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Inmarsat seeks new Greek Teleport licence

Inmarsat has to move one of its Teleports from the Netherlands to Greece. It has been arguing its case before a Dutch court to stay in the Netherlands and is seeking an alternate Greek licence to establish an Earth station in Greece. Inmarsat is currently using C-band frequencies in the Netherlands, but the authorities are […]

May 17, 2022By Chris Forrester

Biites launches in Netherlands

Global video platform Biites has launched in the Netherlands. Specialising in long-form branded content, the Copenhagen-based company backed by First Party Capital, delivers an interruption-free, viewable marketing platform to advertisers for global and localised branded video content. Carlijn Postma, author and founder of content marketing agency The Post, represents the company in the Benelux. The […]

May 11, 2022

Bank: Viaplay Netherlands exceeding expectations

Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT) has received a positive view from analysts at Berenberg Bank, which says that there’s been a positive newsflow in the company’s favour. “Viaplay was launched in the Netherlands, and we believe the platform has achieved subscriber numbers well ahead of expectations,” says Berenberg. “An agreement has been struck with Tele2 to […]

April 14, 2022

21 countries top Netflix Speed Index for March

Five ISP services in Asia posted increases in the month of March on the Netflix ISP Speed Index – a monthly update on which ISPs provide the best primetime Netflix streaming experience. VNPT in Vietnam jumped 0.2 Megabits per second (Mbps) to 3.4 Mbps. After dipping by 0.2 Mbps last month, Japan’s VECTANT increased by […]

April 13, 2022

Viaplay, PDC partner for Dutch Darts Masters

Viaplay and the Professional Darts Corporation (PDC) will partner to organise the Dutch Darts Masters in June. Dutch three-time PDC World Champion Michael van Gerwen and reigning World Champion Peter ‘Snakebite’ Wright will join a line-up of darting superstars at Amsterdam’s 17,000-capacity Ziggo Dome for the live event, which will be streamed live and exclusively […]

April 11, 2022

Benelux: Manna on Prime Video

ODMedia and NEEMA Media have announced that Manna, a faith-based themed subscription channel, is now available on Amazon Prime Video Channels in the Benelux. Amazon Prime members in the region can subscribe to the channel for €3,99 per month. Manna features 100 films and will continue to add new content including documentaries, series, movies, music […]

April 6, 2022

Netherlands: Dizi on Amazon Prime Video Channels

SPI’s premium drama hub Dizi has continued its Western European expansion with Amazon Prime Video Channels. Building on its launch in Spain, Dizi’s curated selection of acclaimed Turkish series is now available on Amazon Prime Video Channels in the Netherlands as add-on paid monthly subscription package. The package currently features an SVoD proposition that allows […]

April 5, 2022

Viaplay to stream Fury vs Whyte in 10 countries

Viaplay will be the exclusive streaming home in 10 European countries of the heavyweight boxing title fight between Tyson Fury and Dillian Whyte on April 23rd. Some 100,000 fans are expected to fill London’s Wembley Stadium for the historic showdown, with millions more watching around the world, as two of boxing’s heaviest hitters face off […]

March 29, 2022

Viaplay secures Enfusion, Invicta FC fight rights

Viaplay will be the live streaming home of all kickboxing and mixed martial arts (MMA) events from the Netherlands’ Enfusion and of Invicta FC, the all-female MMA promotion, in multiple European markets for the next three years. Viewers can follow over 40 shows from these two series featuring international fighting superstars. Based in the Netherlands, […]

March 25, 2022

Netherlands: MojiTV on Samsung TV Plus

Samsung TV Plus, Samsung’s free Smart TV video service, along with international content services and processing company ODMedia, have announced The Netherlands launch of MojiTV, a kids channel featuring popular programmes including Peter Rabbit, Care Bears, The Smurfs, Cry Babies, several titles of Efteling TV such as Leren met Joki and Sprookjesboom and more. Families […]

March 10, 2022