FilmBox to launch in Netherlands with Delta Fiber

In a move that marks the expansion of SPI’s FilmBox brand in the Netherlands, the company has struck a deal to launch its FilmBox offering with Dutch telecom provider Delta Fiber. Delta Fiber, owned by Swedish private equity group EQT, operates the Delta Fiber and Caiway cable networks in the country, having acquired Caiway in 2017. Caiway subscribers […]

Stoneroos upgrades UI for Delta and Caiway

Multiplatform OTT TV solutions and EPGdata firm Stoneroos has announced the launch of a new set-top box user experience for Dutch operator DELTA Fiber Netherlands. The UX overhaul will come to customers of the DELTA and Caiway brands, and promises a significantly improved experience. While Stoneroos says that the UI improvements are “mainly under the […]

ShortsTV extends Dutch distribution

ShortsTV, the short movie channel, has extended its distribution in the Netherlands. The linear TV channel has launched on T-Mobile and Caiway in the country. ShortsTV is fully localised in Dutch. The channel was already available in the Netherlands in Ziggo’s Movies & Series XL package, Delta’s Plus Package, Kabeltex’s ‘Plus Pakket Totaal’ and on […]

Caiway and DELTA TV turn to AminoTV for service consolidation

Entertainment technology solutions provider Amino is partnering with Dutch ISPs DELTA and Caiway to provide TV services on a shared platform. In 2018, DELTA and Caiway were acquired in separate deals by Swedish private equity group EQT and merged into DELTA Fiber Netherlands B.V. The service, integrated via AminoTV, will allow the brands to operate […]

BBC First increases Dutch distribution

BBC Worldwide is upping the distribution of BBC First in the Netherlands after agreeing a deal with TV, internet and phone provider Caiway. The fibre operator will carry the ‘best of British drama’ channel from June 15, and it will available to its 200,000 subscribers. The fully localised Dutch version of BBC First is already […]

Switzerland tops Netflix’s July ISP Speed Index

Switzerland’s ImproWare was the fastest internet service provider in Europe in July with average monthly speeds of 4.30 Mbps, according to Netflix’s ISP Speed Index. The monthly report found that Austria was the second fastest European internet market with Liwest providing average speeds of 4.21 Mbps. The service provider overtook Kabelplus as the fastest operator […]

Unitymedia drops down Netflix’s ISP Speed Index

Unitymedia Kabel was among the major movers in Netflix’s latest ISP Speed Index, with the Germany operator’s average web speed falling to 3.18 Mbps in January. Netflix noted that the internet service provider, which had ranked at the top since Netflix launched service in that country, dropped thee places in the month to eighth place. […]

Mediaset Italia launches on KPN and Caiway

Mediaset Italia will get distributed in the Netherlands following the agreement of carriage deals with KPN and Caiway. The channel is a best-of offering showcasing content from Italian media group Mediaset’s domestic services and is represented by Chello Zone, which concluded the deals. On KPN, the channel will launch in the basic package.
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KPN cancels Caiway acquisition

KPN will not proceed with its planned acquisition of cable service provider Caiway. The Dutch telco said the country’s competition authority, NMa, has too many objections against the transaction. Caiway provides television, broadband and telephony services in several municipalities in the Netherlands through the cable and fibre infrastructures of CIF and a number of regional […]

Fox cooks up Dutch channel

Fox International Channels is launching a round-the-clock cooking channel in the Netherlands. 24Kitchen will roll out on on October 1 on the Ziggo, UPC, Caiway and Glashart’s pay TV services, reaching three million viewers. The channel will be a joint venture between Fox Channels Benelux and food and cosmetics firm Jan Dekker Holding. It will […]