The number of digital TV homes in The Netherlands reached 4.56 million at the end of September, 2009. This was equivalent to 57.3% of all television households.
The Dutch incumbent KPN is to launch HD television on its IPTV Interactieve TV service in the second quarter of next year. The operator reports continued growth for its television services and expects to reach the 1 million mark in 2010.
Ohm:tv is launching its Loko branded mobile VOD portal on Dutch mobile operator KPN, according to Hans Spielthenner, CEO and co-founder of the company.
The Dutch IPTV provide KPN Interactieve TV has signed an agreement with the PIAS Entertainment Group to offer on-demand comedy shows on its interactive platforms.
The Dutch digital terrestrial platform Digitenne will not launch HD broadcasts anytime in the near future, according to a company spokesperson quoted in local press reports.