United Internet

Tele Columbus shareholder moves to take control of board

Tele Columbus largest shareholder United Internet has called for a wholesale change in the struggling cable operator’s board after expressing its frustration with the company’s performance. United Internet, which holds a 29.7% stake in the German number three cable operator, said it had proposed candidates with “the necessary expertise and experience” to “meet the challenges” […]

RTL, ProSiebenSat.1 and United Internet launch netID Foundation

RTL Deutschland, ProSiebenSat.1, and United Internet have launched the European netID Foundation – a log-in alliance designed to help implement new European data protection laws. The foundation aims to provide an open, industry-standard, branded ‘netID’, which will enable websites in Europe to offer its users a secure login pursuant to data protection regulations. “Data protection […]

German broadcasters team up for unified log-in

German broadcasters ProSiebenSat.1 and RTL Deutschland Media Group have teamed up with internet service provider United Internet to create a single log-in across their properties. The trio has founded a ‘log-in alliance’ in collaboration with Web.de and GMX. The first company to make use of the standard log-in will be Berlin based e-commerce outfit Zalando. […]

United Internet ups stake in Tele Columbus

German internet service provider United Internet has struck an agreement to acquire a further 15.31% stake in cable operator Tele Columbus following its purchase of 9.8% of the company’s issued share capital, potentially making it the operator’s largest shareholder with a 25.11% stake. “Tele Columbus welcomes its new shareholder and looks forward to developing a […]