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Sky Deutschland strikes deal with DAZN for sports bars

Sky Deutschland has struck a deal with sports streaming network DAZN to provide its service in sports bars services by Sky. The Sky Sportsbars service will be able to broadcast live sports content from DAZN in Germany and Austria, supplementing Sky’s existing offer for bards and restaurants, which includes Bundesliga and UEFA Champions League football […]

Sky Germany makes key entertainment appointments

Sky in Germany has made two key appointments to boost its entertainment offering. The pay TV operator has named Christian Asanger as vice-president, entertainment channels. Asanger, who will report to film and entertainment chief Marcus Ammon, was previously creative director at Sony Pictures Television and has also worked for Warner Bros and ProSiebenSat.1, where he […]

A&E launches in Germany

A+E Networks’ A&E channel has launched in German-speaking territories in Europe. The channel replaces The Biography Channel, taking over the latter’s frequency on distribution platforms. A&E is launching in both standard and high-definition formats, with the HD version available on the Kabelkiosk platform and Deutsche Telekom’s Entertain platform. The channel is available on Sky Deutschland […]

Sky Deutschland claims €2 billion benefit to German economy

Sky Deutchland’s corporate activities created additional revenues for the German economy that amounted to “at least €2 billion” in 2012, according to a new report.  The study from the media consulting company HMR International said that Sky, either directly or indirectly, employed around 24,000 people in Germany, generating net income of approximately €350 million and […]