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T-Mobile Netherlands breaks market taboos with end to data caps

Thursday 19 January 2017 | 12:29 CET | Author: Tim Poulus | Market Commentary
T-Mobile is looking to shake up the Dutch market by dropping its data caps. Two of the five new subscriptions in its Go series of plans offer unlimited data (also in the EU and optionally the US). What's unclear is what it's trying to achieve. It's previously said it wants to be the biggest mobile-only provider, but it is already. No concrete targets were provided. It's clear the company wants to grow, both its customer numbers and ARPU. Given the current market situation, in which newcomer Tele2 appears to have held off with any particularly disruptive offer, T-Mobile has a good chance of

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Deutsche Telekom / Iliad / KPN / Tele2 Netherlands / T-Mobile Netherlands / T-Mobile US / VodafoneZiggo
Countries: Netherlands
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