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Orange sets out strategic plan amid merger speculation

Orange has set out its strategic plan for the next five years, Engage 2025, with a focus on offering etail and wholesale customers enhanced connectivity, strengthening its leadership in more open and higher-valued infrastructures, making ake Orange MEA the reference digital operator in Africa & the Middle East and placing data and AI at the […]

Deutsche Telekom sees modest growth in pay TV while fibre proves a hit

Deutsche Telekom has reported an increase of 67,000 Magenta TV customers to tip it over 3.5 million pay TV subscribers in Germany. Elsewhere in Europe, TV subscriber numbers increased by 9,000 net adds. This is a far smaller growth than the 35,000 TV net adds for Q3 2018, though it does take into account the […]

Deutsche Telekom wants Bundesliga rights, La Liga eyes Amazon for UK

Deutsche Telekom wants to acquire live streaming rights for Germany’s Bundesliga. Speaking with local paper Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (FAZ), CEO Dirk Wössner said that the company is looking to enhance its Magenta TV and MagentaSport OTT sports offer following the acquisition of rights to Euro 2024.  Wössner said: “MagentaTV is synonymous for sports, where football […]

Oregan acquires Zenterio assets and customer base

UK TV technology company Oregan Networks has acquired the assets of Swedish TV tech outfit Zenterio, taking over its engineering and delivery teams located in Linköping, Sweden and Guadalajara, Mexico. The purchase, which took place on September 24, will boost Oregan’s ability to scale its multiscreen platform innovation and project delivery capabilities, as well as […]

Deutsche Telekom wins Euro 2024 rights

Deutsche Telekom has secured exclusive rights to the 2024 Uefa European Championship. As reported by Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (FAZ), the undisclosed deal between Uefa and the telco will be signed this week. The deal will cover broadcast rights for 51 matches in the country to be aired via Deutsche Telekom’s Magenta TV. This is a […]

Deutsche Telekom partners with ThinkAnalytics for personalised content discovery

Content discovery solutions provider ThinkAnalytics has announced a deal with Deutsche Telekom for personalised content discovery on its pay-TV and OTT services. The company claims that this will be “one of Europe’s largest rollouts of advanced search and content discovery platforms”.  AI and machine learning will allow Deutsche Telekom to gain insight into viewer behaviour […]

Deutsche Telekom lines up VR and AR over 5G for Bayern Munich

Deutsche Telekom and football club FC Bayern Munich have teamed up to deploy 5G mobile coverage around the Bayern Munich club grounds from spring 2020, enabling fans to use augmented and virtual reality apps on 5G-enabled devices.  Work on developing the applications is slated to start this year, with Deutsche Telekom setting up antennas around […]

“Reliable” Deutsche Telekom sees modest TV growth

Deutsche Telekom has reported a steady growth in its TV division. In Germany, Magenta TV saw an increase of 58,000 customers, contributing to a total of 3.48 million and an increase of 1.7%. However, this performance does not live up to Q4 2018 and Q1 2019, where 62,000 and 66,000 customers signed up to the […]

Magenta Telekom names ex-Liberty Global exec as CTIO

Deutsche Telekom’s Austrian subsidiary has named Volker Libovsky as chief technology and information officer. Libovsky will be responsible for IT, network operations and convergent network expansion at Magenta Telekom, the new name of the former T-Mobile Austria following its acquisition of cable operator UPC Austria from Liberty Global. Libovsky was previously chief information officer and […]

Operators remain bitter as Germany’s €6.6 billion 5G auction comes to an end

Deutsche Telekom has secured mobile frequencies worth €2.17 billion for its planned 5G rollout, bringing the auction of spectrum for 5G in the country to a close. Telekom acquired four blocks of frequency in the 2GHz band and nine blocks in the 3.6GHz band. The auction was bitterly contested by participants who complained about the […]

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