Liberty Global will be given permission to take over its Dutch competitor Ziggo by the European Commission and merge it with UPC, according to Bloomberg.
Liberty Global willing to sell Film1
Liberty Global has offered to sell its premium channel business Film1 in an attempt to win EU approval for its proposed acquisition of Ziggo.
Film1 launches on KPN, Telfort and XS4All
Chellomedia’s premium channel bouquet Film1 has launched on KPN’s three IPTV services in The Netherlands, KPN Interactieve TV, Telfort and XS4All.
Film1 and Sport1 hit 525,000 subs
The total number of subscribers to Chellomedia’s Film1 and Sport1 premium channels has reached 525,000, a growth of 7% during the past 12 months.
HBO secures UPC distribution
UPC Nederland will start distributing HBO Nederland on its network from Tuesday, December 11 in both SD and HD quality.
Reshuffle for Sport1/Film1 management
Chellomedia Benelux has appointed Will Moerer to the newly created position of VP, Sport1/Film1, marking a reshuffle of the broadcaster’s management structure.
Film1 is on the go
Dutch premium channel Film1 is launching a TV Everywhere service with Tvinci’s online TV Platform.
Briel on: HBO launches in the Netherlands
The launch of HBO in the Netherlands in a joint venture with cable operator Ziggo marks an interesting move for the Time-Warner owned company.
Film1 and Sport1 accelerate subscriber growth +7%
Chellomedia’s Dutch premium channels Film1 and Sport1 have announced a 7% growth in subscriber numbers bringing the total to 490,000 for the year ended December 2011.
Chellomedia launches Film1/Sundance Channel
Chellomedia has announced that it will add Sundance Channel to its portfolio in the Netherlands as of March 1.