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Austria’s ORS TV services powered by Skyworth and 3SS

3 Screen Solutions (3SS), a provider of software solutions for set-top boxes (STB) and multiscreen entertainment, and Skyworth Digital, a manufacturer of connected home products and solutions, have announced that Austria’s national broadcast network operator ORS has launched next-generation digital satellite and terrestrial STBs for simpliTV services. Two new 4K Hybrid STBs from Skyworth are now live, named simpliONE […]

May 4, 2022

A+E Networks hires Gühne

A+E Networks Global Content Sales has appointed Dr. Kerstin Gühne, PhD as Vice President of Global Content Sales, EMEA. In her new role based in London, Gühne will oversee distribution of A+E’s expansive library of premium content across all platforms including linear, AVoD, and SVoD throughout German-speaking Europe and Turkey. “Kerstin is a highly accomplished […]

April 7, 2022

DAZN appoints Mascia as DACH CEO

DAZN Group, the sports entertainment company, has announced that Alice Mascia has been appointed to lead its operations in DACH. She will take up the role on May 1st. Mascia’s appointment follows the acquisition of Bundesliga and UEFA Champions League rights in the DACH region, along with other major football rights like Italy’s Serie A […]

April 6, 2022

Vienna Film Incentive to drive Vienna as film location

The City of Vienna has announced a €2 million fund for international filmmakers in a bid to attract film productions and television series to film in the destination, especially with the rise of streaming platforms. The initiative is designed to benefit both the tourism and local economies. A study by TCI, a Brussels-based international online […]

April 5, 2022

Pixellot partners with Morawa Digital

Pixellot, a provider of AI-Automated sports video and analytics solutions, has partnered with Morawa Digital, the Media subsidiary of Austria’s venerable Morawa publishing empire to bring quality sports content of the many teams and leagues that have not had coverage up until now. During the 2022 season, Morawa Digital will begin installing Pixellot systems with […]

February 10, 2022

Mediapro acquires World Padel Tour rights

Mediapro has acquired the international audiovisual broadcasting rights to World Padel Tour. The agreement gives the audiovisual rights for World Padel Tour to Mediapro for the upcoming seasons. World Padel Tour has chosen Mediapro to help with the roll-out of international expansion of the competition. With this coming together, World Padel Tour said it has […]

February 1, 2022

Peacock rolls out in Germany, Austria

Sky and NBCUniversal have announced the launch of Peacock in Austria and Germany. Available immediately, Sky Q and Sky X customers in Austria will be able to access the Peacock streaming offer, which includes a catalogue of Peacock Originals and classic series from NBCUniversal. “Following great debuts in the UK and Ireland late last year, […]

January 25, 2022

SPORT1 scores FIFA Club World Cup rights

SPORT1, the German sports platform, has acquired the rights for the FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2021 from the agency Dentsu exclusively in Germany and non-exclusively in Austria and Switzerland. The two semi-finals and the final, the decisive phase of the tournament, which takes place from February 3rd to 12th in the UAE, will be […]

January 25, 2022

NHL, Interwetten agree multiyear partnership

The National Hockey League (NHL) has welcomed Interwetten as an Official Partner of the NHL in Austria and Germany. Founded in Vienna, the online sports betting pioneer will leverage its NHL partnership to increase brand awareness, establish individualised entertainment experiences and provide secure betting products for fans. “As a reliable sports betting provider, we focus […]

January 25, 2022

Germany: SPORT1 lands MLB rights

SPORT1 has acquired the rights to Major League Baseball (MLB) in Germany, Austria and Switzerland for the next five seasons – from 2022 up to and including 2026 – with exclusive rights for linear broadcasting on pay-TV and free-TV in Germany. On pay-TV on SPORT1+ and on the multisports streaming platform SPORT1 Extra, which was […]

November 11, 2021