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French example offers support for ACM for opening cable networks

29 Oct 2014 09:38 CET | France, Netherlands

The French Competition Authority has approved the acquisition of SFR by cable operator Numericable with several conditions. The acquisition became definitive in June of this ...

Liberty Global content moves may spark new regulatory concerns over Ziggo deal

06 Aug 2014 13:19 CET | Netherlands

The European Commission has 'stopped the clock' on its investigation of Liberty Global's proposed takeover of Dutch cable operator Ziggo. It's awaiting additional information ...

New CFO, board may steer KPN to calmer waters

22 Jul 2014 12:11 CET | Netherlands

KPN is expanding its management board and has named Jan Kees de Jager its new CFO. Joost Farwerck will become COO, and the company is also looking for a CCO. De Jager served ...

KPN: new strategic plan, CFO needed

04 Jul 2014 12:36 CET | Germany, Netherlands

The confirmed sale of E-Plus in Germany has created fresh uncertainty at KPN. The stock market reacted as can be expected. Initially the share price rose in a relief rally, ...

Ziggo's Bapp voice app makes cautious attack on mobile market

09 Apr 2014 15:02 CET | Netherlands

Dutch cable operator Ziggo has introduced a voice app called Bapp for smartphones and tablets (no SIM needed). It will test the app the next two months with 3,000 customers. ...

KPN nears 4G network completion, but work still to be done

07 Apr 2014 14:36 CET | Netherlands

KPN is nearing completion of its LTE network, but that's not to say everything's finished in terms of construction and investment. The Dutch operator announced that it has ...

Tele2 NL CEO choice puts focus on marketing, not network

04 Mar 2014 13:11 CET | Netherlands

Tele2 Netherlands will have a new CEO from 14 April: Jeff Dodds. He comes from UK operator Virgin Media, where he was chief marketing officer. Following the takeover of ...

KPN: balancing cost reductions with a focus on the network

09 Feb 2014 14:08 CET | Netherlands

KPN reported disappointing quarterly results and once again cut its outlook. Halting the decline in its position on the Dutch market will take longer than expected, more ...

Will regulators let Ziggo/UPC retain TV monopoly?

27 Jan 2014 16:21 CET | Netherlands

The proposed acquisition of the largest Dutch cable operator, Ziggo, by Liberty Global, parent of the second-largest cable operator in the country, UPC, is likely to raise ...

Is there room for CanalDigitaal as triple play provider?

17 Jan 2014 10:54 CET | Netherlands

On 15 January 2014, Dutch satellite TV operator CanalDigitaal took a new step as triple play provider by signing an agreement with Telio Netherlands, the subsidiary of ...

Ziggo may follow Telenet and oppose Liberty Global bid

12 Dec 2013 15:31 CET | Netherlands

Ziggo announced it's in talks with Liberty Global on a possible takeover. On 16 October, Ziggo said it rejected a preliminary approach from Liberty Global, but the two have ...

T-Mobile NL goes mobile-only, CanalDigitaal takes on triple-play with Online.nl

19 Nov 2013 14:30 CET | Netherlands

T-Mobile Netherlands has agreed to sell its subsidiary Euronet, which includes the broadband provider Online.nl, to CDS Group. Rumours of a sale of Online have circulated ...

UPC wants all of Ziggo, but what about Germany?

17 Oct 2013 13:21 CET | Netherlands

Dutch cable operator Ziggo announced that it rejected a takeover bid from UPC Netherlands' parent Liberty Global, its largest shareholder. After the "inadequate" initial ...

Tele2 to shake up Dutch broadband market with ambitious growth target

10 Sep 2013 15:24 CET | Netherlands

Tele2 Netherlands held a presentation for analysts about its future plans on 5 September. The operator provided more information about its ambitions on the Dutch mobile and ...

Investors bet on successful America Movil bid for KPN

21 Aug 2013 15:20 CET | Netherlands

KPN's share price has remained below the bid value announced by America Movil ahead of the expected launch of the offer in September. At the same KPN is moving ahead with its ...

Hyves social network likely to disappear in 2014

20 Aug 2013 14:31 CET | Netherlands

Telegraaf Media Groep has given the social network Hyves until the end of this year to prove itself, before the media company takes a decision on what to do with the venture. ...

T-Mobile helps Tele2 NL get going with 4G launch

15 Aug 2013 12:45 CET | Netherlands

Tele2 and T-Mobile have announced a 10-year agreement to share mobile antenna sites in the Netherlands to support the roll-out of 4G networks. Tele2 earlier said it expects ...

America Movil targets German market with KPN bid

12 Aug 2013 11:36 CET | Germany, Netherlands

America Movil (AMX) has suprised the market with an unsolicited takeover bid for KPN. It's offering EUR 2.40 per share, and the offer is conditional on acquiring at least 50 ...

UPC owner moves closer to Ziggo acquisition

29 Jul 2013 14:47 CET | Netherlands

Liberty Global, owner of the second-largest Dutch cable operator UPC Netherlands, has announced it increased its stake in the largest Dutch cable operator Ziggo to 28.5 ...

KPN: bad move bypassing America Movil with E-Plus sale

29 Jul 2013 13:45 CET | Germany, Netherlands

America Movil has abandoned its shareholders agreement with KPN. Signed in February this year, the original agreement followed the Mexican company acquiring an almost 30 ...

KPN follows competition in own way with new mobile plans

14 Jun 2013 12:32 CET | Netherlands

KPN is introducing new mobile subscriptions from 01 July, completely revamping its existing offer. Under the current offers, customers can put together their own bundle of ...

Ziggo's mobile strategy: virtual and over-the-top

26 Apr 2013 12:31 CET | Netherlands

Dutch cable operator Ziggo is opening up its customers' Wi-Fi modems for shared access with other subscribers. After a successful trial of the service in the northern city of ...

UPC owner to profit from Ziggo stake

28 Mar 2013 14:37 CET | Netherlands

Liberty Global International (LGI), owner of UPC Netherlands, has acquired 12.65 percent of Ziggo, the largest cable network operator in the Netherlands, from Barclays at EUR ...

T-Mobile USA sets its own course as 'un-carrier'

27 Mar 2013 15:28 CET | Europe, Netherlands, United States

T-Mobile USA has made a big step forward in its strategy. After its proposed merger with AT&T was blocked by regulators, the mobile operator is moving ahead with its own ...

Ziggo: RGU losses continue in Q1

18 Mar 2013 17:05 CET | Netherlands

Ziggo announced the refinancing of a credit facility worth EUR 800 million, which could be extended further. At the same time, it reiterated its guidance for 2013: EBITDA ...

 




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