Advanced Television


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

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

SkyShowtime now on Ziggo

Multiplay telco Ziggo and SkyShowtime have agreed a wide-ranging distribution deal that will bring SkyShowtime to millions of additional households in the Netherlands. The deal represents SkyShowtime’s first Multichannel Video Programming Distributor (MVPD) relationship in the Dutch market, with Ziggo launching the SkyShowtime app on its platform immediately. Ziggo customers can subscribe to SkyShowtime directly […]

June 14, 2023

VodafoneZiggo deploys Media Distillery

Media Distillery, a provider of AI-enabled video analysis solutions for the video entertainment industry, has announced that the Netherlands’ multiservice provider, VodafoneZiggo, has implemented EPG Correction Distillery  to improve the user experience for its nearly 4 million video subscribers. VodafoneZiggo is a joint venture between Vodafone Group and Liberty Global. EPG Correction Distillery was rolled […]

April 25, 2023

Film1 revamps streaming app

SPI owned and operated movie service Film1 has revamped its streaming app which includes the switch to a new OTT infrastructure that allows customisation and updates. Other enhancements include user interface improvements for a well-rounded user experience on web, iOS, Android apps and single-sign-on capability that provides seamless operator integration. The Ziggo set-top-box app has […]

July 27, 2022

Netherlands: ducktv on Ziggo

Mega Max Media has announced the launch of ducktv, the global toddler channel, on Ziggo in the Netherlands. All customers of Ziggo with a Movies & Series XL or TV Channels Plus package will be able to watch ducktv at channel 311. ducktv offers expertly curated programming aimed at children from 6 months to 4 […]

July 4, 2022

Netherlands: SPI launching FilmBox on Ziggo

SPI/FilmBox has announced the launch of FilmBox with Ziggo, a cable operator in the Netherlands, starting June 30th. The distribution deal will allow all TV customers of Ziggo to have unlimited access to FilmBox at channel 100 for a curated selection of Hollywood films, classics and the popular Narcos series. FilmBox was launched in the […]

June 29, 2022

Bank upgrades Liberty Global

Equity analysts at investment bank Berenberg have upgraded their opinion on media giant Liberty Global. Analyst Carl Murdock-Smith at the bank cited the bank’s rating on Liberty Global shares to ‘Buy’ from ‘Hold’ although kept the target price for Liberty’s stock at $30. Murdock-Smith noted that Liberty enjoys several catalysts, as well as a “consistent […]

June 8, 2022

Liberty Global “stable” in Q1

Liberty Global, the multinational telco, has published its Q1 2022 financial results. CEO Mike Fries stated: “First, our thoughts go out to all those impacted by the war in Ukraine. I’m very proud of our operations and employees across Liberty Global for their devoted efforts to support those in need. While we all hope for […]

May 11, 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