- Germany's Magazine Manager reports Netflix (NFLX -0.3%) is in advanced talks with Deutsche Telekom (DTEGY) about a marketing partnership ahead of the streaming giant's planned German launch
- DT, by far Germany's biggest carrier, is said to be comfortable with a tie-up even though it indirectly competes with Netflix through its Entertain IPTV service. Netflix is also reportedly talking with other local carriers.
- Netflix, already operating in several European countries, is also looking to enter France and 4 other continental markets this year. The company was reported in April to be talking with Vodafone (operates in many European markets) about a free streaming promotion.
- Netflix's relationships with U.S. service providers have often been thornier.
at CNBC.com (Nov 18, 2014)