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KPN beats UPC and Ziggo on TV market

Tuesday 19 February 2013 | 15:27 CET | Author: Kamiel Albrecht | Background
The Dutch TV market saw some remarkable developments during the fourth quarter of 2012. Ziggo, the largest cable operator, did not add any new digital TV customers, while the largest challenger, KPN had its best quarter ever in terms of customer wins. The second-largest cable operator, UPC had a reasonable quarter compared with the third quarter, but the introduction of its new Horizon box did not have much of a visible effect. KPN also passed UPC to become the second-largest TV provider in the Netherlands

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite / Internet
Companies: Digitenne / Edutel / KPN / UPC / XMS / Ziggo
Countries: Netherlands
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