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A detailed update of the Netherlands’s TV market, encompassing free-to-air and pay-TV across all TV technologies plus next-generation TV initiatives and OTT video. Includes TV ratings, revenues, market shares, programming, and advertising.


  • Following the €10bn acquisition of Ziggo by Liberty Global in 2014 and UPC rebranded as part of the Ziggo brand, the company is experiencing losses due to harmonization issues in the post-merger entity.
  • Ovum research shows that Netflix will have 1.34 million subscribers by the end of 2015. It has improved its position via a partnership with KPN to host its streaming services on the KPN platform.
  • KPN has launched an OTT live and on-demand streaming service, Play, which offers 22 linear TV channels, as well as three HBO premium channels and HBO On Demand.

Features and Benefits

  • Gain an insight into how the pay-TV and TV advertising sectors are faring in the Netherlands
  • Assess the prospects for multiscreen/OTT initiatives in the Dutch TV market

Key questions answered

  • How has the OTT market evolved over the past year in the Netherlands?
  • What impact is the UPC-Ziggo merger having on the Netherlands' pay-TV market?

Table of contents


  • Introduction
  • Download 1: Netherlands TV Update

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