Ziggo and UPC make smart move with different mobile partners

Tuesday 19 July 2011 | 12:16 CET | Author: Kamiel Albrecht | Market Commentary
Three weeks after UPC launched its mobile internet for businesses product in the Netherlands, the country's largest cable operator, Ziggo, introduced its own mobile internet services for consumers. The cable operators are fulfilling their promise to launch mobile services in 2011. Market expectations were that they would both select the same mobile operator, as they already partnered in the Ziggo4 venture to acquire a licence for 20 MHz of 2.6 GHz band frequencies during the Dutch auction in June 2010. These frequencies can be used to offer mobile broadband services via the new technology

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: KPN / Liberty Global / UPC / UPC Business / Vodafone / Ziggo
Countries: Netherlands
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