Digital TV News: Premiere AG

Sky Deutschland subscribers down 7k in 2Q09
Aug 13, 2009 – Sky Deutschland (PRE.XE) has announced results for the second quarter of 2009. Sky had a total of 2.364m direct subscribers at the end of Q2 2009, 7k less than in Q1 2009.
News categories: Sky Deutschland, Austria, Germany, Results, Satellite, Subscribers

Pace wins new business with Sky Deutschland for HD rollout
Jul 27, 2009 – German pay TV operator Sky has selected high definition (HD) technology from Pace (LSE:PIC) for its set-top box deployments in Germany and Austria. The deployment, rolling out from August 2009, is to support Sky's HD expansion plans.
News categories: Pace plc, Sky Deutschland, Austria, Conditional Access, Digital TV, DVB-S2, Germany, Middleware, Satellite, Set Top Box

Premiere subscribers down 28k in Q1 '09
May 14, 2009 – Premiere AG (PRE.XE) has announced results for Q1 2009. Premiere had a total of 2.371m direct subscribers at the end of Q1 2009, a reduction of 28k from 2.399m at 31 December 2008.
News categories: Premiere AG, Austria, Germany, Results, Satellite, Subscribers

Premiere announces results for Q3 2008
Nov 13, 2008 – In the third quarter 2008, Premiere AG (PRE.XE) posted total revenues of EUR 244.6 million (Q3 2007: EUR 247.5 million). Premiere had a total of 2.411m direct subscribers at the end of Q3 2008 (Q3 2007: 2.535m).
News categories: Premiere AG, Austria, Germany, Results, Satellite, Subscribers

Premiere encryption system fully secure again
Nov 10, 2008 – Premiere AG (PRE.XE) has today switched off its former encryption signal. All smartcards for the new CA systems of Nagravision and NDS Videoguard have been swapped.
News categories: Premiere AG, Austria, Conditional Access, Digital TV, Germany, Satellite

NDS Group plc Reports First Quarter Results
Oct 23, 2008 – NDS (Nasdaq: NNDS) has announced its results for the quarter ended September 30, 2008. 95.4 million active devices were protected by NDS conditional access and 98.7 million middleware clients were deployed at the end of the period.
News categories: NDS Group, Cable TV, CAM, Conditional Access, Content Protection, DRM, DVR, IPTV, Middleware, Mobile, Private Equity, Results, Satellite, Set Top Box

Premiere considers change in set-top business model
Oct 13, 2008 – According to the German news magazine Focus, Premiere AG (PRE.XE) is considering a shift towards a vertical market for its set-top boxes with customers renting a new HD-capable box directly from the company.
News categories: Premiere, Digital TV, Germany, Satellite, Set Top Box

Premiere Releases Q3 Subscriber Figures
Oct 2, 2008 – Premiere AG (PRE.XE) has disclosed EBITDA guidance for 2008 and released Q3 2008 subscriber numbers using a new classification. 940,000 that would have been included using the previous subscriber classification have been excluded.
News categories: Premiere AG, Austria, Digital TV, Germany, Results, Satellite, Subscribers

Q2 2008: Premiere increases revenues to EUR 272.4 million
Aug 7, 2008 – As of June 30, 2008, Premiere (PRE.XE) had a total of 4,157,810 customers: 3,554,696 direct subscribers (June 30, 2007: 3,473,174) and 603,114 indirect arena customers.
News categories: Premiere AG, Austria, CAM, Conditional Access, Germany, Results, Satellite, Subscribers