Advanced Television


Netherlands: Talpa Network’s SBS9 rebrands as Viaplay TV

Viaplay Group and Dutch media company Talpa Network have agreed a linear TV partnership in the Netherlands. Starting April 5th, Talpa Network’s SBS9 linear TV channel will be rebranded as Viaplay TV, and will show selected content from the Viaplay streaming service’s portfolio of sports. Viaplay TV’s first live broadcast will be the second free […]

April 2, 2024

Netherlands: Apple TV+ on Ziggo

Ziggo is offering now offering the Apple TV+ streaming service directly to its customers in the Netherlands via the Mediabox Next and Next Mini set-top boxes. Apple TV+ is home to a library of movies and series including Masters of The Air, Monarch, Silo, Hijack, The Morning Show, Foundation and the Oscar nominated Killers of […]

March 1, 2024

Lodewick named SVP, CEO Viaplay Netherlands

Viaplay Group has appointed Roger Lodewick as SVP and CEO Viaplay Netherlands, effective immediately. Lodewick has a 20-year executive track record spanning a range of gaming, entertainment, media and sports businesses, and joins from ESL FACEIT Group, the eSports and gaming festival company, where he was President Sports Games. In his new role, he will […]

January 11, 2024

Woldberg named MD at ITV Studios Netherlands

ITV Studios has announces thed appointment of Laurens Woldberg as Managing Director of ITV Studios Netherlands, producer of Oogappels (Loved Ones), the winner of the prestigious Golden Televizier-Ring 2023, as well as Love Island Netherlands & Belgium, Het Perfecte Plaatje (The Perfect Picture), Oh Wat Een Jaar (A year to Remember) and Married at first Sight. Laurens joins the production house from […]

December 12, 2023

Canal+ launching streaming platform in Netherlands

After recent launches in Austria, Czech Republic and Slovakia, Canal+ Group has announced it is now coming to the Netherlands with an offer aggregating a streaming catalogue of movies and series. Its offer is already being distributed in the Netherlands via its subsidiary M7 and will be rebranded Canal+ from January 29th 2024. From this […]

December 4, 2023By Nik Roseveare

Canal+ DTC for Netherlands

Canal+ is returning to the Netherlands with a new streaming service before the end of this year. Launching in partnership with VodafoneZiggo, it will offer a range of originals and international productions alongside exclusive titles from Viaplay, Fremantle, Dutch CORE, Lionsgate and Lumière. The new streamer will be available via the Apple App Store, Google […]

November 14, 2023

Bitmovin, Stoneroos partnership

Bitmovin, a provider of video streaming infrastructure, has partnered with Stoneroos – part of NEP The Netherlands, to power multiple OTT and TV streaming services. The partnership will see the Bitmovin Player integrated with Stoneroos’ OTT NOW! product to ensure a consistent entertainment experience on any screen. “The combination of the Bitmovin Player and Stoneroos’ […]

November 8, 2023

Netherlands: F1 TV Pro on Viaplay

Viaplay Group and Formula 1 have entered a strategic partnership in the Netherlands that will see Viaplay customers able to access F1 TV Pro as part of their Viaplay subscriptions, alongside Viaplay’s Formula 1 coverage and full live sports line-up including Premier League football, PDC darts and more. The agreement covers the 2024 FIA Formula […]

September 29, 2023

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