The streaming service Viaplay has signed agreements with KPN and VodafoneZiggo ahead of its launch in the Netherlands, which according to its operator will take place on March 1 next year.
Discovery and VodafoneZiggo have signed a new long-term, multi-platform agreement that includes the streaming service discovery+.
VodafoneZiggo is recommencing its progrmme to fully digitise the TV signal in the regions of Leiden-Amstelveen and Hoogeveen-Meppel.
Following months of intense negotiations, Fox Sports and Ziggo have extended their carriage deal.
VodafoneZiggo has added a new version the Ziggo GO app for use with of Apple, Android and Amazon products.
Negotiations between Dutch cabler VodafoneZiggo and Disney, owner of the Dutch live football channels Fox Sports/Eredivisie Live, have reached deadlock, because a new carriage agreement would amount to a 300% increase in costs to the operator.
The Dutch Appeal Tribunal for Trade and Industry (CBb) has ruled that KPN and VodafoneZiggo no longer need to open their networks to smaller competitors.
Dutch operator VodafoneZiggo said the second quarter of 2019 is the best quarter since the merger of Vodafone and Ziggo at the end of 2016.
The merger between Vodafone and Liberty Global Dutch, the parent company of Ziggo, does not conflict with the rules for the internal market, according to a ruling by the European Court of Justice.
During the first quarter VodafoneZiggo’s revenue declined by 1% to €963 million, primarily driven by lower mobile handset sales. The company’s total subscription and service revenue remained flat.