0
Broadband

VoD market enters new phase with RTL takeover of Videoland

Thursday 8 August 2013 | 15:22 CET | Author: Tim Poulus | Background
RTL Netherlands is acquiring a 65 percent stake in The Entertainment Group and its service Videoland On Demand. RTL plans to expand the service this autumn with a susbcription offer, something Netflix also plans to introduce soon in the Netherlands. Pathe Thuis is also developing such a service.

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.

Subscriptions

Already registered?



Free Headlines in your E-mail

Every day we send out a free e-mail with the most important headlines of the last 24 hours.

Subscribe now

Categories: Broadcast & Satellite / Internet
Companies: Fox Channels Benelux / LoveFilm / Netflix / RTL
Countries: Netherlands / World
::: add a comment

Add comment

Please login or register to leave a comment.

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Related

RTL lowers FY outlook after 2.6% fall in H1 revenues

Published 21 Aug 2014 11:32 CET | Europe
Broadcaster RTL Group reported first-half revenues down 2.5 percent to EUR 2.69 billion, hurt by the continued weakness of the ...

Dutch consumers favour Netflix over RTL/Videoland

Published 05 Nov 2013 11:43 CET | Netherlands
Dutch consumers are more interested in a subscription video-on-demand service from Netflix than local provider RTL Videoland, ...

KPN launches subscription VoD service with Videoland

Published 04 Nov 2013 16:04 CET | Netherlands
KPN is launching a subscription video-on-demand service, based on the Videoland Unlimited offering. KPN IPTV customers can ...

RTL starts Videoland campaign ahead of subscription launch

Published 03 Oct 2013 10:17 CET | Netherlands
RTL is targeting a "top position" in the Dutch VoD market following its takeover of the Videoland on Demand business in August, ...

More VoD services raising consumer interest - survey

Published 18 Sep 2013 10:39 CET | Netherlands
The growing number of VoD services in the Netherlands is raising consumer interest. Around 37 percent of Dutch consumers aged ...

Netflix: complementary rather than competition

Published 13 Sep 2013 13:22 CET | Netherlands
Netflix launched in the Netherlands on 11 September, the company's 41st country after the US, Canada, Latin America, UK, Ireland ...

VoD used by 2.5 mln households in Netherlands

Published 09 Sep 2013 10:35 CET | Netherlands
Around 2.5 million Dutch households used video on demand in September, according to the Stichting Video On Demand. This is up ...

Sanoma invests in VoD start-up WappZapp

Published 29 Aug 2013 11:24 CET | Netherlands
SanomaVentures is investing in the VoD start-up WappZapp. WappZapp selects web videos and online TV programmes according to users ...

RTL bezint zich verder op videostrategie

Published 23 Aug 2013 09:02 CET | Netherlands
Na de overname van Videoland twee weken geleden zal RTL verder bekijken hoe het een rol kan spelen op de markt voor on demand ...

Dutch VoD market to more than double in 5 years

Published 08 Aug 2013 10:38 CET | Netherlands
Revenues from video-on-demand services in the Netherlands will grow from an estimated EUR 97 million in 2013 to EUR 206 million ...

Overname Videoland door RTL brengt VOD naar volgende fase

Published 07 Aug 2013 15:52 CET | Netherlands
RTL Nederland neemt een belang van 65 procent in The Entertainment Group en daarmee Videoland On Demand. In het najaar wil RTL de ...

RTL to launch VoD subscription with Videoland

Published 07 Aug 2013 10:21 CET | Netherlands
Broadcaster RTL Netherlands is acquiring the video chain Videoland to strengthen its position on the VoD market ahead of the ...

RTL, Magine sign licensing deal for German market

Published 25 Jul 2013 14:11 CET | Germany
RTL Germany has signed an agreement to broadcast six channels via Magine cloud-based TV platform. This is Magine's first major ...

Deutsche Telekom launches Entertain to go service

Published 17 Jul 2013 13:41 CET | Germany
Deutsche Telekom has announced the launch of the 'Entertain to go' service. This brings the Entertain TV service to PCs, laptops ...

RTL Group invests USD 36 mln in BroadbandTV

Published 27 Jun 2013 11:24 CET | World
European entertainment network RTL Group and online video company BroadbandTV have formed a strategic partnership. RTL Group has ...

RTL broadens VoD offering ahead of Netflix NL launch

Published 24 Jun 2013 10:54 CET | Netherlands
RTL Netherlands will add RTL XL to its VoD offering, in response to the launch of (S) VOD provider Netflix onto the Dutch market, ...





Calendar   /   Industry Events

04 May 6G Symposium
05 May Dell Technologies World
06 May Teleste Q1 2021
06 May Gogo Q1 2021
06 May TDC Q1 2021
06 May Ice Group Q1 2021
06 May Freenet Q1 2021
06 May RTL Group Q1 2021
06 May Pexip Q1 2021
06 May Avaya fiscal Q2
06 May Roku Q1 2021
06 May Vonage Q1 2021
06 May Cable One Q1 2021
06 May Motorola Solutions Q1 2021
06 May EchoStar Q1
06 May Globalstar Q1
06 May IAC Q1 2021
06 May Uniti Q1 2021
06 May PCTEL Q1 2021
07 May Cellnex Q1 2021
07 May TDS, US Cellular Q1
07 May Telus International Q1 2021
10 May Boingo Wireless Q1 2021
10 May Ceva Q1 2021
10 May Weibo Q1 2021
10 May 8x8 fiscal Q4 results
10 May NortonLifeLock fiscal Q4, investors day
10 May Synchronoss Q1
11 May Magyar Telekom Q1 2021
11 May Radcom Q1 2021
::: More Calendar Items