Negotiations between Dutch cabler VodafoneZiggo and Disney, owner of the Dutch live football channels Fox Sports/Eredivisie Live, have reached deadlock, because a new carriage agreement would amount to a 300% increase in costs to the operator.
Ziggo has become the first Dutch operator to sign a carriage contract with the new FOX channel, which launches on August 19.
Fox International Channels (FIC) is launching Fon in Norway starting July 1, 2013.
Fox International Channels is set to launch a free-to-air channel in the Netherlands this summer. Fox will also beef up its premium sports offer.
Eredivisie Live has launched a new app for Philips smart TVs allowing pay-per-view and free viewing.
The Dutch premium football channel Eredivisie Live is launching an app for the Xbox Live platform, allowing viewers to buy pay-per-view live games and watch free highlights.
Microsoft will be adding four new TV services on the Xbox 360 platform in the Netherlands including one streaming live TV provider.
The Dutch premier league has introduced a new app for its Eredivisie Live TV service in time for the start of the new football season.
The Dutch premium football channel Eredivisie Live is launching its TV everywhere app on August in conjunction with the country’s largest cable operator Ziggo. Called Eredivisie Live Go, it will give viewers access to all live matches everywhere.
France 24 has concluded a new distribution agreement in Asia to launch on HyppTV, Telekom Malaysia IPTV offer. The French news channel is now available à-la-carte for 20 Ringgits per month (€6.50).