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Can Vodafone bring its Netflix partnership to the Netherlands?

Tuesday 22 September 2015 | 13:26 CET | Author: Tim Poulus | Market Commentary
The telecom world earns its money from broadband, but differentiation these days is all about content, mainly video. Before it was known that Ziggo was working on a sports channel, KPN already expressed concern about the cable operator's concentration of sports rights. Ziggo's owner Liberty Global makes use of its economies of scale to build its content portfolio. Not only does this enhance its differentiation vis-a-vis KPN, the increased scale improves the cable operator's position in negotiations with content owners. Rising content costs are a major problem for many operators. They are

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite / Internet
Companies: Endemol / KPN / Liberty Global / Netflix / SBS / Viacom / Vodafone / Ziggo
Countries: Netherlands / World
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