Fewer Dutch consumers consider it important to have the main TV channels in order to switch to an online OTT subscription from standard pay-TV, according to research by Telecompaper.
The Dutch government intends to auction off the licence for digital terrestrial television in July, 2016. The current licence expires on February 1, 2017.
On demand TV viewing is popular in The Netherlands, with four out of ten Dutch households watching via VOD and catch-up TV platforms.
Bastiaan Driessen has been appointed Manager On Demand at the Dutch Public Broadcaster NPO.
The Dutch language satellite broadcaster BVN has launched an online live streaming service called BVN Live.
The three main Dutch broadcasting groups will be testing live streaming on their premium catch-up OTT service NLZiet.
Two-thirds of all Dutch viewers use on-demand services, according to research by SAMR (Smart Agent Market Response).
Dutch public broadcaster NPO is looking to broadcast its free-to-air channels NPO1, 2 and 3 in HD using the DVB-T2 standard from 2017 onwards.
Dutch public broadcaster NPO has issued a new update for the iOS NPO app, which is now available in the App store.
Dutch public broadcaster NPO will launch a brand new version of its combined live TV and catch-up app on October 18.