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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 ...

Dutch consumer interest in fibre broadband wanes

Published 05 Sep 2018 13:53 CET | Netherlands

The roll-out of fibre broadband in the Netherlands picked up in the past year, after two years of low investment. However, consumer interest in fibre showed a small drop over ...

Amazon breaks all records in Q2, with high growth in AWS, Prime, advertising

Published 27 Jul 2018 15:21 CET | World

Amazon's long-term strategy is paying off, based on its Q2 results. With its relentless focus on low prices and cash flow, Amazon has grown to a share of 5 percent of the ...

Alphabet Q2: ad business running at full steam, EU fine serves as warning

Published 25 Jul 2018 13:10 CET | World

Alphabet managed to maintain growth of over 20 percent in Q2 2018. While the gross margin fell and the EU fine put a dent in the operating margin, the result was still over ...

Too soon for internet-only, but operators ready

Published 18 Jun 2018 12:54 CET | Netherlands

The number of streaming OTT services continues to grow. The American content players are expanding abroad, while the telecom operators focus on their TV Everywhere apps to ...

How Ziggo became the largest provider on Dutch broadband, fixed telephony and TV markets

Published 05 Jun 2018 13:45 CET | Netherlands

Ziggo became the largest fixed telephony provider in the Netherlands during the fourth quarter of 2017. With that feat, the cable operator is now the largest provider of ...

Eurofiber reports EBITDA growth of 8.3% to EUR 79.5 million in 2017

Published 24 Apr 2018 14:18 CET | Benelux, Netherlands

Netherlands-based fibre network operator Eurofiber Holding has generated revenues of EUR 141.4 million during 2017, up by 7 percent compared with EUR 132.2 million in 2016, ...

OTT players prepare new attack on video market

Published 23 Apr 2018 15:02 CET | Netherlands

Anyone thinking Netflix may be approaching saturation point is mistaken. The OTT market is still in full development, with new services and distribution models set to shake ...

Over half Dutch own smart TV, purchase intentions increasing

Published 16 Apr 2018 15:08 CET | Netherlands

Smart TV penetration continues to grow in the Netherlands and has reached around half of households, according to the latest research from Telecompaper. The share of ...

Spotify guidance disappoints, as YouTube prepares to step up the competition in music market

Published 29 Mar 2018 16:23 CET | World

Spotify has issued guidance for its Q1 and 2018 results, ahead of its stock market listing on 03 April. What's the outlook for the company, based on its financials and the ...

Wi-Fi usage starts to fall as consumers take up 4G, bigger data plans

Published 20 Mar 2018 16:49 CET | Netherlands, World

What's the future for Wi-Fi? Will there still be a place for a service being outpaced by mobile technology? Anyone who ever turns off the Wi-Fi on their phone and switches to ...

Spotify stock listing: still not self-financing, but prospects appear good

Published 15 Mar 2018 12:37 CET | World

Spotify is expected to list on the stock market in the first week of April, through a direct listing. That means no new shares will be sold. The company is still loss-making ...

Dutch open cable proposal promising - unless market backs KPN and ACM holds out for FTTH

Published 28 Feb 2018 11:57 CET | Netherlands

Dutch regulator ACM has released a draft analysis for the fixed broadband market, designating both KPN and VodafoneZiggo dominant players for the first time. If approved, the ...