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Dutch takeover law sympathetic, but risks bureaucracy, arbitrariness and discounts

Published 21 Feb 2017 11:40 CET | Netherlands

The Dutch government has proposed legislation giving it the right to block takeovers of essential infrastructure or services. An investigation would be launched if the ...

NLziet, T-Mobile to lead Dutch market evolution in 2017

Published 20 Jan 2017 11:33 CET | Netherlands

The Dutch telecom market is set for dramatic changes in 2017. Mergers, the arrival of new OTT providers and continued investment in infrastructure are the most important ...

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

Published 19 Jan 2017 12:29 CET | Netherlands

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 ...

Main TV viewing time falling as tablet, VoD take over

Published 30 Dec 2016 15:54 CET | Netherlands

The big TV in the living room is losing ground, according to an analysis of viewing figures by Telecompaper. Average daily viewing time in the Netherlands has been falling ...

T-Mobile looks to force change in net neutrality law through courts

Published 30 Dec 2016 15:30 CET | Europe, Netherlands

The ACM has forbidden T-Mobile's 'Datavrije Muziek' offer, but the service is still available while T-Mobile pursues a court appeal. The regulator thinks the offer of ...

Preview 2017: Dutch telecom market set for dramatic changes

Published 27 Dec 2016 12:58 CET | Netherlands

The Dutch telecom landscape is set for dramatic changes in 2017. Ziggo and Vodafone Netherlands will merge, while T-Mobile and Youfone are entering the fixed market, ...

T-Mobile NL sacrifices margin for market share in Q3

Published 14 Nov 2016 17:09 CET | Netherlands

T-Mobile Netherlands showed an improved performance in the third quarter. The operator posted strong growth in postpaid and the drop in sales was less than in previous ...

HBO content offers Ziggo chance to create OTT SVOD service

Published 04 Oct 2016 12:03 CET | Netherlands

The upcoming end to HBO Netherlands that gives exclusive access to HBO content for the Dutch market to Dutch cable network operator Ziggo is an opportunity for the cable ...

KPN deal with Fox may hit HBO subscriber numbers

Published 22 Aug 2016 11:42 CET | Netherlands

After a turbulent round of negotiations between KPN and Fox Sports, played out in public through the media, KPN customers can now benefit from an attractive offer of cheaper ...

Tele2, fibre operators likely bidders for Vodafone NL fixed business

Published 03 Aug 2016 17:31 CET | Netherlands

The European Commission has given the green light to the planned merger of Ziggo and Vodafone Netherlands. The two companies will be merged in a 50-50 joint venture, with a ...

Tele2 Netherlands: time to buy or be bought

Published 14 Jul 2016 16:36 CET | Europe, Netherlands

Consolidation has reduced the Dutch market to six national players of significant size: KPN, Ziggo, Vodafone, T-Mobile, Tele2 and M7. With the planned merger of Ziggo and ...

T-Mobile NL management overhaul suggests DT may be ready to sell

Published 23 Jun 2016 14:31 CET | Netherlands

Deutsche Telekom has announced major changes in the management at its subsidiary T-Mobile Netherlands. The current CEO is leaving, and it's still searching for a successor. ...

Will the Dutch telecom market end up like Belgium?

Published 20 Jun 2016 16:22 CET | Netherlands, Western Europe

The telecom markets of Western Europe show significant underlying differences. With Ziggo and Vodafone Netherlands planning to merge, what will happen in the Netherlands? We ...

KPN simplifies further and becomes an attractive takeover target

Published 09 Mar 2016 12:55 CET | Netherlands

KPN has unveiled its new strategy for the coming years, under the name 'Simplify, Grow, Innovate'. Its financial bottom line is expected to improve thanks to savings on opex ...

Vodafone NL and Ziggo merger aimed at cost savings, dividends

Published 19 Feb 2016 16:14 CET | Netherlands

Vodafone Netherlands and Ziggo are doing their best to emphasize that nothing will change on the Dutch market after their planned merger. KPN gave a brave face and said it ...

Vodafone and Ziggo merger may lead to wholesale cable access

Published 02 Feb 2016 18:40 CET | Netherlands

Vodafone and Liberty Global are in talks about forming a joint venture in the Netherlands. This would include their respective activities in the Netherlands - Vodafone's ...

Tele2 NL: one-sided investment in 4G destroying value elsewhere

Published 28 Jan 2016 13:19 CET | Netherlands

Tele2 Netherlands reported a mixed set of results for the fourth quarter. The customer growth figures were clearly disappoinintg, while revenues developed positively. The new ...

Dutch mobile market: turning the corner to growth in 2016?

Published 26 Jan 2016 14:54 CET | Netherlands

The Dutch mobile market has started to show signs of a possible return to growth, while at the same time expanding to four operators, after the recent launch of Tele2's new ...

T-Mobile NL: becoming a smart attacker or just window dressing?

Published 16 Dec 2015 12:34 CET | Netherlands

T-Mobile Netherlands is working to break out of its status as mobile-only operator. Or 'smart attacker', as its parent company Deutsche Telekom calls it. First it announced ...

Vodafone, the provoked challenger, sues KPN

Published 10 Dec 2015 15:15 CET | Netherlands

Vodafone Netherlands is suing KPN for not meeting the terms of a wholesale commercial agreement. Vodafone claims that it suffered a three-year delay in launching on the ...

KPN Play: a good service, but to target which market?

Published 24 Nov 2015 14:19 CET | Netherlands

KPN has launched a new TV service called KPN Play. The big question is how this will be positioned in the market, as the opportunities for the operator are significant. Even ...

Tele2 to launch 4G and quad-play in December, as expected

Published 22 Oct 2015 12:56 CET | Netherlands

Tele2 Netherlands reported zero net additions at its mobile business in the third quarter, while also announcing the need to invest more in its LTE network. The company ...

Ziggo, T-Mobile merger moves closer to reality

Published 21 Oct 2015 16:37 CET | Netherlands

Deutsche Telekom has put T-Mobile Netherlands up for sale, Bloomberg reports. The mobile operator could raise around EUR 5 billion. A sale is not unexpected, and Liberty ...

Can Vodafone bring its Netflix partnership to the Netherlands?

Published 22 Sep 2015 13:26 CET | Netherlands, World

The telecom world earns its money from broadband, but differentiation these days is all about content, mainly video. Before it was known that Ziggo was working on a sports ...

Ziggo takes new step in turnaround

Published 27 Aug 2015 16:22 CET | Netherlands

Ziggo is reportedly planning to launch its own free sports channel, Ziggo Sport. It's thought to be working with the channel Sport1, which will contribute rights (Champions ...

 




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