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KPN renews SME bundles, introduces quad play

KPN has introduced new internet and TV subscriptions for small business customers. The packages are tailored to entrepreneurs and SOHOs, with a basic package that can be expanded as needed with additional services for business customers. READ MORE: Tele2 performs well in declining Dutch mobile market, Vodafone … The basic subscription comes with internet or a more extensive deal with…

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KPN launches IoT offering for businesses

KPN has unveiled a new IoT platform as it looks to boost the performance of its struggling enterprise arm. The Dutch operator said KPN Things comprised hardware, connectivity, and data and consulting services. The horizontal platform, which is based on kit from Cumulocity, is supplemented by a range of connected devices that enable customers “to monitor, control, and track anything…

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Tele2 performs well in declining Dutch mobile market, Vodafone top loser in Q2

The Dutch mobile services market fell 1.9 percent in the second quarter, to reach EUR 1.14 billion in revenues, with the decline accelerating sequentially. Normally, the April-June period generates higher sales than January-March. This year, however, there was no quarter-on-quarter growth, as revealed by the latest Dutch Mobile Operators quarterly report from Telecompaper. Of the four mobile operators with their own…

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Simyo NPS scores highest among Dutch mobile providers, followed by T-Mobile

Simyo earned a net promoter score (NPS) of 30 in the second quarter, followed by T-Mobile Netherlands with 26, and then KPN with 22. Simyo was especially cited for its price-related points. About 70 percent of customers recommended Simyo for its price/quality ratio and 61 percent for its monthly costs. At T-Mobile NL, the price/quality ratio was also the most…

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KPN Q2: focus on enterprise division, impact of unlimited data and RLAH, recognized as positioned as a Niche Player by Gartner

KPN will present its second-quarter results on 26 July. The market consensus is revenues of EUR 1.63 billion and EBITDA of EUR 570 million. The big question is whether there’s any improvement at its business division. Despite a number of small acquisitions recently, the activities still aren’t growing. In addition, we’ll be looking for the impact of the RLAH regulation…

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Truphone chooses KPN 4G network for Dutch customers; KPN bought Solcon, small telco

Mobile network Truphone said KPN will be its network provider for The Netherlands. The partnership will provides 4G for all Dutch Truphone customers this summer.  Michel van Wissen, EVP at KPN Wholesale, states: “We are proud that Truphone has chosen KPN’s high quality mobile network. Our dedicated and competent Wholesale team looks forward to making this collaboration a great success.”…

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European Hosted IP Telephony And UCaaS Market Prepares To Stave Off Competition From Aggressive US Players

European telecom carriers’ initiatives to discontinue integrated services digital network (ISDN) services are driving carrier and customer migration to Internet protocol (IP) connectivity services. The move is also fuelling adoption of next-generation business communication solutions, such as hosted private branch exchange (PBX) and unified communications as a service (UCaaS). Increasing availability of compelling cloud communications offerings and expanding feature sets,…

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Leading position of the Netherlands in Mobile is at stake due to spectrum policy, said KPN

The Netherlands is heading for a false start in the roll-out of 5G, because proposed Dutch spectrum policy is inconsistent with European developments and insufficient spectrum will be made available. The leading position of the Netherlands in the field of mobile connectivity is at stake if the Dutch government doesn’t change its mobile spectrum policy. This is part of KPN’s…

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T-Mobile NL launches disruptive Go Unlimited EU subscription

T-Mobile Netherlands said it is looking to cause a price war with the introduction of its new ‘disruptive’ T-Mobile Go Unlimited EU subscription. For EUR 35 per month, Dutch consumers and small business users (up to 20 employees) can get unlimited calling, texting and internet in the Netherlands and the rest of the European Union. For EUR 60 per month,…

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KPN claims first in Europe with start to LTE-M testing

Dutch operator KPN followed rival Orange in revealing support for cellular LTE-M technology for low power wide area networks (LPWA) in Europe after previously backing unlicensed rival LoRa. In a statement released today, KPN said it “recently” tested LTE-M, along with partners Ericsson and Qualcomm, laying claim to being the first European operator to do so. European operator Orange also told Mobile World Live in November…

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