News

November 2020: new concept your own private cinema. 2-5-7 seats, order your movie via the app and pick a slot. From the founders of Pathe Thuis.

November 2020: Amazon Video Channels is launched in Spain, Italy and The Netherlands. Including Stingray Qello.

October 2020: Vevo partners with Dutch Music Video platform XITE to launch new Apple TV app. See also the Dutch news.

September 2020: Interesting read on key findings Digital News Report 2020 with some findings on covid impact on news consumption.

August 2020: last 2 months 40.000 online classes created in software from EuMediaNet at Erasmus University in Rotterdam

August 2020: the Dutch Cooking Corner live for the kids. Set up by The Reading Corner and Soon Media. The first cooking book for kids will be launched beginning 2021.

May 2020: First covid movie “Op Gepaste Afstand” released on Pathe Thuis.

April 2020: InCompanyMedia offers several free propositions for care homes and hospitals during the corona crisis: DPlay from Discovery, Beweeg TV from Omroep Max and Cordaan, NatuurTV and Polygoon TV.

April 2020: more than 50.000 families signed up for the free period of the Reading Corner in the Netherlands.

April – May 2020: IedereenLive (= EverybodyLive) is launched on social and TV at KPN and Ziggo.

March 2020: EumediaNet software to create your own videos in DIY booth is already used for 1100 online classes in the first week of the corona crisis.

January 2020: Suriname the first original for Pathe Thuis.

December 2019: Nice thematic SVODs are growing. CuriosityStream now serving more than 10 mio subs. AMC announces more than 2 mio subscribers for their 4 target SVODs. Stingray has 365.000 subs in Q3. Mainly in USA, coming to Europe as well.

November 2019: Stingray Caraoke is launched in Tesla.

September 2019: Faceculture launches Behind the Music concept

August 2019: Disney and Apple announce the first countries for their SVOD launch. The war on content and subscribers has started.

May 2019: several new marketplaces for TV channels have been announced. Amazon, ROKU, XUMO, Philips, Apple and Samsung will launch in several countries.

October 2018, January and July 2019: More focus on addressable advertising. Several European broadcasters announce that they are working on solutions.

November 2018: Pathé Thuis T-VOD is biggest cinema in Holland.

October 2018: Wind Vision wins award at MIPCOM

January 2017: The Netherlands: 88% watch digital; 37% have connected TV

June 2016: Acht TV goes to Medialaan

July 2015: Stingray buys the Brava channels.

November 2014: 24Kitchen goes to Fox

December 2010: first try out TV over IP service in the Netherlands called Iphion

April – August 2008: AD Sportwereld tests standalone Dutch Sport Newspaper