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KPN ramps up competition on FTTH market with new joint venture

Tuesday 23 March 2021 | 16:14 CET | Author: Erik Compter | Market Commentary
KPN has announced a joint venture with pension fund ABP to invest around EUR 1 billion in connecting nearly 1,000 villages to fibre. The joint venture will be owned 50-50 by KPN and APG, the asset management arm of ABP.

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