Media and IT

Hamburg Metropolitan Region – Media and IT

The sector – Inspiring ideas

Few sectors are as closely dependent on urban centrality and functioning information networks as the media and information business. Hamburg Metropolitan Region offers great conditions and a scene that encourages innovation and inspired ideas.

More than 23,000 companies in media and IT employ almost 120,000 people. Apart from the traditional publishing houses and broadcasting establishments in the region, a new business community in entertainment software has developed, which is why the trade nicknames Hamburg “Game city”.

The latest trends in digital moving images have conquered the region too and the cluster "New TV" is pushing ahead with new products and market processes in IPTV, web TV, video on demand and mobile TV.