Tele Columbus AG and ZDF sign Cooperation Agreement
Berlin, 2. March 2020. By means of a comprehensive cooperation agreement, Tele Columbus AG and ZDF (second German television) have laid a new contractual base for the distribution and usage of all ZDF content in the cable networks of the Tele
This agreement enables the Tele Columbus Group to feed in the programmes of the ZDF in all available definitions in its networks. At the same time this agreement lays the basis for a comprehensive interactive usage of ZDF content on the digital platform of the Tele Columbus Group. Moreover this agreement provides legal certainty for both parties on the distribution of ZDF content in all definitions.
This new agreement marks the end of an intense negotiation process on the conditions of distributing ZDF content in the cable networks of the Tele Columbus Group.
Tele Columbus AG is one of Germany’s leading fibre network operators which reaches more than 3 million homes. Via its brand PŸUR, the Company, offers high-speed internet including telephony and more than 250 TV channels. All of this via a digital entertainment platform that combines linear TV with video on demand entertainment. To its housing association partners the Tele Columbus Group offers tailored models of cooperation and state-of-the-art services such as telemetric and tenant portals. As a full-service partner for municipalities and regional utilities, the Company is actively supporting the fibre-based infrastructure and broadband internet expansion in Germany. For its business customers the Group offers carrier services and corporate solutions on its proprietary fibre network. Besides its headquarter in Berlin, the Company has locations in Hamburg, Leipzig, Ratingen and Unterföhring/Munich. Since January 2015, Tele Columbus AG is listed on the regulated market (Prime Standard) of the Frankfurt Stock exchange.
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