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  1. Europe's VOD Market Set for Massive Growth

    7:28 am PDT 07/10/2014
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    Ahead of Netflix's six-nation European expansion, a European Commission report shows a crowded market but one ready to boom. READ MORE

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  2. Netflix in Talks With Deutsche Telekom Ahead of German Launch (Report)

    12:44 pm PDT 06/20/2014
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    The VOD giant is believed to be close to a marketing tie-in with Germany's leading Internet service provider as it prepares to roll out in Germany this fall. READ MORE

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  3. Amazon Takes 'Spartacus' in Streaming Deal for Germany

    2:18 am PDT 06/17/2014
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    Amazon Prime Instant Video in Germany will carry all three seasons of the Starz series, as well as the six-part prequel "Spartacus: Gods of the Arena." READ MORE

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  4. Viewster Launches Second Online Film Festival

    7:06 am PDT 06/12/2014
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    The Europe-based video-on-demand service will award $100,000 in prize money to the best original productions, as voted on by fans and a professional jury. READ MORE

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  5. Vivendi Looking to Sell German VOD Platform Watchever

    12:01 pm PDT 06/11/2014
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    The French media giant is reportedly seeking a buyer for the money-losing VOD service as Netflix plans to enter the German market later this year. READ MORE

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  6. Netflix Faces Uphill Battle in Germany

    8:26 am PDT 06/06/2014
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    The online streaming giant will enter Europe's number one TV market in fourth place behind Amazon and local competitors, a study finds. READ MORE

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  7. MIPTV: Online Video Gets Its Day in the Sun at Cannes

    7:15 am PDT 04/10/2014
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    Internet dynamos, including Vice Media, Maker Studios and Dailymotion, add energy (and capital) to the international TV market. READ MORE

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  8. MIPTV: Market Organizers Put Accent on Global Storytellers

    6:32 am PDT 04/10/2014
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    The international television market also saw healthy dealmaking and the coming-of-age of online content. READ MORE

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  9. Swiss Streaming Service Zattoo to Carry ProSiebenSat.1 Channels in Germany

    2:11 am PDT 04/04/2014
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    ProSieben's free-to-air networks will go out online and via mobile on Zattoo in Germany. READ MORE

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  10. MIPTV: Netflix Cuts Multi-Territory Deal for BBC's 'The Musketeers'

    4:56 am PDT 04/03/2014
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    BBC Worldwide, the U.K. public broadcaster's commercial arm, also sells the first and forthcoming second season of the swashbuckling costume drama to French television network NT1. READ MORE

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  11. Australian Superhero Parody 'The Justice Lease' Wins Viewster VOD Festival

    12:42 am PDT 04/02/2014
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    The comedy from director Jeremy Brull takes the $70,000 top prize from the inaugural fest sponsored by the European-based VOD service. READ MORE

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  12. ITV Takes Stake in Scandi VOD Channel Cirkus

    3:54 am PDT 03/21/2014
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    The Swedish VOD platform showcases British TV series, comedy and factual programming. READ MORE

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  13. European VOD Service Viewster Kicks Off $100,000 Online Film Competition

    1:23 am PDT 03/14/2014
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    Users can vote on the 84 shorts and features submitted to the inaugural Viewster Online Film Fest. READ MORE

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  14. WWE Does German Multiplatform Deal for 'WrestleMania,' 'NXT,' 'SmackDown' and 'Monday Night Raw'

    10:21 am PDT 03/13/2014
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    "WrestleMania 30" will go out as a pay-per-view event on German VOD platform Maxdome, a first for the territory. READ MORE

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  15. 21st Century Fox's Sky Deutschland Boosts Sales, Trims Losses in 2013

    12:02 am PST 02/28/2014
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    The German pay-TV operator books a net loss of $182 million on revenues of $2.12 billion in 2013. READ MORE

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  16. Paramount Pictures Germany Extends Multi-Year Deal with Sky Deutschland

    2:21 am PST 02/27/2014
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    “Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit” and the “Transformer” and “Paranormal Activities” franchises are part of the new deal with the pay-TV group, which is controlled by 21st Century Fox. READ MORE

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  17. German Home Entertainment Market Hits Record High in 2013

    6:54 am PST 02/21/2014
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    With sell-through and rental revenues of $2.4 billion last year, Germany continues to buck global DVD slump. READ MORE

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  18. 'The Daily Show,' 'Teen Mom' in Viacom's Scandinavian VOD Deal With Modern Times Group

    12:35 am PST 01/30/2014
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    Ad-sponsored exclusive content from Comedy Central and MTV will go out on MTG's online catch-up services in Sweden, Norway and Denmark. READ MORE

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  19. Netflix Tapped to Hit Germany, France, Belgium in 2014 Euro Expansion

    5:11 am PST 01/23/2014
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    Netflix CEO Reed Hastings confirmed the U.S. online streaming giant is planning “a substantial European expansion” this year. READ MORE

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  20. German Public Broadcaster ZDF Signs Deal With Streaming Service Watchever

    1:25 am PST 01/15/2014
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    The two-year agreement gives the German Netflix-style service rights to series such as "The Bridge" and "Mako Mermaids." READ MORE

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