Advanced Television


Ovyo names Morrison as Chief Revenue Officer

Ovyo, a video software, integration and delivery services company, has named Colin Morrison as its first Chief Revenue Officer. Morrison, who joins from VIDA, brings a long experience working in the video industry including heading up commercial teams at XPERI, Microsoft and Ericsson. Morrison will be based in The Netherlands and will be responsible for […]

September 7, 2023

Ziggo, SkyShowtime expand partnership

Ziggo, the Netherlands’ TV provider, and SkyShowtime are expanding their partnership. Starting this autumn, SkyShowtime — with its line-up of exclusive series and movies from Paramount and Universal — will be provided to TV Max subscribers replacing the Movies & Series XL package – and as an extra benefit for customers who combine their Ziggo […]

August 22, 2023

KPN acquires Youfone’s Dutch activities

KPN has acquired the Dutch activities of Youfone. Youfone is already active on KPN’s networks with more than 540k Youfone customers already using the mobile and fixed networks in the Netherlands. They will continue to do so after the acquisition. In a press statement, KPN said: “Youfone is a fast-growing and challenging telecom operator with […]

June 22, 2023

KPN acquires Primevest’s fibre network

KPN has further strengthened its fibre footprint in the Netherlands’ larger cities by acquiring the fibre network of Primevest Capital Partners. This consists of 127k homes passed in urban areas in The Hague, Rotterdam and Eindhoven. The acquisition is in line with KPN’s strategy to expand its fibre network and cover ~80 per cent of […]

June 19, 2023

Regiogroei chooses XroadMedia for personalisation and content discovery

Regiogroei, the digital partnership of 10 Dutch regional media broadcasters, today announces their project with XroadMedia, the specialists in building innovative and ground-breaking content discovery and personalisation solutions. Regiogroei were looking to replace their existing recommendation solution with a more innovative and advanced alternative that would be able to scale. XroadMedia’s pioneering solution will give […]

May 22, 2023

Unified Streaming names Van Aalderen CEO

Unified Streaming, the Amsterdam-based specialist in video streaming technology, has named Martin van Aalderen its new CEO effective immediately.Van Aalderen will chart the company’s new phase of growth and replaces Dirk Griffioen, who will focus on special projects within the organisation. Throughout his career Van Aalderen has applied his skills to growing companies within the […]

March 30, 2023

Viaplay Group commissions first Dutch movie

Viaplay will premiere its first Dutch film, a comedy set around a Christmas dinner where nothing goes as planned, in late 2023. Jacqueline Blom (‘Black Widow’), René van Zinnicq Bergman (‘Smeris’), Georgina Verbaan (‘Klem‘), Barbara Sloesen (‘Something About Love’), Kiefer Zwart (‘Good Times, Bad Times’) and Stefanie van Leersum (‘Woensel West’) in the leading roles, […]

February 16, 2023

Capital A takes ODMedia stake

International content services and media processing company ODMedia has announced that Dutch Capital A Investment Partners has acquired a minority stake in the company. Capital A will assist ODMedia’s geographical expansion through a buy-and-build strategy. With the completeness of its service portfolio and preferred status with all the major platforms, ODMedia says it is well-positioned […]

February 14, 2023

T-Mobile NL partners with Witbe

Witbe, a specialist in test automation and monitoring, has announced a partnership with T-Mobile NL to support its mission of delivering top-tier service to all its customers. T-Mobile NL and Witbe will work together to ensure the quality of T-Mobile NL’s IPTV services being delivered across consumer video devices, such as set-top boxes, smart TVs, […]

February 7, 2023

Netherlands: Viaplay distribution deal with Solcon

Viaplay Group and Solcon, a KPN-owned provider of internet, television and telephone services, have agreed a distribution partnership in the Netherlands. Effective immediately, new Solcon customers can access the Viaplay streaming service for free during the entire 2023 Formula 1 season. At the same time, current Solcon customers can subscribe to Viaplay for €9.99 per […]

February 1, 2023