Carsten Schmidt

Deutsche Telekom promises investment in original content

Deutsche Telekom is planning to invest in original scripted content from next year and has set funds aside for the project, according to Niek Jan van Damme, managing director of the telco’s domestic German arm, Telekom Deutschland. Speaking on the opening panel at ANGA COM in Cologne, Van Damme said that Telekom took the view […]

Brian Sullivan to leave Sky in June

Brian Sullivan is to step down as CEO of Sky’s German arm on June 24 to return to the US.  Sky Deutschland’s supervisory board has named Carsten Schmidt, currently the pay TV operator’s chief officer for sports, advertising sales and the internet, as his successor. Schmidt will take on the new position of deputy CEO […]