German VOD Platform Maxdome Takes 'Skyfall'

7:33 AM PST 03/01/2013 by Scott Roxborough

A deal with MGM gives the ProSiebenSat.1 subsidiary German VOD rights to the entire James Bond franchise.

COLOGNE, Germany -- Maxdome, the German VOD platform controlled by broadcast group ProSiebenSat.1, has signed with MGM for on-demand rights to the entire James Bond franchise, including recent blockbuster Skyfall.

The deal was announced Friday by maxdome boss Thomas Heise and Chris Ottinger, president of international television distribution and acquisitions at MGM. The Bond library is available for rental immediately.

Maxdome registered 490 million video viewings last year, making it Germany's leading VOD platform.

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