In Brief: H&C, CAIWay, HbbTV

The Dutch version of thematic channel Horse & Country will also be distributed on the cable networks of Kabel Noord, CAI Harderwijk and Kabeltex later this month, while Delta will start carriage in September.

Dutch cabler CAIWay has said it will start to offer triple play services over the FTTH networks from by KPN-owned Reggefiber. The announcement follows the unsuccessful take-over of CAIWay by KPN, which was stopped by the Dutch competition authority NMa.

Dutch public regional broadcaster Omroep Flevoland is the first to start broadcasting HbbTV content with its regular programming. The channel said it is the world’s first regional broadcaster to start using the HbbTV standard,