Dutch digital TV penetration passes 70%

By the end of June, 72% of Dutch TV subscribers took a digital subscription, with Ziggo the largest player, followed by UPC and KPN. The figures come from communication regulator OPTA’s quarterly Market Monitor. The number of digital cable subscribers reached 3.2 million at the end of the second quarter, up from 2.7 million a […]

OPTA reveals latest Dutch TV numbers

Cable TV subscribers in the Netherlands numbered 5.291 million at the end of the first quarter, down from 5.334 million in December, according to the latest survey by regulator OPTA. Analogue subscribers numbered 2.252 million, down from 2.436 million. Satellite, IPTV, fibre and digital-terrestrial TV consumers numbered 2.239 million, up from 2.165 million. Ziggo remained […]

OPTA confirms NMa view on KPN acquisition

Dutch communications regulator OPTA has supported competition regulator the NMa’s analysis of the impact of a merger between telco KPN and regional cable operator CAIW. The NMa earlier said that the acquisition of CAIW by KPN could have an adverse impact on competition in the markets in which CAIW was active. The OPTA’s confirmation of […]