Dutch interactive TV and app developer Stoneroos has released the Telfort companion TV app.
The strong marketing power of Dutch incumbent KPN is starting to hurt subscriber numbers at the country’s largest cable nets, UPC and Ziggo.
Dutch telecoms incumbent KPN is increasing the monthly subscription fee to its DTT platform Digitenne to €12.50.
Dutch telco KPN has said its TV market share increased to 24%, leading to number two position in Dutch TV market during the first quarter of the year.
The number of digital TV connections in the Netherlands rose 1.8% in the fourth quarter to 6.375 million, according to Telecompaper’s quarterly Dutch television subscribers report.
The Dutch consumer broadband market grew by 0.8% or 52,800 net additions during the fourth quarter of 2012, to reach 6.59 million connections on 31 December, according to Telecompaper’s quarterly report.
A number of Dutch customers have started legal proceedings against KPN claiming the telco is misrepresenting its fibre product.
Incumbent Dutch telecoms operator KPN will rebrand the FTTH providers it acquired last year under its Telfort brand.
France Telecom’s Belgian subsidiary Mobistar is betting on open access to the country’s cable networks to offer TV services.
KPN Group’s Belgium subsidiary Base has today launched Snow, a new brand with which the company aims to carve out a position as a challenger in the triple play market.