SkyShowtime launches on Netherlands’ Ziggo


Comcast and Paramount Global’s European joint-streamer, SkyShowtime has launched on the Dutch cable operator Ziggo in the Netherlands.

The deal marks SkyShowtime’s first multichannel video programming distributor (MVPD) relationship in the Dutch market.

Ziggo customers can subscribe to SkyShowtime directly via Ziggo and watch programming on the Mediabox Next and Next Mini priced at €6.99 per month.

Robin Kroes, executive director of consumer markets at VodafoneZiggo, said: “Introducing SkyShowtime is an important step in bringing together all big streaming services for Ziggo customers. Customers can quickly find and easily watch all their favorite titles in the best quality on our platform. This way, customers can enjoy a distinguishing entertainment-experience at Ziggo.”

SkyShowtime CEO Monty Sarhan added: “SkyShowtime is excited to build this new partnership with Ziggo, which marks our first MVPD deal in the Netherlands. As a streaming service created specifically for Europe, SkyShowtime is committed to working with distributors to serve subscribers.”

Content from the streaming service includes all five seasons of Yellowstone, Mayor of Kingstown, Tulsa King, Halo, Star Trek: Strange New Worlds, Fatal Attraction, Grease: Rise of the Pink Ladies and Rabbit Hole.

Since its debut last last year, SkyShowtime has launched in in Albania, Andorra, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czechia, Denmark, Finland, Hungary, Kosovo, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Norway, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain and Sweden.

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