400Mbps; the upload data rate will be 25Mbps.
Marcello Maggioni, currently managing director of consumer business at Vodafone Deutschland, will return to Sky Deutschland where he will occupy the newly created position of chief commercial officer (CCO).
Vodafone Deutschland has taken selected programmes from Eurosport 2 onboard the video-on-demand (VOD) platform of its cable network (formerly Kabel Deutschland).
Vodafone Deutschland has added catch-up content from free-to-air channels DMAX and TLC to the video-on-demand platform on its German cable network.
Documentary channel Discovery Channel HD has become available on the cable network of Vodafone Deutschland (formerly Kabel Deutschland).
Dr Hannes Ametsreiter has been designated to become the new CEO of Vodafone Deutschland from October 1, 2015.
Jens Schulte-Bockum has informed the supervisory board of Vodafone Deutschland of his intention to resign from his position as CEO within the current fiscal year.
Germany’s largest cable operator Kabel Deutschland has increased its turnover in the three months until June 30, 2014 by 5.8% compared with last year’s quarter and added 83,000 new customers.
Jens Schulte-Bockum will continue to head Vodafone Deutschland until March 31, 2018 as the telco’s supervisory board has extended the CEO’s contract by three years at its latest assembly in Düsseldorf.