Ronny Verhelst

Amazon will have ‘bigger impact’ than Netflix

Amazon is likely to have a bigger impact on the German market, and other markets in which it is present, than Netflix, according to a panel of TV and platform operator executives at the ANGA COM congress in Cologne. Taking part in the opening panel session at the show, Anke Schaferkordt, CEO, RTL Deutschland, said […]

Deutsche Telekom promises investment in original content

Deutsche Telekom is planning to invest in original scripted content from next year and has set funds aside for the project, according to Niek Jan van Damme, managing director of the telco’s domestic German arm, Telekom Deutschland. Speaking on the opening panel at ANGA COM in Cologne, Van Damme said that Telekom took the view […]

Tele Columbus sets IPO price range

German cable operator Tele Columbus has set an €8 to €12 per-share price range for its IPO and said it expects the total offering size to be €447 million if the offered shares are placed at the mid-point of the price range. Tele Columbus will offer up to 52.77 million shares, comprising of 37.5 million […]

Tele Columbus set to play consolidator role, says chief

German cable operator Tele Columbus says it aims to take a leading role in the further consolidation of German cable following its securing of long-term finance that it says will enable it to more intensively upgrade its infrastructure and post double-digit operating profit by 2017. The operator has secured a long-term extension of credit to […]