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Ziggo's mobile strategy: virtual and over-the-top

Friday 26 April 2013 | 12:31 CET | Author: Tim Poulus | Market Commentary
Dutch cable operator Ziggo is opening up its customers' Wi-Fi modems for shared access with other subscribers. After a successful trial of the service in the northern city of Groningen, the company is going ahead with a nationwide roll-out. This is expected to lead to around 1 million WifiSpots (as Ziggo calls them) available for customers by August. The company has also said it will be using femtocells, which will probably take advantage of the 2600MHz band spectrum its joint venture with UPC, Zum acquired in 2010. In addition, Ziggo will launch a VoIP app for smartphones. Ziggo's mobile

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Categories: Fixed / Mobile & Wireless / Mobile & Wireless
Companies: FON / KPN / Tele2 / T-Mobile / UPC / Vodafone / Ziggo
Countries: Netherlands
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