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Deutsche Telekom taps MediaKind for ‘world first’ 360° sports streaming

MediaKind, the media technology outfit formerly known as Ericsson Media Solutions, has unveiled what it says is the world’s first streaming of a multi-channel 6K 360° live sports event in collaboration with Deutsche Telekom, Tiledmedia, and Magnum Film. The live streaming showed a basketball match between Telekom Baskets Bonn and EWE Baskets Oldenburg from the […]

Confirmed: EU approves Deutsche Telekom-Tele2 deal in the Netherlands

The European Commission has unconditionally approved Deutsche Telekom’s acquisition of Tele2 in the Netherlands, concluding that the merger raises no competition concerns. The deal will see the Netherlands’ third largest mobile operator, T-Mobile Netherlands, merge with fourth-place provider Tele2, creating a company that will remain the third-largest player on the Dutch market after KPN and […]

Report: Deutsche Telekom-Tele2 deal to get EU approval

The EU is set to green-light Deutsche Telekom’s acquisition of Tele2 in the Netherlands, according to a Reuters report. Citing sources familiar with the matter, Reuters said the deal is due to get unconditional anti-trust approval, following a European Commission investigation into the deal. In its preliminary analysis the EC raised competition concerns about the […]

RTL puts full range of 4K UHD content on Magenta TV

Subscribers to Deutsche Telekom’s Magenta TV service now have a access to the full range of 4K UHD TV programmes offered by commercial broadcaster RTL. The launch of RTL UHD on Magenta TV will bring additional sports, series and movies in the format to Telekom’s subscribers, kicking off with the run-up to and broadcast of […]

Slovak Telekom and T-Mobile Czech Republic tap MediaKind for TV technology

Deutsche Telekom-owned Slovak Telekom and T-Mobile Czech Republic have chosen MediaKind, the former Ericsson Media Solutions, to provide technology for IPTV services across the two countries. The agreement with Slovak Telekom involves an upgrading of the latter’s existing Magio IPTV service, while T-Mobile Czech Republic is using MediaKind to power its new IPTV service in […]

Deutsche Telekom TV numbers up as convergence fuels growth

Deutsche Telekom said that converged fixed-network and mobile products continued to fuel its customer growth in the third quarter, with TV numbers up across most markets. Deutsche Telekom boosted its TV base in Germany by 6.5% to reach 3.291 million. Quarterly TV revenues were up 5.7% to €373 million. The company said that converged products […]

Deutsche Telekom revamps TV service and launches OTT option

Deutsche Telekom has changed the name of its TV service from Entertain TV to Magenta TV with a new user interface. The telco has also expanded its offering to include thousands of hours of additional on-demand content from public broadcasters ARD and ZDF, introduced a new ‘Megathek’ on-demand service and announced that the service will […]

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 […]

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