Netherlands Sports Broadcasting Media (Television and Telecommunications) Landscape

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Netherlands total telecom and pay-tv service revenues were $10.6 billion in 2021. The market is expected to achieve a CAGR of more than 1% during the forecast period. The Netherlands Sports Broadcasting Media research report provides an overview of the television and telecommunications market in relation to sports broadcasting in the Netherlands today, with top-level data and detailed forecasts of key indicators up to 2026. The report analyses the television, mobile handset and residential fixed-line broadband sectors, as well as a review of major sports media rights.

Netherlands Sports Broadcasting Media

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Key Sectors in the Netherlands Sports Broadcasting Media Industry

The key sectors in the Netherlands sports broadcasting media industry are television services, mobile services, and fixed broadband services.

Television Services: The television household penetration rate in the Netherlands is very high, with most of the Dutch homes owning at least one television set. In the TV service, pay-tv subscriptions include cable, DTH/satellite, and IPTV. Cable TV was the leading pay-tv technology in the Netherlands in 2021. The growth in IPTV subscriptions will be supported by improving fixed broadband infrastructure in the country and the rising adoption of multiplay packages inclusive of IPTV services. However, the growing adoption of streaming services such as Netflix and Videoland will also contribute to the projected decline in pay-tv penetration over the forecast period. Dutch telecom provider VodafoneZiggo will be the leading pay-tv service provider in the Netherlands, followed by KPN and T-Mobile Netherlands.

Mobile Services: According to devices, mobile services can be sub-segmented into feature phones, smartphones, connected mobile data services, and M2M/IoT. Over the forecast period, there will be a growth in mobile operator subscribers. The growth will be driven by rising mobile Internet subscriptions, growth in smartphone subscriptions, and rise in M2M/IoT services.

Fixed Broadband Services: Fixed broadband lines can be either residential or business. Total fixed broadband lines in the Netherlands will increase over the forecast period, supported by collective efforts from the government and operators like KPN and VodafoneZiggo, in expanding internet coverage across the country. VodafoneZiggo will lead the fixed broadband services market, followed by KPN. VodafoneZiggo’s leadership will be supported by its dominant position in the cable segment.

Netherlands Sports Broadcasting Media Overview, by Sectors

Netherlands Sports Broadcasting Media Overview, by Sectors

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Key Players in the Netherlands Sports Broadcasting Media Industry

The key players in the Netherlands sports broadcasting media industry are Discovery, ESPN, KPN, NENT, NPO, RTL Nederland, Talpa TV, T-Mobile, VodafoneZiggo, and Ziggo Sport.

Netherlands Sports Broadcasting Media Industry, by Players

Netherlands Sports Broadcasting Media Industry, by Players

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Market Report Overview

Market Revenue (2021) $10.6 billion
CAGR >1%
Key Sectors Television Service, Mobile Service, and Fixed Broadband Service
Key Players Discovery, ESPN, KPN, NENT, NPO, RTL Nederland, Talpa TV, T-Mobile, VodafoneZiggo, and Ziggo Sport

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  • This Sports Broadcasting Media Report offers a thorough, forward-looking analysis of the Netherlands television and telecommunications markets, and service providers in a concise format to help executives build proactive and profitable growth strategies.
  • The report examines the assumptions and drivers behind ongoing and upcoming trends in the Netherlands pay-TV, mobile handset, and residential fixed broadband markets, including the evolution of service provider market shares.
  • With 20 charts and tables, the report is designed for an executive-level audience, boasting presentation quality.

RTL Nederland
Talpa TV
Ziggo Sport

Table of Contents

Population and household context

Television services market

Mobile services market: Handsets

Fixed broadband services market: Residential

Competitive landscape

Data tables

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