ProSiebenSat.1 completes ATV deal

Germany’s ProSiebenSat.1 has closed a deal for Tele München Group-owned Austrian broadcaster ATV. Following competition, cartel and media authority approvals in Austria, the deal bringing together Austrian terrestrial broadcasters ATV and Puls 4 closed yesterday. ProSiebenSat.1 Puls 4, the unit that did the deal for ProSiebenSat.1 Media, has immediately moved to make Thomas Gruber (pictured) managing […]

ProSiebenSat.1 acquires Austria’s ATV

ProSiebenSat.1 has agreed to buy Austrian TV station, ATV, from its parent company Tele München Fernsen. ProSieben said that the takeover will strengthen the footing of its Austrian subsidiary ProSiebenSat.1 PULS 4 and that contracts were signed this week. It added that ATV and PULS 4 would “reciprocally benefit” from the deal and the planned integration […]

Netflix goes fully local in Turkey

Netflix has unveiled a “more localised” version of its service in Turkey, with domestic content and its first deal with a telecoms partner in the country in place. Netflix said its new “truly Turkish service” uses local language in its user interface, Turkish currency for payments and adds dozens of Turkish TV shows and movies […]

Samsung Turkey launches second screen app

Samsung Turkey has launched a multiscreen TV app for mobile devices in partnership with technology providers Civolution and Tagvance. The app, for the Galaxy S5 handset, has been produced for the finale of popular TV series Kara Para Aşk. The app was developed by Tagvance and integrates Civolution’s SyncNow audio watermarking-based automatic content recognition technology, […]