Dutch cabler VodafoneZiggo has stopped delivering the Extra MediaBox XL client, formerly Horizon, due to technical problems, according to Tweakers.nl.
The Netherlands Authority for Consumers & Markets (ACM) wants alternative providers to have access to VodafoneZiggo’s cable network.
Director of content and programming William Linders decided to leave VodafoneZiggo as per May 1.
Dutch telecoms operator VodafoneZiggo is now preparing for analogue switch-off, the company’s CEO Jeroen Hoencamp told newspaper NRC.
Vodafone’s TV customer base in Germany stood at 7.7 million as of June 30 and was unchanged on three months earlier.
Vodafone Nederland has launched a series of extras for its telephony customers that also subscribe to a Ziggo internet or TV package.
The number of IPTV homes grew with 18,000 during Q4 for KPN, but its DTT service Digitenne lost 14,000 subscribers.
This week, VodafoneZiggo has introduced its new name, but the two brands, Ziggo and Vodafone, will be retained in the new company.