Tele2 Netherlands adds IPTV to its VDSL service lineup

Tele2 Netherlands is taking charge of the idea that there's still gold in copper with its new IPTV service that will be run over its VDSL network.

The launch of this service, which was announced in August, came after it had to scrap its analog cable TV resale plan with Ziggo and UPC. A Dutch corporate appeals court overturned Dutch telecom regulator Opta's mandate that its major cable operators have to resell their analog TV services to competitors like Tele2.

But the good news for the 1.5 million homes that are eligible to get Tele2's VDSL service is that they'll be able to purchase a triple play (voice, video and broadband) package for EUR 39.95 (US$48).

To enhance the offering, Tele2 would like to expand the roll out of its 50 Mbps service in addition to leveraging pair bonding to get 100 Mbps speeds.   

For more:
- Telecompaper has this article

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