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RTL sees massive growth for online and on-demand

Pan-European broadcast group RTL has said that its European online and on-demand platforms collectively were up 25% year-on-year and topped 2.4 billion views of professionally produced content in 2012. Mobile views grew 58% to 118 million in Germany and 119% to 70.5 million in France. RTL said that its FremantleMedia unit is the highest rated […]

RTL and Al Jazeera interested in Mediast’s pay channels

International broadcasters RTL Group and Al Jazeera have reportedly expressed an interest in acquiring Mediaset’s pay TV channels. The news, first reported by Italian newspaper Il Sole 24 Ore, comes after Pier Silvio Berlusconi, vice chairman of the Italian media company, said that a number of foreign investors had approached Mediaset, potentially interested in acquiring […]

RTL names communications head

RTL Group has appointed Oliver Fahlbusch as head of corporate communications. Fahlbusch is currently senior vice-president corporate communications and marketing at RTL and will take his new position on July 1. He will be in charge of RTL’s internal and external communications activities, reporting to Anke Schäferkordt and Guillaume de Posch, co-CEOs of RTL Group. […]

FremantleMedia France creates DTT unit

RTL Group-owned production company FremantleMedia’s French subsidiary is creating a subsidiary dedicated to digital-terrestrial channels, according to local reports. The new unit, 123 Production, will focus on supplying content to digital channels, soon to grow in number to 25 national services following the launch of six new channels at the end of this year. The […]

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