The Dutch broadband market continued to grow during the third quarter of 2015, leading to a household penetration of 92.5 percent at the end of September, according to the Dutch Broadband 2015 Q3 report from Telecompaper.
EU digital commissioner Günther Oettinger wants to create a single market for digital services in Europe to gain more weight in the competition with the United States and Asia.
For the first time since cable broadband was introduced in the Netherlands, the number of cable broadband connections saw a quarterly decrease during the second quarter of 2015, according to the latest research from Telecompaper.
Switzerland’s national telco Swisscom has recorded 36,000 new customers for its IPTV platform Swisscom TV in Q1 2015.
German cable operator NetCologne has invested more than €30 million into the expansion of its fibre-optic network in 2014.
SES Broadband Services, the internet via satellite subsidiary of satellite operator SES, has won the contracts to provide its Astra Connect for communities satellite broadband service to 36 German villages located across the Eifel district of Bitburg-Prüm.
The majority of Germans want telecommunications companies like Deutsche Telekom to cover the costs of nationwide provision of broadband internet access.
Ralph Dommermuth, CEO of German telecommunications company United Internet, wants to further expand its broadband network in Germany following the recent takeover of Versatel.
Every EU household can now have a basic broadband connection, thanks to pan-EU availability of satellite broadband.
Research institute Point Topic has introduced a new dataset of broadband coverage in Europe, broadband competition map of Europe.