Deutsche Telekom


Deutsche Telekom to offer EntertainTV via OTT

Deutsche Telekom is due to launch its EntertainTV service for customers that use another internet provider for the first time this autumn. The operator is launching EntertainTV as an over-the-top package for iOS and Android, with full details of the offer to be released in October. Deutsche Telekom said that EntertainTV OTT users will be […]

EntertainTV gobbles up Fremantle’s Picnic in exclusive content push

EntertainTV, the Deutsche Telekom pay TV service, has taken exclusive rights to Australian drama Picnic at Hanging Rock. The deal comes months after Deutsche Telekom ordered its first original series, Germanized, a Franco-German coproduction that this week secured Amazon Prime Video as a coproducer. The platform has already added services such as Netflix and Ultra-HD […]

Amazon Prime brings in first French original

Amazon Prime Video is teaming up with Newen (through its Telfrance subsidiary), Bavaria Fiction and Deutsche Telekom for new comedy drama Germanized. In French, the title will be Deutsche-Les-Landes. It will be the first French original to appear on Amazon’s streaming service in France. Amazon will also be the exclusive distribution partner for the title […]

Netflix localises in Greece

Netflix has localised its service in Greece, providing local language support and enabling payment in euros in the country for the first time. The subscription video-on-demand provider said that over 70% of the content on the platform is now subtitled or dubbed in Greek. The SVOD service is available on a range of devices in […]

Netflix & Deutsche Telekom further partnership

Netflix and Deutsche Telekom have partnered up to give all of the latter’s customers access to the streaming service. Telekom customers in Germany, Poland and the Netherlands have already experienced the benefits of the partnership. From this October, EntertainTV customers in Germany have been able to access the Netflix content in 4K on the EntertainTV […]

Iflix & Deutsche Telekom join Atrium’s drama club

Atrium TV, the drama ‘commissioning club’ launched at MIPTV this year, has gained a range of members including Iflix and Deutsche Telekom. The club gives members the opportunity to learn about the first slate of six new high profile dramas. Members will be joining founder Viaplay for the first club meeting at MIPCOM on October […]

Deutsche Telekom orders first original

German pay TV provider Deutsche Telekom has commissioned its first original series, a French-coproduced comedy. The move into original production is a “logical step” for Deutsche Telekom following the launch of Ultra-HD services and its first exclusive acquisitions for its new Entertain TV streaming platform, its execs say. The show, Germanized, is a 10x30mins comedy […]

Netflix & Fox+ join Deutsche Telekom

Deutsche Telekom is adding Ultra HD support and direct access to Netflix to its EntertainTV offering, along with a raft of new and exclusive content from the likes of Fox. Deutsche Telekom will provide EntertainTV customers with direct access to Netflix following the launch of a new receiver this autumn. Additionally, the operator, which already […]

Deutsche Telekom has funds for scripted originals

Germany’s 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 arm, Telekom Deutschland. Speaking on the opening panel yesterday at the ANGA COM broadband-meets-content confab in Cologne, Germany, Van Damme (pictured) […]

Netflix doesn’t scare local CEE players

Netflix is unlikely to make significant headway in most markets in central and Eastern Europe without making significant and probably uneconomic investments in local content, according to industry sources. Despite the global SVOD player’s decision to localise its service in Poland, there is still a lot of scepticism about the viability of the service in […]

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