The Dutch VOD service Pathé Thuis has signed its fist deal with a cable operator, CAIWay.
Dutch cable operator Kabel Noord will add the three HBO channels to its line-up on March 1. A monthly subscription will cost €15.95 and includes access to HBO Go.
High TV 3D is now debuting in Germany thanks to a carriage contract with Liberty Global’s Unitymedia in Cologne.
Dutch cable operator Rekam lost 5% of its marketshare after analogue switch-off. As a result, the percentage of homes connected has dropped from 76.2% to 67.1% over the past 15 months.
Dutch incumbent telecom operator KPN will acquire Caiway, Holland’s fourth largest cable operator with 158,000 homes connected. The move marks a return by KPN to the cable business and needs to be approved by the regulators.
Dutch cable operator Caiway has announced it has started to carry all three Penthouse HD channels in a special Select Penthouse HD package.
CAIWay, Holland’s fourth largest cable operator, will completely switch off its analogue bouquet this Sunday, October 10. With the newly available spectrum, the cablenet will add up to 11 new HD channels, making it the largest HD offer in the country.
Dutch cable operators Ziggo, Caiway and UPC, as well as the FTTH provider Glashart Media, have started carrying the live football channel Eredivisie Live HD on their networks. Negotiations are still under way with the IPTV platforms KPN and Tele 2 and DTH service Canal Digitaal.
SBS Broadcasting has announced that its Net 5 channel will launch a HD version on the Caiway cable network next week. In January, SBS will also launch an HD version of Veronica, with its flagship channel SBS6 following at a later date.
The Dutch cable operator Caiway has become the second in the country to introduce CI Plus on its network. It has started to sell to sell stand-alone CI Plus modules from its shops and selected retailers for €49.00.