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New threat for KPN: rising content costs

Wednesday 1 July 2015 | 14:46 CET | Author: Tim Poulus | Background
KPN is gathering momentum for a new attack on the content market, while the Liberty Global associate Discovery has just acquired the European rights to the Olympics. This has the potential to be a major threat for KPN. Ziggo is the Dutch operator's biggest risk on the broadband market, while the OTT sector forms the greatest threat in the communications market. All that remains is the content market. Given the growing portfolio of Liberty Global and its associated companies, there is a real risk of a sharp rise in content costs. 

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Categories: General
Companies: Discovery Communications / HBO / KPN / Liberty Global / Liberty Media / Ziggo
Countries: Netherlands
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