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Unity Media Kabel BW: not afraid of antitrust investigation


The cable TV operator Unitymedia Kabel BW and its parent company Liberty Global express that they have no worries for a further investigation coming from the Antitrust Comission. The Head of Liberty Global, Michael Fries recently gave an interview to the “Welt”, declaring that they were confident if another investigation were to be conducted.

In August, […]

Vodafone overtakes KDG


The process of Vodafone overtaking Kabel Deutschland is formally completed. The British mobile cell giant now owns 76,57% of Germany’s largest cable TV provider, as declared at the press conference held this Monday in London and Munich.

The merging process, however, will take more time, though spokespeople of both sides did not specify how much longer […]

Digiturk stops broadcasting Lig TV on Cable / IP TV in Germany


Starting from 01.08.2013, Digiturk has stopped broadcasting LIG TV in Cable and IP TV in Germany. Turkish soccer games can now only be watched over Digiturk DTH and IP/Web TV Platform.

1 Million Turkish Households in Germany




What are the largest Turkish cities? Istanbul, Ankara, İzmir, Berlin…

With 3 million Turkish-rooted citizens, Germany is, indeed, the second largest „Turkish“ country in Europe today. The members of this minority group are known for their high purchasing power, as well as a constant demand for Turkish media content. Here are some facts about the „Deutschtürken“ […]

SHOW TV channel sold to Ciner Group


One of Turkey’s first private TV channels, SHOW TV, has recently been sold to Ciner Group, a large holding active in media, as well as other branches of business such as energy and mining.

The channel had been seized by Turkey’s Savings and Deposit Insurance Funds (TMSF)  along with its former owner Çukurova Group’s other assets, […]

Digiturk seized by the state


The Turkish Savings Deposit and Insurance Fund (TMSF) has seized the media assets of the Çukurova Group, including the major Turkish digital TV platform Digiturk, as well as the news channel SKYTURK and other radios, newspapers, magazines, production companies.

The Fund had seized the TV channel SHOW TV earlier, due to the company’s debts. The Çukurova […]