Advanced Television


RTL AdAlliance: TV Key Facts 2023

RTL AdAlliance, the international video sales house of RTL Group, has released its TV Key Facts 2023. This year’s annual report marks its 30-year milestone. Stéphane Coruble, CEO RTL AdAlliance, says: “Three decades after its inception, the TV Key Facts report stand as a guiding light in the dynamic landscape of the TV industry. The […]

December 5, 2023

RTL AdAlliance incorporates European businesses

The international Total Video sales house of RTL Group has announced the consolidation of three previously independently operating companies to form the joint company RTL AdAlliance in 2022. As of today, the company has formally incorporated all its local European businesses into one single entity per market and launches a straight-forward business approach which it […]

November 20, 2023

Schmitter named CEO of RTL Deutschland

RTL Deutschland has announced that Stephan Schmitter will become CEO of the German media company effective January 1st 2024. In addition to his current role of Chief Content Officer, Schmitter will take charge of streaming service RTL+ and the reorganised publishing business Gruner + Jahr in his new role. As of January 1t 2024, the […]

November 15, 2023

Qvest provides upgrade for the vehicle fleet of, a provider of TV production services, now benefits from two modernised OB vans for live productions as a result of its collaboration with Qvest. The vehicles, based on the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter, have been equipped with new hardware and feature a customised room concept with six workstations. The high-performance SNG units are used by […]

November 9, 2023

smartclip, IP Österreich expand partnership

smartclip, RTL Group’s adtech development unit and provider of adtech solutions across Europe, and IP Österreich, a provider of cross-media advertising solutions in Austria, are expanding their partnership to jointly advance digital cross-platform advertising for the Austrian market. Advertising sales house IP Österreich has recently migrated to smartclip’s full adtech stack to empower its total […]

October 17, 2023

Germany: Fremantle, RTL expand Jamie Oliver offering

Fremantle has announced an output deal for Jamie Oliver programming and lifestyle content with RTL Deutschland. The multi-year agreement will see RTL Deutschland become the exclusive home of Jamie Oliver’s entire portfolio of shows in Germany, having secured exclusive rights for pay-TV, Free TV, and streaming via AVoD and SVoD. The new deal will allow […]

September 19, 2023

Bedrock migrates RTLplay

Bedrock, the European streaming technology company, has announced the migration of RTLplay to its new streaming platform. Bedrock has been the trusted partner of RTLplay since 2017, providing a scalable platform for their growing audience. From VoD to premium live and sports events, Bedrock has enabled RTLplay to engage viewers with a range of content. […]

September 11, 2023

smartclip unveils new brand identity

smartclip, RTL Group’s adtech development unit and a provider of adtech solutions, has unveiled a new brand identity and website. smartclip says the new look “reflects smartclip’s evolution into a company purely focused on developing advertising technology and emphasises its partner-driven approach to providing cutting-edge, privacy-first adtech solutions to European media owners”. Over the past […]

September 5, 2023

RTL H1 revenue down 5.1%

RTL Group has reported H1 revenue was down 5.1 per cent to €3.1 billion mainly due to significantly lower TV advertising revenue. Group revenue was down 4.3 per cent organically. RTL Group’s TV advertising revenue decreased 12.5 per cent to €1.18 billion, in particular in Germany. Compared to the first half of 2019 (pre-Covid), RTL Group’s TV […]

August 8, 2023

Love TV Channels partners with RTL AdAlliance

Love TV Channels has selected RTL AdAlliance to sell the advertising rights for its recently launched FAST offer. RTL AdAlliance will be including the channels Love Wine, Trailers and Love The Planet in its growing Connected TV portfolio. Advertisers will be able to book TV spots within a linear ad break integrated into the audience-specific […]

May 22, 2023