Liberty Global’s Dutch premium TV channel Sport1 has again acquired the exclusive broadcast rights to La Liga.
Ukraine Today is now available in the Netherlands and Belgium, having launched in both countries earlier this month.
KPN gained an additional 77,000 IPTV subscribers in the first quarter, while its broadband customer total grew by 35,000.
The new premium drama channel BBC First will make its European debut in the Netherlands on May 16.
OTT services have yet to make their presence fully felt in the Netherlands, with almost 60% of viewers indicating they have no intention to switch to them from their traditional TV subscriptions.
KPN’s IPTV net additions remained strong in the third quarter, while its broadband business saw a return to growth.
Liberty Global has obtained regulatory clearance from the European Commission for its recommended public offer for Ziggo.
Pay TV cord-cutting is now an undeniable phenomenon in a large number of European markets as 12 countries witnessed a decline in overall pay TV uptake in the first quarter of 2014, according to IHS Technology’s latest European pay TV Update.
A unique SVOD service named WappZapp TV and rivaling Netflix has finally made its debut in The Netherlands and Belgium.
Jan Kees de Jager is to become the new CFO of the Dutch incumbent KPN.