Liberty Global has acquired 25.3 million shares in Holland’s largest cable operator, Ziggo from Barclays Capital Securities Limited at €25.00 per share.
The Dutch consumer broadband market grew by 0.8% or 52,800 net additions during the fourth quarter of 2012, to reach 6.59 million connections on 31 December, according to Telecompaper’s quarterly report.
Georgette Schlick has resigned as CEO of SBS Broadcasting in the Netherlands with immediate effect.
Dutch and French organisations representing consumers and ‘creators’ have launched the 3©-DA – Consumers and Creators for Creation in the Digital Age platform.
The number of digital TV subscribers in the Netherlands grew by 1.6% during the third quarter to a total 6.3 million at the end of September, according to Telecompaper’s latest quarterly report on the TV market.
The Dutch government is introducing a ‘home copying’ tax levy on all devices capable of recording sound and video content.
The ban on access to The Pirate Bay has no effect on bit torrent traffic in The Netherlands, according to a blog by Dutch ISP XS4All.
Media Audits International (MAI) is launching its first European countrywide audit in the Netherlands this month, representing over 40 channels in the region.