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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 […]

OTE sells Telekom Albania

Deutsche Telekom-backed Greek telco OTE has struck a deal to sell its entire stake in Telekom Albania to Bulgarian telco Vivacom’s major shareholder and an Albanian-Bulgarian investor partner. OTE will sell its Telekom Albania stake to Albania Telecom Invest AD €50 million. The Bulgarian investment vehicle is controlled by viva com controlling shareholder Spas  Roussey […]

Deutsche Telekom deepens involvement in eSports

Deutsche Telekom is upping its involvement in eSports by organising a FIFA19 football tournament. Telekom is organising two qualification rounds, each featuring 128 online players competing on Sony PlayStation 4 game consoles. The final will take place as part of the Telekom Cup on January 13 at the Düsseldorf Merkur Spiel-Arena, which will feature teams […]

Tele2 and T-Mobile complete Dutch merger

Nordic cable and telecom operator Tele2 and Deutsche Telekom have completed the merger of their Dutch operations. The combination of the pair’s Dutch assets will see Tele2 Netherlands absorbed by T-Mobile. The completion of the deal follows European Commission regulatory approval at the end of November following an in-depth analysis that earlier had raised concerns […]

Change at the top for T-Hrvatski Telekom

Davor Tomašković, CEO of T-Hrvatski Telekom, is to leave the Deutsche Telekom-owned Croatian telco on April 1 and will be replaced by Konstantinos Nempisa. Tomašković, who has served as CEO of the company since 2014, is to leave T-Hrvatski Telekom and will continue his career outside the Deutsche Telekom group. Nempis comes to T-HT from OTE […]

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