Dutch 4G users increase five-fold in past year

Monday 13 April 2015 | 12:42 CET | Author: Tim Wijkman | Background
More than one in five Dutch mobile users are taking advantage of 4G networks, up from just 4 percent a year ago. This follows the expansion in coverage by operators, with KPN offering national coverage since April 2014 and Vodafone Netherlands since August last year. T-Mobile Netherlands expects to have national coverage by the end of this year, and Tele2 is targeting the first quarter of 2016 to complete its roll-out. Tele2 already has coverage in much of the Randstad and has started transferring its customers to the new network. Telecompaper tracks 4G usage since September 2013. In the

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