NPO could introduce pay version of catch-up TV service

Thursday 20 June 2013 | 13:59 CET | News
The Dutch public broadcaster NPO is considering whether it should charge for its Uitzending Gemist catch-up TV service, Totaal TV reported, citing board member Shula Rijxman during the Media Park Annual Conference. Rijxman said it has become too expensive to get the on-demand rights for certain series, especially in light of the recent budget cuts demanded by Dutch government. If the NPO gets a green light from state secretary Sander Dekker (Education, Culture and Science), it will launch a plus variant of its catch-up TV service. Its own programmes will remain available for free. The NPO

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite / Internet / Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Caiway / NPO
Countries: Netherlands
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