TV & Internet in Amsterdam


Cable TV

The Dutch TV market benefits from a comprehensive cable network reaching almost all TV homes. In the last several years, the cable television infrastructure has been upgraded to support internet service and many cable providers can now provide access to the internet as well. As internet access runs over the existing cable TV network alongside the signal for television, no separate telephone line is required.

The largest cable providers are:


The Netherlands has the highest broadband penetration in the European Union. DSL is available for 99% of the population and broadband cable is available for 90% of the population. 57% of Dutch households use a broadband connection. The main internet providers in the Netherlands are:

Wi-Fi hotspots are quite common in Amsterdam. Many airports and other public areas like hotels, cafes etc have Wi-Fi hotspots.

Update 29/02/2008


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