Deutsche Telekom

Deutsche Telekom takes TV Now in expanded deal with RTL

Deutsche Telekom and RTL Group’s German unit, Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland, have agreed an expanded distribution deal that will see the German telecom giant integrate the RTL streaming service TV Now Premium in its TV offer, Magenta TV. From today, the price plans Magenta TV Smart and Magenta TV Smart Flex will automatically include TV Now […]

Deutsche Telekom and Tele Columbus post Q3 TV numbers

Two German TV operators – telecom giant Deutsche Telekom and regional cable operator Tele Columbus – reported their third quarter numbers yesterday, with the former seeing TV numbers rise while the latter saw a continued decline in basic TV customers. Deutsche Telekom’s German domestic TV base increased by 6.9% to 3.787 million at the end […]

Magenta Telekom partners with Whip Media for VOD management

Deutsche Telekom’s Austrian business Magenta Telekom has announced a deal with Whip Media Group. The partnership sees Magenta Telekom implement Whip Media’s Content Value Management (CVM) platform to manage its VOD business. This, the company said, allows it to automate its VOD platform to more effectively capitalise on content contracts, control VOD royalties, streamline asset […]

Deutsche Telekom and Telefónica Deutschland sign 10-year fixed line deal including FTTH access

  Deutsche Telekom and Telefónica Deutschland/O2 have announced a 10-year extension to their fixed line network collaboration in Germany. The deal will see Deutsche Telekom continue to grant Telefónica access to its broadband network, including its fibre-optic network – the first time that Deutsche Telekom has allowed a competitor access to its fibre network. This […]

Merkel to back Deutsche Telekom Chinese campaign

German chancellor Angela Merkel will back Deutsche Telekom in its attempts to expand into China.  According to sources cited by WirtschaftsWoche, the German government “wants to help Telekom gain access to the mobile communications market in China.” This would not be an unprecedented move for Merkel, who previously provided a similar level of support for […]

Ex-Proximus CEO Leroy becomes Deutsche Telekom Europe chief

Former Proximus CEO Dominique Leroy is to join the board of Deutsche Telekom’s as head of the latter’s Europe segment – referring to countries within Europe outside Germany – from November 1. Leroy succeeds Srini Gopalan, who will assume responsibility for Deutsche Telekom’s Germany segment at the same time. Leroy was CEO of Belgium operator […]

DAZN launches on Magenta TV

DAZN has announced a partnership with Deutsche Telekom which will see the sports streamer available on MagentaTV in Germany. The DAZN app is now available on the MagentaTV stick, and on set-top boxes from generations 401, 601 and 201. A partnership between DAZN and Deutsche Telekom follows a similar deal announced last week between the […]

Deutsche Telekom launches cloud gaming, integration with TV service to follow

Deutsche Telekom has launched a cloud gaming platform, with a plan to integrate the service into its MagentaTV service soon. The new offering, MagentaGaming, will initially enable users to stream games direct from the cloud to Windows PC, Mac and Android devices such as smartphones and tablets, removing the need for dedicated hardware. Telekom has […]

Deutsche Telekom German TV best delivers growth

Deutsche Telekom saw its domestic German TV base grow and deliver a significant boost in revenue, helped by the popularity of the service during the COVID-19 lockdown and the addition of new exclusive content in its Megathek on-demand offering. Numbers elsewhere in Europe showed a mixed picture, however. Deutsche Telekom had 3.724 million TV customers […]

Strong results for Deutsche Telekom with ‘limited impact’ from coronavirus

Deutsche Telekom has boasted stable results with the coronavirus pandemic having a limited impact on the operator so far. The company noted that despite the global spread of the coronavirus, it has seen a 2.3% year-over-year revenue rise to €19.9 billion in the first quarter. Adjusted EBITDA AL rose by 10.2%, to reach €6.5 billion. […]

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