Tag Archives: RTL

Germany announces Hulu-type catch-up TV

Germany’s Pro7 and RTL are collaborating on a project that will resemble Hulu, the US-based catch-up TV and movie service offered by major studios and networks such as NBC, Fox and.. more
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Five HD launches on Virgin Media

There may be a lot going on within the walls of the terrestrial TV channel Five, but life outside grinds on and no matter what the situation is within Five, the.. more
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Project Canvas loses Five

Just as things are beginning to look up for the multi-channel online TV partnership, Project Canvas has lost one its main partners. The terrestrial channel, Five, has pulled out from the.. more
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Buyers queue up for Five

RTL is looking to sell the terrestrial channel Five and it seems that despite RTL struggling to make the channel work, there are plenty of buyers taking a look at it including BSkyB, ITV, Time Warner and Endemol. Five has been losing money due to.. more
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RTL sets Five sale deadline

The Germany-based owner of the terrestrial channel Five, RTL, has set a deadline of the 21st June for offers on the channel. RTL has appointed investment bankers JP Morgan to handle the sale of Five, which was recently written down by RTL to a value.. more
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Channel Five up for sale

The fifth terrestrial channel in the UK, Five, is about to be put up for sale. This follows speculation for some time that the current owner the European broadcaster RTL has been interested in offloading the channel when the time was right. According to the.. more
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German TV groups plan Internet TV partnership

Website: Rapid TV News Germany’s two largest commercial TV groups RTL and ProSiebenSat.1 apparently want to set up a joint internet TV portal. The platform will be open to competing commercial and public broadcasters from Germany and Austria, reports news agency Dow Jones Newswires. The.. more
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Five devalued by RTL

It has to be a sign of the times when a terrestrial TV broadcaster like Five can have its value literally cut in half overnight, but that is what happened when the owner of Five, the RTL Group, reported figures that were a lot worse.. more
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RTL revenues down but profits are up

The European TV producer and broadcaster RTL has reported a five per cent drop in revenue, but at the same time the company is reporting a twenty two per cent rise in pre-tax profits, covering the third quarter of the year. RTL, which produces some.. more
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BSkyB’s ITV share going to RTL?

With the slice of ITV owned by satellite broadcaster BSkyB still hanging in the balance, rival broadcaster RTL, owner of satellite channels and terrestrial channels like Five, is waiting in the wings to snap it up and then maybe go on to take over ITV.. more
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