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Ziggo starts fibre in new-build areas, but underlying services offer not changing

Published 07 Jul 2021 13:14 CET | Netherlands

Dutch cable operator Ziggo said it's started using fibre technology in sufficiently large new-build projects, rather than HFC (hybrid fibre coaxial). The main driver for the ...

RTL seeks scale to grow streaming business

Published 28 Jun 2021 16:44 CET | Netherlands

RTL has announced plans to merge its Dutch business with Talpa Network. If the deal is approved by regulators, RTL will retain a 70 percent stake and John de Mol 30 percent ...

Ziggo's new internet-only plans target growing interest from market

Published 25 Jun 2021 12:42 CET | Netherlands

Dutch cable operator Ziggo is introducing its first broadband-only plans, dropping the requirement for customers to also take TV. It is the last of the big three operators on ...

Netflix Q1: self-financing thanks to pandemic, with more to come in 2021

Published 23 Apr 2021 11:57 CET | World

Netflix is an unprecedented success. With a clear focus on producing originals, the company has become self-financing. The Covid-19 pandemic contributed to an acceleration in ...

Nearly half Dutch households have smart TVs, one in five own 4K TV

Published 12 Apr 2021 15:12 CET | Netherlands

Nearly half the Dutch had a smart TV at the end of 2020 and almost one in five had a 4K TV, according to research by Telecompaper. The share with a smart TV rose by 5 percent ...

DSL customers most interested in switch to fibre broadband

Published 09 Mar 2021 11:31 CET | Netherlands

DSL customers are the most interested in switching to fibre broadband, according to the latest survey by the Telecompaper Consumer Insights Panel. DSL customers were much ...

SVOD market contracts after initial lockdown leads to growth spurt

Published 03 Nov 2020 11:35 CET | World

With new lockdown measures taking effect to combat a second wave of coronavirus infections, we look here at the impact of the first lockdown on SVOD subscriptions. Figures ...

Netflix Q3: slower growth due to coronavirus crisis or competition?

Published 22 Oct 2020 12:00 CET | World

Netflix added fewer subscribers than expected in the third quarter. The explanation was the very high growth already in the first half of the year. If the coronavirus crisis ...

Disney shareholders push for more investment in Disney+

Published 15 Oct 2020 13:55 CET | World

Disney, one of the world's biggest media companies, is having a hard time lately, with much of its business suffering from the coronavirus crisis. Its entertainment parks and ...

Differentiating on the streaming video market: live TV, ads, features, innovative bundles and a lower price

Published 28 Aug 2020 12:32 CET | World

Competition is increasing on the TV-video market. More and more studios and operators are bypassing the traditional broadcast system in order to offer their content direct to ...

KPN-Ziggo dominance prevails after 10 years of consolidation on Dutch market

Published 16 Jan 2020 11:54 CET | Netherlands

The combined market share of incumbent KPN and cable operator Ziggo remains around 80 percent on the Dutch fixed market, despite numerous smaller players trying to break open ...

Ziggo, KIJK, NLziet lead growth on Dutch video market in 2019

Published 09 Jan 2020 12:41 CET | Netherlands

The Dutch watched more video content in 2019, as the number of on-demand providers increased. Many of the existing video services showed growth in customer numbers, according ...

The streaming wars begin: how will pay-TV and Netflix fare?

Published 21 Nov 2019 11:46 CET | World

With the official launch of Apple TV+ and Disney+ and more details on the upcoming HBO Max, the 'streaming wars' - as Netflix has named it - have started. There are some big ...

Netflix grows content budget to hold off newcomers, market remains confident

Published 13 Aug 2019 12:39 CET | World

Much has been said already about Netflix's disappointing subscriber growth in the second quarter. We take another look, now that the dust has settled and more new services ...

Mediaset looks to organise broadcasters into European streaming service

Published 15 Jul 2019 13:37 CET | Europe

Italian broadcaster Mediaset is setting up a new company based in Amsterdam called Media for Europe that is expected to lead the group's expansion in Europe. Cultural and ...

Can the studio majors do without the traditional distribution system?

Published 08 Jul 2019 18:05 CET | Netherlands, World

The media sector is on the eve of major changes. Apple, Disney, WarnerMedia and NBCUniversal are coming with new streaming services from the fall. What do we know so far? ...

Dutch fibre operators ready to cover over 900,000 more homes

Published 28 Jun 2019 12:44 CET | Netherlands

Competition is heating up the Dutch FTTH market since the end of 2018, underlined by KPN's recent announcement to roll out in The Hague where T-Mobile is also launching. Will ...

EQT Infrastructure accelerates expansion in European fibre market

Published 14 Jun 2019 11:10 CET | Europe

EQT Infrastructure is expanding its footprint across Europe with the acquisition of Swedish fibre operator IP-Only. At the same time, the Norwegian fibre company Broadnet ...

T-Mobile partners institutional investors to bring FTTH advantages to customers

Published 17 May 2019 11:27 CET | Netherlands

T-Mobile Netherlands sees bigger opportunities on the Dutch market if it expands its fixed-line services, the company told Telecompaper in an interview. It has signed up new ...

Wrap-up video market: new streaming services to accelerate cord-cutting

Published 13 May 2019 12:35 CET | Netherlands, World

The top three players in the Netherlands lost a net 10,000 TV customers in the first quarter. While some may have switched to smaller providers, cord-cutting is also having ...

Netflix success continues on originals, pricing power and distribution

Published 20 Feb 2019 12:34 CET | World

Netlfix is preparing for the future by experimenting with subscription formats and making peace with partners. After five months it's also found a new CFO, Spencer Neumann ...

Hollywood studios prepare attack on OTT video market

Published 21 Jan 2019 16:17 CET | World

The OTT video market is dominated by the big internet companies and broadcasters, while telecom operators play a small role. In the coming year a new type of player will take ...

Netflix: the media company with an internet company valuation

Published 10 Dec 2018 15:18 CET | World

Netflix's share price has fallen over 30 percent from its peak in July. Over the same period, Disney's share price rose by 8 percent, suggesting investors back the company's ...

European smart home industry sees boost from growing smart speaker take-up

Published 16 Nov 2018 14:37 CET | France, United Kingdom, World

More and more manufacturers are adding IoT connectivity to their products, allowing products to be monitored for the first time, such as garage doors, shutters, windows and ...

Open cable regulation set to change Dutch market in time

Published 15 Oct 2018 15:39 CET | Netherlands

Open cable networks are the new reality in the Netherlands, after the latest wholesale broadband regulations took effect 01 October. It's now only a matter of time before the ...

 




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