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German TV producers plan online VoD platform - report

Tuesday 14 October 2014 | 11:07 CET | News
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German TV producers such as Brainpool and Beta Film are working on a German video-on-demand platform, according to Handelsblatt. It sources said that a private subsidiary of a public broadcaster, supposedly ARD, is involved. In 2013, the producers ran a first attempt under the working title "Germany's Gold" but it was stopped by the German antitrust office because both broadcasters ARD and ZDF had a stake. 

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite / Internet
Companies: ARD / ZDF
Countries: Germany
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