Broadband connections over fibre networks in the Netherlands increased by 6.6% during the fourth quarter of 2014, taking the Dutch consumer broadband market to quarterly growth of 0.8%.
The number of active FttH homes in the Netherlands has surpassed 750,000, according to the Telecompaper FttH Monitor.
In the third quarter of this year, cable fell to less than 60% of the Dutch TV subscriptions, while fibre networks became the third-largest technology for receiving TV with almost 10%,
The share of Dutch households with broadband connections reached the milestone of 90% during the third quarter of this year, according to Telecompaper’s latest quarterly report.
Fewer Dutch consumers are interested in subscribing to pay-TV channels, according to research by the Telecompaper Consumer Panel.
The number of digital TV connections in the Netherlands grew by 0.8% during the second quarter to 6.76 million on 30 June 2014.
Fibre increased its share of Dutch broadband connections to 10% in the second quarter, according to research by Telecompaper.
The number of digital TV connections in the Netherlands grew by 0.9% during the first quarter of 2014 to 6.72 million on March 31, 2014.
Cable is still the infrastructure of choice for most people in the Netehrlands, for download speeds of up to 50 Mbps and 100 Mbps, with the honour going to fibre for speeds from 200 Mbps, according to Telecompaper’s latest Dutch Consumer Connected 2014 -report.
The number of digital TV connections in the Netherlands grew by 1.0% during the fourth quarter of 2013 to 6.66 million on 31 December 2013, according to Telecompaper’s quarterly report about the Dutch TV market.