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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, […]

T-Mobile and UPC Austria become Magenta Telekom

T-Mobile Austria has merged its operations with cable subsidiary UPC Austria to create an integrated service provider to be known as Magenta Telekom after Deutsche Telekom Group’s flagship product brand. The Deutsche Telekom subsidiary will market its services under the Magenta retail brand, while retaining the T logo as its corporate brand. The company plans […]

Deutsche Telekom adds raft of ZDF content to on-demand service

Deutsche Telekom has added a raft of new content to its Megathek on-demand library from the catalogue of public broadcaster ZDF. Deutsche Telekom’s Magenta TV viewers can now watch about 350 additional German-language episodes and series from ZDF. Over 8,500 content items from ARD Plus, ZDF Select, ARD Plus Kids and ZDFtivi Select are now […]

Deutsche Telekom taps MediaKind for Hungarian launch of cloud TV platform

Deutsche Telekom has extended its partnership with technology outfit MediaKind to deploy, support and operate a new multi-tenant next generation cloud TV platform. The first Deutsche Telekom subsidiary to operate this new platform will be Magyar Telekom in Hungary, which plans to migrate most of its subscribers on to it by the end of 2020. […]

Deutsche Telekom TV chief moves to Cinetrade role

Swisscom-affiliated films rights and content company Cinetrade has named Deutsche Telekom’s TV and entertainment chief Wolfgang Elsaßer as its new CEO. Elsaßer will replace Wilfried Heinzelmann, who has decided to step down from operational management as of July. Elsaßer, who previously held senior roles at Grundig, Sky Deutschland predecessor Premiere World and SES Astra, took […]

Deutsche Telekom teams up with EWE for fibre JV

Deutsche Telekom has struck a partnership agreement with energy utility and telecommunications provider EWE to create a joint venture to roll out fibre networks in Lower Saxony, North-Rhine Westphalia and Bremen. The new venture, Glasfaser NordWest, aims to provide fibre connectivity to up to 1.5 million homes and businesses across the three German federal states. […]

Deutsche Telekom sees strong TV growth in Germany

Deutsche Telekom saw solid growth in its TV base in Germany in the year to December, but a mixed performance in its central and eastern European markets. Deutsche Telekom had 3.353 million TV customers in Germany at the end of the year, up 6.8% year-on-year. TV revenues in Germany amounted to €1.483 billion, up 5.9%. […]

Beta Film and Deutsche Telekom team up to strengthen Magenta TV

Beta Film and Deustche Telekom are launching a strategic partnership to boost European series on Telekom’s Magenta TV. The long-term agreement will allow the platform to draw from Beta’s catalogue of high-end European programming. Italian series Il Cacciatore – The Hunter, Eastern Europe’s Wasteland (pictured) and Spain’s Cocaine Coast will be the first European titles to appear on the channel. […]

T-Mobile Austria adds new eSports channel to offering

T-Mobile Austria is the latest operator to announce that it is to carry new German eSports channel eSports1 on its UPC cable network. The channel will be aired as part of UPC’s TV Top TV package. ESports1 is the first German-language eSports service and carries coverage of  League of Legends, Dota 2, Counter Strike, Overwatch […]

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