Medien Gruppe RTL Deutschland


The Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland is the leading German provider of video content.

In free-TV RTL, VOX, n-tv and RTL NITRO as well as its shareholdings in SUPER RTL and RTL II have made it the most successful private television broadcaster, while in the Pay-TV segment RTL Crime, Passion, RTL Living and GEO Television provide a complement to its channel offering.

The Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland has a presence on every kind of screen, from television to PCs/laptops and tablets, up to and including smart phones. Thanks to its video-on-demand platforms running under the brand name NOW its station content can also be accessed for time-shifted viewing. The Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland also has a stake in the internet with such video platforms as Clipfish, Comedyrocket or RTL Next. With its vast portfolio of channels and online offerings the company addresses a broad spectrum of target groups – with one objective: to always strive to provide the best content available for each and every viewer. In this endeavour it is the expertise of its production units like infoNetwork and Norddeich TV that provide it with support.

The Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland advertising sales house IP Deutschland puts the best imaginable portfolio at its ad clients’ disposal, available for advertising and marketing purposes. Its company RTL Interactive operates in the business areas of online/mobile/Teletext/IPTV, media services and licensing, developing new digital business opportunities for the entire Group. The broadcasting and productions operations, as well as technical services, are rendered for the Group by the company CBC.

The shareholder of Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland, situated in Cologne, is the RTL Group SA with its headquarters located in Luxembourg and whose majority shareholder is Bertelsmann.

With BCE

Digital Media Operations:

  • Distribution with Movie2Me©.
  • Post-production services.

System integration:

  • (1995) Channel update of Super RTL.
    • Consultancy for site setup and installation.
    • Infrastructure technology tune up.
  • (1993) TV turnkey solution of RTL II.
    • Final control room (Luxembourg).
    • Production studio and newsroom (Hamburg).

Content management:

  • News management: connecting their journalists to the Newsroom with Newslink©.