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Constanze Gilles appointed General Manager Direct-to-Consumer at Zattoo

Berlin/Zurich, June 1, 2022 – Constanze Gilles joins Zattoo as General Manager Direct-to-Consumer (DTC). In this newly created position, she is responsible with immediate effect for the end user business in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Gilles previously spent more than three years as Senior Vice President Partnerships & Business Development at streaming service Joyn.


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Zattoo’s new Ukrainian TV streaming service receives special award

Berlin/Zurich, June 1, 2022 – In mid-March, the TV streaming provider Zattoo launched a new web player for Ukrainian and international news channels free of charge. Since then, a total of 1.4 million minutes of TV content has been streamed via the Ukrainian TV web player. The web player was developed by Zattoo with the aim of providing people affected by the war in Ukraine with quick, easy and free access to up-to-date information. For this effort, the service has now received the selection committee’s award at an event from MEDIENTAGE MÜNCHEN.


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Zattoo analysis of the war in Ukraine: Increased interest in the news decreases significantly after just a few weeks

Berlin/Zurich, May 18, 2022 – At the beginning of the war in Ukraine, the demand for news on television more than doubled. But after just a few weeks, the increased interest dropped back to the level before the war outbreak. This is the result of an analysis of the usage data from the TV streaming provider Zattoo for Germany, Austria and Switzerland.


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TV Streaming Report 2022 Switzerland

Zurich, 24 March 2022 – The internet remains the most used TV reception method and time-shifted TV is the biggest advantage of TV streaming services for Swiss internet users this year. This is the conclusion of the TV Streaming Report 2022 for Switzerland. The report is based on a survey that has been conducted annually since 2015 by Kantar on behalf of Zattoo. This year, 800 Swiss internet users between the ages of 16 and 69 were surveyed.


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TV Streaming Report 2022 Germany

Berlin, 24 March 2022 – For the first time, the Internet is the most used TV reception method in Germany. The live TV usage via the internet continues to increase. More than half can imagine using their TV service exclusively via the internet in the future. This is the result of the TV Streaming Report 2022 for Germany. The report is based on an online representative survey conducted by the market research institute Kantar on behalf of Zattoo which involved 1,000 German internet users between the ages of 16 and 69.


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TV Streaming Report 2022 Austria

Berlin/Zurich, 24 March 2022 – Every third Austrian receives television via the Internet. As a TV reception method, the Internet is catching up more and more with reception via satellite. In terms of TV and video services via the Internet, only live TV continues to grow this year. More and more Austrians can imagine using TV services exclusively via the Internet. This is the result of the TV Streaming Report 2022 for Austria. The report is based on an online representative survey conducted by the market research institute Kantar on behalf of Zattoo which involved 1,000 Austrian internet users between the ages of 16 and 69.


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Zattoo sets up a new streaming service for people affected by the war in Ukraine

Berlin/Zurich, March 16, 2022 - We at Zattoo are confronted with the current situation in Ukraine. Especially in times like this, the demand for up-to-date news and local media coverage is exceptionally high. We would like to support all people affected by the war in Ukraine to easily inform themselves about the latest news without any barriers. For this purpose, we have specially developed a new web player on our website.


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Jörg Meyer is the new Chief Commercial Officer at Zattoo: Zattoo focuses even more on business customers

Berlin/Zurich, September 15, 2021 - Zattoo's business customer division will be positioned even more centrally, and the end user division will be integrated. Jörg Meyer will take over the leading position of the combined business unit as Chief Commercial Officer. In addition, the TV streaming provider's advertising division will be positioned centrally as an independent business area.


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Zattoo is the first certified climate neutral TV streaming provider

Zurich, 9 March 2021 – TV streaming provider Zattoo is now climate neutral. Working together with ClimatePartner, an expert in climate action in companies, Zattoo has calculated its carbon footprint. Emissions of 692 tonnes of CO2 were produced in 2019. Zattoo will offset this in full by supporting certified carbon offset projects, and is also planning offset for 2020, making it effectively climate neutral. With targeted projects such operating a data centre in a wind turbine, Zattoo is working on the climate neutral television of the future.


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Peter Siciliano joins Zattoo as Chief Product Officer

Berlin/Zurich, 14. December 2020 – The TV streaming provider Zattoo has added another member to its management team. In his new position as Chief Product Officer, Peter Siciliano will be responsible for Product, Design and Data Analytics at Zattoo.


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Zattoo with new composition of the Board of Directors after Tamedia’s acquisition of a majority interest

Zurich, 21 May 2019 – Effective upon Tamedia’s acquisition of a majority interest in Zattoo, Samuel Hügli is taking over the position of Zattoo’s Chairman of the Board of Directors from Bea Knecht, the company’s founder. Samuel Hügli is a member of the Management Board and Head of Technology and Ventures of Tamedia. The Board will be further strengthened by the addition of Franz Bürgi.


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COMCO and the German Federal Cartel Office approved Tamedias majority interest in Zattoo

Zurich, 2 April 2019 – In August 2018 Tamedia announced that it intended to increase its holding in Zattoo International AG to over 50 percent and thus take over a majority interest in the company. Following their examination, the Swiss Federal Competition Commission (COMCO) and the Federal Cartel Office of Germany have approved Tamedia’s majority interest.


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Consolidation in German TV Streaming market: Zattoo takes over Magine’s B2C business

Berlin, 28. January 2019 - The TV streaming provider Zattoo takes over the B2C business of Magine TV Germany as of 28 January 2019. Magine TV Germany will stop its operations at the end of February. 150’000 active users will receive a welcome offer of European market leader Zattoo and try out PREMIUM two months free of charge.


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Tamedia Becomes Zattoo’s Majority Shareholder

Zürich, 28 August 2018 – Tamedia expands its engagement with Zattoo International AG,
raising its shares from 29 percent to over 50 percent. The Swiss media group is now the TV
streaming provider’s majority shareholder.


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