Tele2 and Deutsche Telekom have completed the merger of their Dutch operations. Tele2 Netherlands is absorbed by T-Mobile in the Netherlands.
T-Mobile’s much-anticipated ‘disruptive’ TV service has proven more complex than originally thought, forcing a delay in its launch, reports Bloomberg.
The number of Dutch TV homes fell to 7.46 million in the third quarter of 2018.
The European Commission has approved the merger of Tele2 AB’s Dutch operations and T-Mobile Netherlands without conditions.
Tele2 has said it notes the media speculation about the merger between Tele2 and T-Mobile in the Netherlands, and confirms that Tele2 remains optimistic the European Commissionwill approve the Dutch merger, without conditions.
Deutsche Telekom has not proposed remedies to the European Commission to relieve its competition concerns over the proposed merger of T-Mobile and Tele2 Netherlands.
T-Mobile will launch a localised version of the BBC Earth on an exclusive basis in the Czech Republic on November 15.
T-Mobile has signed an agreement with the Polish incumbent Orange giving it access to the latter’s FTTH network.
T-Mobile in the Netherlands has launched an TV app for Apple TV 4: TV Anywhere, enabling consumers to watch television via Apple TV in addition to the interactive TV box.
Viceland will be available to over two million new households in the Netherlands following two new deals with carriers in the region. From this month the channel will be available via KPN and T-Mobile.