VAUNET is the umbrella organisation of audio and audiovisual media companies in Germany and the largest representative body of private broadcasting interests in Europe. Its approximately 160 members enrich Germany’s media landscape through diversity, creativity and innovation. The private media companies in VAUNET reach an audience of millions in Germany every day with their radio, audio, television and video content. As multi-channel providers and digital players, they also offer a large and growing number of on-demand services and interactive media. With their diverse offerings, the private audio and audiovisual media create a high added value for the people in Germany and continuously demonstrate their special social relevance.