Netherlands

Former Sky UK boss Stephen van Rooyen has been appointed chief executive of VodafoneZiggo, the Dutch telco and pay-television operator

Viaplay Group has cemented its future in the Netherlands until at least 2029, after today (Tuesday) signing off a multi-year Formula 1 rights renewal that also covers its home Nordic markets

Viaplay is closing in on the renewal of its key Formula 1 rights in the Netherlands in a deal that would help to alleviate doubts over its future in the Dutch market following a wider international retreat.

Talpa Network has strengthened its sports offering to customers by striking a linear TV partnership in the country with Viaplay Group, helping to offset the Dutch broadcaster's loss of Uefa club competition rights.

Luke Littler’s run to the 2024 PDC World Championship final has created a lasting boost for UK darts audiences, putting Matchroom in a strong position ahead of renewal talks.

The matchday scheduling in the Keuken Kampioen Divisie is set for a major overhaul after ESPN announced it will show every match from Dutch football's second division live as soon as possible, following…

Four leading Dutch digital cable television and telecoms operators have withdrawn their complaint to the Authority for Consumers and Markets (ACM), the Netherlands’ competition regulator, over the €750m ($8…

The sales process has gone live in the Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg for media rights to the Fifa World Cup in 2026 and 2030

Roger Lodewick, president of sports games at esports’ ESL FACEIT Group and previously of Team Marketing, has been recruited by Viaplay to lead its operations in the Netherlands.

Feyenoord, the reigning Dutch champions, has become the first club in the Eredivisie to launch a dedicated streaming service for fans

European media conglomerate RTL Group has reached an agreement for the sale of Dutch broadcaster RTL to DPG Media, a multimedia company with operations in the Netherlands, Belgium and Denmark.

The Canal Plus name is to return to the Netherlands early next year, with the pay-television operator announcing that its new streaming platform in the country will include the Eredivisie, the top domestic…

Viaplay Group has laid out plans for a “recapitalisation programme” that includes a SEK4bn (€350m/$382m) new equity raise and SEK14.6bn debt renegotiation package as part of measures designed to stave off insolvency and subsequent bankruptcy.

Lega Serie A is close to finalising its first international broadcast deals of the new cycle after rights were awarded in eight countries from the 2024-25 season onwards

Pay-television broadcaster Ziggo Sport has announced it is to remain the home of World Athletics' top-tier Diamond League and associated series in the Netherlands for the remainder of the decade.

Industry experts have told SportBusiness Media they are unsure of Viaplay's long-term commitment - indeed its very ability to commit - to the Netherlands, ahead of a pivotal Formula 1 tender in the country.

All 18 clubs in the Dutch Eredivisie today (Tuesday) unanimously agreed to a renewal of a domestic broadcast rights deal with ESPN for a further five seasons

Four leading Dutch digital cable television and telecoms operators have refused to concede defeat in their battle to acquire media rights to Dutch football’s Eredivisie by taking the issue to the Authority f…