In addition to its free-to-air channels RTL Television, Vox and N-TV and RTL Nitro, the company portfolio also includes three digital niche channels: RTL Crime, Passion and RTL Living. RTL Group’s affiliates RTL II and Super RTL are also run from Cologne.
RTL Interactive was set up to cover all the interactive and transaction-based operations that fall outside classic TV provision. These include the areas of online, mobile, teletext, SmartTV, added value telephony services and merchandising and licensing.
Within Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland, there are a number of other important functions fulfilled by the marketing organization IP Deutschland, by the news/magazine company infoNetwork as well as by the broadcasting and production company Cologne Broadcasting Center (CBC).
Regional operators RTL Nord, Tele Westand RTL Hessen produce various local magazine programs such as Guten Abend RTL and also feed reports for the RTL news broadcasts.
Other members of Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland include the production companies Norddeich TV and Action Concept, music publishers i 2 i and the RTL school of journalism.