KPN looks for help through partnerships

Monday 24 September 2012 | 13:04 CET | Author: Tim Poulus | Market Commentary
After failing in its attempts to sell Base (Belgium) and E-Plus (Germany), KPN appears to focusing more on partnerships. The Dutch operator has managed to hold off America Movil's influence, but is discussing synergies with the new shareholder. Telekom Austria, in which America Movil also recently acquired a stake, is reportedly also involved in the talks. KPN also recently announced an alliance with Tech Mahindra for IT development (both for its own use and for customers) and with Interaxi to develop RFID services. The most recent partnership is with RoutIT, in which KPN is acquiring a 12.5

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Companies: BT / KPN / RoutIT
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