Following complaints by Dutch cabler VodafoneZiggo, a cybercrime team of the Midden-Nederland police arrested two men on suspicion of card sharing, a form of piracy in which a legitimate TV subscription is shared unauthorised via the Internet
The Dutch TV and video market grew by 7.2 percent to 556 million euro turnover in the past year.
Liberty Global is working to launch its Ziggo Go app for Android TV, Amazon Fire TV and Apple TV in the Dutch market.
The Rotterdam District Court has sentenced the main suspect in a large-scale modem hijack, Remko van D. (37), to 15 months imprisonment.
KPN and VodafoneZiggo must both open up their fixed networks to third party providers.
Liberty Global has unveiled its next-generation TV entertainment platform, Horizon 4, at the company’s annual Tech Summit in Amsterdam. The new STB features 4k, cloud PVR and voice control.
The Dutch TV market contracted again in Q2, down by 0.2 percent to 7.45 million subscribers. Only IPTV showed growth, while cable, satellite and DTT lost customers, according to the latest quarterly report from Telecompaper.
Dutch TV service provider Sparql has stopped selling subscriptions and said it plans to migrate existing customers to the Canal Digitaal platform.
Cable Europe is urging the European Commission not to accept Dutch regulator ACM’s draft broadband market analysis, which was submitted Friday, August 3.
Dutch cable operator Ziggo will be switching off the analogue TV signal in Rotterdam, Hook of Holland and Rozenburg this September.