Chellomedia has said it reached a record number of 360,000 subscribers to its premium products Film1 and Sport1 in The Netherlands on February 1. This represented a 10% growth in the past 12 months.
The operator also said that its subscription VOD (S-VOD) in the Dutch market is a big success. Since its launch in August 2008, more than 1 million requests have been recorded – or an average of 200,000 movies a month. The service is free to use for all Film1 subscribers and for the moment only available on the UPC network.
The Chellomedia portfolio consists of Film1, Film1+1, Film1.2, Film 1.3, Film1 Action, Film 1 HD, Sport1, Sport 1.2, Sport1 HD and up to six Film1 Extra streams.
By comparison, the Eredivisie Live channel said it had 300,000 subscribers last December.