wooden (anp) - The number of television connections in the Netherlands continues to decline. In total, after the first half of this year, a further 7.4 million connections, 0.3 percent less than after the first quarter of 2017, are apparent from figures from market researcher Telecompaper. The number of TV connections has fallen for 2.5 years. Telecompaper thinks sales will also decline since 2019.
Most cable connections are made via the cable. It's about 57 percent. Television over the telephone line is significantly smaller by 19 percent. Fiber fiber is the third technique with 15.5 percent.
VodafoneZiggo remains the biggest party in the TV market with 60.2 pocent of the total market turnover of 455 million euros. That is a slightly smaller market share than last quarter. KPN was the second party with 27 percent of the market, a small increase in its market share.