HBO Netherlands

HBO Nederland (Home Box Office) was a Dutch premium television network, owned by a joint venture between HBO and the largest cable television operator in the Netherlands, Ziggo. It launched on 9 February 2012.[1] HBO Nederland offered three television channels, available in HD and SD, video-on-demand services and HBO GO. The programming consisted of HBO's own productions, TV series, documentaries and films from Warner Bros.[2]

HBO Nederland
HBO logo.svg
CountryNetherlands
Broadcast areaNetherlands
Programming
Language(s)English with Dutch subtitles
Picture format576i (SDTV)
1080i (HDTV)
Ownership
OwnerTime Warner (HBO)
Liberty Global (Ziggo)
History
Launched9 February 2012; 9 years ago (2012-02-09)
Closed31 December 2016; 4 years ago (2016-12-31)

HBO Netherlands closed on 31 December 2016. Cable company Ziggo has acquired the broadcasting licenses of HBO content for the Dutch market.[3]

ChannelsEdit

  • HBO: Main flagship channel with television premieres
  • HBO 2: Second channel with a focus on drama and comedy
  • HBO 3: Third channel with a focus on action and thriller
  • HBO On Demand
  • HBO GO

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ van Soest, Thijs (16 January 2012). "Drie betaalzenders van HBO vanaf februari bij Ziggo". de Volkskrant. Retrieved 15 December 2012.
  2. ^ Briel, Robert. "Briel on: HBO launches in the Netherlands". Broadband TV News. Retrieved 15 December 2012.
  3. ^ Robert Briel (28 September 2016). "HBO Netherlands pulls the plug, Ziggo gets the programmes". BroadbandTVNews.com.