German officials OK transmission

Teutons approve pay web TM.TV

German media regulator the BLM has approved nationwide transmission of TM.TV, a pay TV package backed by Herbert Kloiber’s Tele Munchen Group and kidvidder EM.TV, which owns 45% of TMG.

Launching mid-year, feevee net is aimed at males 15 to 40 and will program features and series. TM.TV, according to the BLM, is negotiating with distribution networks to gain a platform.

Channel is good news for local licensing players that face a closed television market controlled by Kirch and Bertelsmann.

The German pay TV market has been slow to get off the ground, with the country’s only real platform, Premiere World, struggling to attract subs.

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