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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

RTL FY 2022: Strong revenue growth

Pan-European broadcaster RTL has reported full-year Group revenue up 8.8 per cent to a record level of €7.2 billion, up 1.6 per cent organically despite decreasing advertising markets in Germany and France. Paying subscribers for RTL Group’s streaming services in Germany, the Netherlands and Hungary up 44.3 per cent to 5.5 million. Market consolidation remains […]

March 16, 2023

Bedrock migrates Videoland subs to new hybrid platform 

Bedrock, the European streaming technology company, has successfully migrated all of Videoland subscribers to Bedrock’s latest streaming platform. RTL Nederland’s’ SVOD platform, Videoland, chose Bedrock as its new technological partner, migrating more than 1 million subscribers to a future-proof streaming service, with more features, stronger personalisation, better data management, A/B testing, and editorial tools. Videoland […]

November 22, 2022

RTL Group: “High revenue growth in Q3”

RTL Group has published its quarterly statement for the January to September 2022 period. Thomas Rabe, Chief Executive Officer of RTL Group, commented: “RTL Group had a solid first nine months of the year 2022, in the face of a challenging macroeconomic environment and its impact on advertising markets. The high revenue growth in the […]

November 4, 2022

RTL Group Q1 revenue up 11.3%

RTL Group has reported that total revenue was up 11.3 per cent to €1.56 billion, mainly thanks to scope effects at RTL Deutschland (from the acquisitions of Gruner + Jahr and Super RTL) and Fremantle as well as positive foreign exchange rate effects. Group revenue was up 4.4 per cent organically, mainly driven by TV […]

May 6, 2022

RTL results boosted by streaming, TV ads

RTL Group has released its full-year results for the year ending December 31st 2021. Group revenue increased 10.3 per cent to €6,637 million (2020: €6,017 million), mainly due to strong growth of TV advertising revenue in the second, third and fourth quarters of 2021, of Fremantle and of the streaming businesses. Group revenue was up […]

March 17, 2022

RTL revenue up 17.2%; rebrands streaming platform

RTL Group has published its quarterly statement for the January to September 2021 period. Thomas Rabe, CEO of RTL Group, commented: “In the third quarter of 2021, RTL Group continued to perform strongly. Revenue grew by 17.2 per cent organically in the first nine months of the year, thanks to the ongoing recovery of TV […]

November 4, 2021

RTL Q1: Streaming services accelerate growth

Pan-European broadcaster RTL Group’s quarterly numbers for the first three months of 2021 show group revenue up 3.9 per cent organically year on year, with reported Group revenue down 4.2 per cent to €1.404 billion ascribed to scope effects and negative exchange rate effects. Thomas Rabe, Chief Executive Officer of RTL Group, says: “Our streaming […]

May 6, 2021

RTL sees strong rebound in TV advertising

RTL Group announces its audited results for the year ended December 31st 2020. Group revenue for the European TV giant decreased 9.5 per cent to €6.01 billion, mainly due to declining TV advertising markets across Europe in Q2 and lower content production revenue as a result of the Covid-19 outbreak. Group revenue was down 6.8 […]

March 12, 2021