During the first quarter of 2015, Dutch cable operator Ziggo has lost 49,500 TV customers. The total number of TV homes of the combined cable operator was 4,239,900, with 6,993,600 homes paased, the penetration stood at 60.6%.
According to the Dutch language website Digitale Kabeltelevisie, the losses of subscribers because of the merger between UPC and Ziggo into the new Ziggo, are not extreme, but in line with the ongoing erosion of cable subscriptions.
In The Netherlands, the major competitor on the triple play market is incumbent KPN with its IPTV service.
The chart below tracks the quarterly losses of the combined Dutch cable nets of Ziggo and the former UPC.