KPN gears up for Viaplay launch on March 1

KPN is all set to launch Viaplay and offer subscribers the extra chance to watch Formula 1. Grand Prix races LIVE on Viaplay can be viewed temporarily on Viaplay Xtra via channel KPN TV 225 from March. This gives KPN subscribers a Viaplay subscription with KPN an extra way to watch; via the Viaplay app, stream to a TV or simply through channel 225 on your television. KPN has literally turned the green light on for the new Formula 1 season.

Apart from watching via the app, Viaplay will temporarily stream Formula 1 matches live over the weekend on Viaplay Xtra’s KPN TV 225 channel. “We are hereby offering KPN customers with Viaplay the extra opportunity to watch Viaplay in the first months of the new Formula 1 season,” said Jochem de Jong, KPN’s Director of Partnerships. “On channel 225, apart from the app or streaming to their TV, our TV viewers can also follow the match live. The channel will temporarily be available to all subscribers with a KPN Viaplay subscription.”

KPN was the first to make free Viaplay offers recognized by new customers and is also a lucrative offer for existing customers. “The interest has been very high since then. Everything is now being prepared for new customers so that their switch is timed, before the start of the new Formula 1 season. It is important to switch to KPN in time, as the first race will be held on March 20. Fast Switcher literally watches the entire Formula 1 season for free with Viaplay,” said De Jong. “If you’re a little late, no problem, the free period only starts upon activation.” Existing internet and television subscribers can easily add Viaplay to the app MijnKPN starting March 1, giving them direct access to the app and they can also watch the match live on Viaplay channel while Viaplay Xtra on their television.

KPN and Viaplay
At the end of last year, Viaplay and KPN announced a multi-year partnership, making Viaplay available to 3.6 million households in the Netherlands. Viaplay offers Dutch viewers a unique combination of premium live sports, Viaplay Originals, international films and series, as well as content for children. Various devices and platforms will support Viaplay in the Netherlands, including smart TVs; iOS and Android smartphones and tablets; Chromecast and Apple TV; and PCs and Macs.

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About Viaplay
The Viaplay streaming service from Nordic Entertainment Group AB (publ) (NENT Group) is available in Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland, Iceland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland and the United States. Viaplay will launch in the Netherlands and the UK in 2022, followed by Canada, Germany, Austria and Switzerland in late 2023. Viaplay operates a streaming service, TV channel, radio station and production company, and its goal is to tell stories, touch lives and expand the world. . The head office of the NENT Group is located in Stockholm from where it reaches the world and is registered on the Nasdaq Stockholm (“NENT B”).

About KPN
KPN has been the leading telecommunications and IT service provider in the Netherlands for almost 140 years. Every Dutchman uses the KPN network every day, directly or indirectly, from fiber optic connections on the ground to ATMs in shops or matrix signs above the highway. Through the Dutch network, where KPN continues to invest through fiber installation and rollout, for example, the new 5G cellular network, KPN serves consumers and business customers with services for telephone, data, television, internet-of-things, cloud. , workplace, and security. KPN has an open network where other providers also offer services. More information at

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