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ANGA COM: “Successful return” with 18,000 participants

ANGA COM this week celebrated a successful restart after a two-year break. Event organisers said that exhibitors and visitors were enthusiastic about the quality of the exhibition, the conference programme, the open air plaza and the numerous evening events. The show reported more than 18,000 participants over the three days from May 10th to 12th, […]

May 13, 2022

ProSiebenSat.1 confirms 2022 outlook

ProSiebenSat.1 has reported that results in Q1 2022 in line with the Group’s expectations, noting that its “synergistic business model demonstrates resilience despite the Russia-Ukraine war, ongoing pandemic, and strains on consumer sentiment.” The German broadcasting group saw revenues grow by 2 per cent to €954 million, with a significant growth in advertising revenue being […]

May 12, 2022

ANGA: Comfort from cable

At times, during the lockdowns, you began to wonder if you were actually missing getting up before dawn to drive to an airport to fly to a European city in order to walk around a show floor or sit in a conference. And then you get to do it again, and the answer is: “not […]

May 10, 2022

Germany: waipu.tv on Roku

Roku and waipu.tv have announced a partnership that will see the entertainment service launch across all Roku devices in Germany. Markus Härtenstein, CEO of Exaring AG, operator of waipu.tv, commented: “Roku is the number 1 TV streaming platform in the USA, Canada and Mexico and has also been available in Germany since the end of […]

May 10, 2022

Rogge named Vodafone Germany CEO

Philippe Rogge has been appointed CEO of Vodafone Germany and a member of the Group Executive Committee effective July 1st. Current CEO Hannes Ametsreiter will step down, effective June 30th, to pursue new career opportunities. Rogge joins Vodafone after more than a decade with Microsoft including his most recent role for the last five years […]

April 20, 2022

Dotscreen, Media Broadcast renew partnership

Dotscreen, the multiscreen video applications & UI specialist, has announced the renewal of its multi-year contract with Media Broadcast for the evolution, support, and maintenance of the Freenet HbbTV portal in Germany. Dotscreen was the original designer and developer of the HbbTV front-end and associated backend of the Freenet TV portal in 2016. Since then, […]

April 12, 2022

ANGA COM 2022: Conference Programme, Exhibitor List

ANGA COM has released an interactive floor plan, the complete conference programme and an extended exhibitor list for 2022. The exhibitor list offers search and filter functions as well as extended information about the exhibitors and their location in the two exhibition halls. This enables an optimal preparation of the show visit. The exhibition space […]

April 8, 2022

BBC, ITV reveal World Cup 2022 schedule

The BBC and ITV have revealed their coverage plans for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar this winter. The BBC will show England’s opening match against Iran on November 21st, as well as the possible Home Nations group match against the final European qualifier, which will be one of Wales, Scotland or Ukraine. ITV will […]

April 7, 2022By Nik Roseveare

SevenVentures invests in Grover

SevenVentures, the investment arm of ProSiebenSat.1 and part of the Group’s Commerce & Ventures segment, has acquired shares in Grover, the consumer-tech subscription platform, via a media-for-equity investment. As part of the Series C financing round of the successful Berlin-based start-up, which thus reaches a valuation in the billions, SevenVentures invests and further expands its […]

April 7, 2022

MENA: Over 64m watch World Cup draw on beIN

beIN Media Group and its flagship sports channel beIN Sports, has unveiled international slogan for the upcoming FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 tournament: One World One Home. The slogan reveal marked the occasion of the World Cup Final Draw event, which took place in the host country’s capital, Doha, on April 1st. Over 64 million […]

April 7, 2022