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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 […]

Orange to sell BT stake

Orange Group is set to sell off its £495 million (€555 million) stake in BT. Deutsche Telekom and France Télécom (now Orange) initially launched EE as a 50:50 venture in 2010, with the company being acquired by BT in 2016.  Orange held a 4% stake in BT after the sale of EE in 2014, which […]

Deutsche Telekom taps Accedo for Amazon Fire TV

Deutsche Telekom has tapped video technology outfit Accedo to deliver its Magenta TV service on Amazon Fire TV. Magenta TV offers live and VOD video, giving subscribers access to up to 75 channels, 45 of which are in High Definition. Users can also fine tune their preferences and settings in-app to get a personalized experience. […]

Magenta TV sees success in Deutsche Telekom in Q1 earnings

Magenta TV, the OTT service offering from Deutsche Telekom, has “gained ground” in the competitive German market since its launch in October 2018, the company’s Q1 earnings report has revealed. On May 9, Deutsche Telekom announced its quarterly earnings, with growth in the OTT market proving a particular point of success. According to the report, […]

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