As you may be aware, YouTube in Germany has a large GEMA shaped problem to contend with, and that problem manifests itself in the form of the majority of music content being blocked in Germany. All is not lost though, and there are things we can do to make the most of this situation.
Introducing Christian Frahm, Marketing & Sales Manager, GSA Hello everyone, I am very excited to work on a new chapter for The Orchard in Germany, Switzerland and Austria. Together with Manlio and the whole Orchard team, I am sure we can do great things here. Born and raised in Kiel (Northern Germany at the Baltic Sea), I went… Read more »
The Orchard Polishes Its Deutsch with Membran Entertainment Group
Guten Tag, Deutschland! And a good day, it is. Today, we announce our new partnership with the renowned and respected Membran Entertainment Group, based in Germany. With them, we kick off The Orchard GmbH, run by Membran CEO, Manlio Celotti. We’ve gotten to know the German market over the years — we opened our first office… Read more »
ProSiebenSat.1 Gives Streaming Services a Run For Their Money
The media group ProSiebenSat.1 is expanding its music business on the Internet and wants to secure a big slice of the growing market with music subscriptions. On Monday, the company launched its new service, Ampya. This should provide a full-service solution for music: Ampya offers more than 20 million songs, 57,000 music videos and 100,000… Read more »
To Point Fingers and Claim Responsibility… Or Not
Last month in Germany, the Federal Court made a ruling which moved to limit the liability of parents for their minor children’s illegal music sharing. The court’s decision stipulates that parents are not liable for the illegal music file sharing of their minor child if they have educated their children enough about the prohibition of participating… Read more »