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Deutsche Telekom and Telefónica look to 5G with network partnership

Deutsche Telekom and Telefónica Deutschland have partnered to speed up the expansion of their mobile communications networks, as they look to upgrade to 5G in the coming years. The deal significantly expands a current agreement between the two firms and will see them consolidate their infrastructure in Germany as mobile traffic and data demands continue […]

Telekom ‘surprised’ by EC objections to Tele2 merger

Deutsche Telekom has expressed surprise after the European Commission addressed a statement of objections to its proposed Dutch merger with Tele2 as part of its ongoing in-depth investigation into the deal. In its preliminary analysis the Commission raised competition concerns about the effect of the merger on the mobile retail market, notably in the residential […]

Deutsche Telekom taps Zenterio for 4K UHD hybrid box launch

Deutsche Telekom has tapped technology provider Zenterio to provide software for its just-launched Entertain TV Sat high-end 4K hybrid set-top. The IPTV, OTT and satellite set-top includes new client and cloud-based features and services including OTT services such as YouTube and Netflix. Telekom is using Zenterio’s platform to support its strategy of harmonising client software […]

Deutsche Telekom to offer EntertainTV via OTT

Deutsche Telekom is due to launch its EntertainTV service for customers that use another internet provider for the first time this autumn. The operator is launching EntertainTV as an over-the-top package for iOS and Android, with full details of the offer to be released in October. Deutsche Telekom said that EntertainTV OTT users will be […]

Telekom to focus on monetising TV in CEE as subscriber growth flattens

Deutsche Telekom will focus on making more money from existing TV subscribers in its markets outside Germany rather than acquiring more customers in “increasingly penetrated” markets, according to chief financial officer Thomas Dannenfeldt. Speaking to analysts after Telekom posted its quarterly results at the end of last week Dannenfeldt said that some of the markets […]

Deutsche Telekom posts modest TV gains

Deutsche Telekom has recorded a modest increase in its TV base for the quarter to June, with mixed results in its central and eastern European operations, amidst a solid overall performance boosted by its US business. Deutsche Telekom saw its German TV base increase by 1.5% quarter-on-quarter to 3.24 million at the end of June, […]

Deutsche Telekom enters eSports arena

Deutsche Telekom has struck a partnership agreement with international eSports outfit SK Gaming that will see it join the growing ranks of telecom and media groups entering the eSports arena. In addition to supporting SK Gaming’s activities with telecom services and technology, Telekom will sponsor a new team that SK Gaming has founded to compete […]

Vodafone and Deutsche Telekom spar on merger at ANGA COM

Senior executives from Vodafone Deutschland and Deutsche Telekom clashed over whether the acquisition of Liberty Global-owned Unitymedia by Vodafone would have an anti-competitive impact in Germany at ANGA COM yesterday afternoon. Taking part in an industry panel at the event, Dirk Woessner (right), management board member for Germany at Deutsche Telekom, said that his company […]

Deutsche Telekom mulling OTT option for series

Deutsche Telekom is considering launching an OTT TV offering that will include drama series as the telco ramps up its original content investment, according to Wolfgang Elsasser, Telekom Deutschland’s head of TV business. Speaking at ANGA COM, Elsasser said that Telekom is thinking about OTT TV and pointed out that non-Telekom subscribers can already sign […]

T-Hrvatski Telekom secures volleyball rights

Deutsche Telekom-owned Croatian service provider T-Hrvatski Telekom has secured exclusive rights to national volleyball after striking an exclusive three-year deal with the Croatian Volleyball Association. The operator will air coverage of matches in HD on its Arenasport channels as part of its MAXtv offering on both IPTV and satellite as well as via its streaming […]

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