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Dutch mobile market shifting to unlimited-type subscriptions too

Unlimited mobile internet is the consumer trend for 2018, with other Dutch operators expected to come in the wake of unlimited subscriptions at T-Mobile Netherlands and Tele2 Netherlands. READ MORE: The rate of adoption of unlimited data plans is 69% among US business customers In October alone, 32 percent of all consumers who searched online for a mobile plan clicked…

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Dutch prices for telephony, internet still falling

Dutch consumer prices for communication services in October fell by 0.2 percentage points from the month before, according to the latest report from Dutch statistics agency CBS. READ MORE: Study into telecommunications SME pricing in Belgium, France, Germany, The Netherlands, UK in 2017 by BIPT In September, there was a decline of 0.24 percentage point year-on-year. Consumer prices rose by…

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KPN earnings hit by EU roaming rules

European rules limiting roaming fees for the use of mobile phones abroad took a bite out of Dutch telecom company KPN’s third-quarter profit, the company said on Thursday. KPN reported a 4 percent drop in adjusted operating profit (EBITDA) to 636 million euros ($753 million), as revenue declined 6.6 percent to 1.6 billion. The results were in line with expectations…

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Ziggo increases business broadband speeds

Dutch cable operator Ziggo has increased upload speeds for its business broadband subscribers. The company said it now offers the highest business upload speed, at 50 Mbps for all customers on the Max subscription plan. READ MORE: Panasonic offering global – roaming free – connectivity for enterprises This plan comes with a download speed of 500 Mbps. Prices are unchanged.

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Tele2 Netherlands wins telephony contract from Van Boxtel chain

Tele2 Netherlands announced that it won a three-year contract with the Van Boxtel hearing aid chain. READ MORE: Request for Proposal The company will provide integrated fixed and mobile telephony for the head office and 62 shops of the chain. The services will support communication for staff and with customers of the company.

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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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XS4All will now also provide roaming with data-only Sim

Dutch ISP XS4All started providing roaming also with mobile internet on 1 October. Customers of XS4All’s permanent services have been able to use mobile internet, with the MBs in their package, since 2013. There was also a data-only Sim card for tablets, laptops or hotspots. The product was available only in the Netherlands and that is why XS4ALL did not…

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With RLAH rules 35 percent of Dutch people used their mobile phones abroad

Research from Telecompaper’s Consumer Insights Panel shows that 35 percent of all Dutch people used their mobile phone more during the summer holiday, especially for mobile internet. WhatsApp is favourite Of the Dutch who went on holiday in Europe after 15 June, 56 percent said they changed their mobile behavior. In particular, the use of mobile internet became more popular:…

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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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ACM drops Youfone roaming probe

Dutch regulator has closed an investigation into possible roaming regulation violations by MVNO Youfone. According to Youfone director Valentijn Rensing, the ACM confirmed the decision in a tweet. The case emerged in August, after a Youfone customer complained that he was still being charged for a EU roaming bundle despite the new ‘roam like home’ rules from mid-June. The ACM said it…

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