During the last quarter of 2018 the trend of KPN’s television services continued with IPTV up, and DTT down.
In case of a ‘no-deal-Brexit’ the BBC is set to lose the international distribution of its domestic channels in Ireland, The Netherlands and Belgium.
Dutch incumbent KPN will no longer offer new subscriptions to its Telfort, Telfort Business, XS4ALL and Yes Telecom brands.
The Dutch broadband internet market grew by 0.3% in the third quarter of 2018 to 7.48 million connections, according to Telecompaper’s quarterly report on the Dutch fixed broadband market.
The number of Dutch TV homes fell to 7.46 million in the third quarter of 2018.
The Dutch TV and video market grew by 7.2 percent to 556 million euro turnover in the past year.
KPN has made further changes to its management structure, in addition to the changes announced on 28 August 2018 and 1 October 2018.
During the third quarter, Dutch incumbent KPN, has lost around 2,000 TV customers due to continued losses of its DTT service Digitenne.
Dutch telecom operator KPN is to test Addressable TV and TV recommendations on its IPTV service in cooperation with Talpa Networks.
The Dutch TV market contracted again in Q2, down by 0.2 percent to 7.45 million subscribers. Only IPTV showed growth, while cable, satellite and DTT lost customers, according to the latest quarterly report from Telecompaper.