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RTL stars in Bertelsmann results; M6 taps Streamroot in major P2P push

German media conglomerate Bertelsmann published some of the most impressive financial results we have received for some time – shouting from the rooftops about its best result for over a decade. And rightly so. While shifting some 10 million copies of Michelle Obama’s memoirs proved to be Bertelsmann’s standout single performer, a number of the group’s digital businesses thrived, and overseas prospects also experienced positive growth. But it is Bertelsmann’s German media arm RTL Group which most immediately concerns readers of Faultline Online Reporter – a company which has been making inroads into OTT video for years but most recently followed the broadcaster homogenization trend which is ripping across Europe like wild fire. Not only that, but RTL’s full advertising…

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