RTL Group and Talpa Network to create a strong Dutch cross-media group to compete with global tech platforms by merging RTL Nederland and John de Mol’s Talpa Network.
RTL will acquire BrandDeli, the sales house for the Discovery, Fox and Viacom brand portfolio.
RTL Nederland is to merge its two OTT activities, Videoland, RTL XL, into a single platform.
RTL Group today has appointed Sven Sauvé (43) as new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of RTL Nederland, effective 1 July 2017.
As of April 1, 2017 RTL Nederland will stop offering news via teletext (RTL Text).
Dutch private broadcaster RTL Nederland has changed its name into RTL, and has introduced a new identity.
RTL Nederland will turn its daytime business news channel RTL Z into a full-time, 24/7 news channel on multiple devices.
RTL Nederland is preparing for a battle with Netflix by taking a a majority share in the Dutch VOD service Videoland.
RTL Group has confirmed it is exercising the put option relating to the 26.3% of RTL Nederland currently held by John de Mol’s Talpa Media Holding.
RTL Nederland will launch its second digital thematic channel on September 1, RTL Crime, featuring both Dutch and imported drama series and true story programmes. RTL has already signed a distribution contract with Holland’s largest cable operator Ziggo, while negotiations with UPC are in an advanced stage.