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Dutch pubcaster to focus more on online distribution

Monday 15 June 2015 | 16:05 CET | News
Dutch public broadcaster NPO announced plans to focus more on online distribution and develop a premium, paid service. While it will continue to make programmes for linear TV channels, the website NPO.nl will be positioned as its most important distribution channel, according to the NPO's strategic plan for 2016-2020. More content will be added to the site, and a premium, paid subscription will be introduced for NPO.nl, offering ad-free access to programming going back a year. Programmes will still be promoted through other sites, social media and search engines to attract users through

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite / Internet
Companies: NPO
Countries: Netherlands
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