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KPN starts St Nick's contest on Instagram

Published 15 Nov 2019 13:46 CET | Netherlands

Dutch operator KPN has launched a campaign on Instagram in the run-up to the St Nicholas Day holiday. Participants are asked to post a picture of a shoe and a poem with the ...

KPN extends smart TV app to LG TVs

Published 15 Nov 2019 09:34 CET | Netherlands

KPN has extended its Smart TV app to LG TVs. This offers all the main functions of its IPTV service, including live TV, catch-up via the guide, live pause and restart, and ...

Dutch govt to look at using mobile network for emergency services communication

Published 14 Nov 2019 13:21 CET | Netherlands

The Dutch emergency services network C2000 is likely to be replaced with a mobile broadband system, the justice minister said in a brief to parliament. The existing antenna ...

Digital Trust Center offers cyber-resilience scan for SMEs

Published 14 Nov 2019 13:07 CET | Netherlands

The Dutch government's Digital Trust Center (DTC) has launched a cyber-resilience scan for SMEs, to help them assess and improve their operations. According to the ministry ...

Disney+ reaches 10 mln subscribers within two days

Published 14 Nov 2019 09:22 CET | Netherlands, World

Disney announced that it's new streaming service Disney+ has registered 10 million customers in just two days since its launch. The company said this was an exceptional ...

Less than half Dutch consumers protect smartphones from malware

Published 13 Nov 2019 13:46 CET | Netherlands

Dutch consumers are increasingly aware of security risks for smartphones, according to research by the Telecompaper Consumer Insights Panel. However, only a small number take ...

Hollandsnieuwe halves price of unlimited calls, SMS option

Published 13 Nov 2019 13:05 CET | Netherlands

Vodafone's brand Hollandsnieuwe has cut the price of its unlimited calls and SMS option to EUR 2 per month, down from the usual EUR 4. The promotion is valid for new ...

Eurofiber's Dataplace buys Datacenter Nedzone

Published 13 Nov 2019 13:02 CET | Netherlands

Eurofiber's data centre unit Dataplace announced the acquisition of Datacenter Nedzone, its fourth acquisition of a data centre. No financial details were disclosed....

Freedom Internet signs up over 1,000 customers in first hour

Published 13 Nov 2019 12:59 CET | Netherlands

Freedom Internet, the new ISP in the Netherlands, said it signed up over 1,000 customers in the first hour of launching its website on 11 November. The site has gone down ...

Disney+ stutters at launch after demand exceeds expectations

Published 13 Nov 2019 10:47 CET | Canada, Netherlands, United States

The Disney+ service suffered some technical problems on its first day of launch, with users reporting difficulties connecting, streaming and reaching customer service. Disney ...

VodafoneZiggo average mobile data use up 35% to 2.9GB

Published 13 Nov 2019 10:40 CET | Netherlands

VodafoneZiggo customers used more mobile data in the second and third quarters, after a drop in traffic in Q1. Total traffic on the Vodafone network reached 37,662 TB in Q2 ...

KPN to buy back USD 405 mln in debt

Published 13 Nov 2019 10:23 CET | Netherlands

Dutch operator KPN announced it will repurchase USD 405 million of its USD 1 billion in 8.375 percent senior notes due October 2030. This follows an invitation to tender to ...

T-Mobile accelerates growth on Dutch broadband market in Q3 as KPN loses customers again

Published 13 Nov 2019 07:15 CET | Netherlands

Both Ziggo and KPN lost customers on the consumer broadband market in Q3. Ziggo blamed the drop in its consumer base on price increases implemented in July. The cable ...

Ziggo to launch gigabit broadband in Hilversum

Published 12 Nov 2019 10:28 CET | Netherlands

Dutch cable operator Ziggo announced Hilversum as its second city to receive gigabit internet, after Utrecht last month. The faster service will be available to over 42,000 ...

Disney+ streaming service launches in Netherlands, US, Canada

Published 12 Nov 2019 09:50 CET | Netherlands, World

The new streaming service Disney+ has launched officially in the Netherlands, Canada and the US. Australia and New Zealand will follow on 19 November, and more European ...

RTL Netherlands names CFO Welling to new position of COO

Published 12 Nov 2019 09:16 CET | Netherlands

RTL Netherlands announced that CFO Rik Welling will become COO from 01 December, a new position in the organisation. Welling has served as CFO since 2011. He will report to ...

Court ruling on Ziggo appeal against wholesale cable regulation delayed

Published 12 Nov 2019 09:10 CET | Netherlands

Dutch cable operator Ziggo's court appeal against the ACM's decision to require wholesale network access has been delayed. The corporate appeals court CBb confirmed the ...

Three in ten Dutch mobile users changed plan in past year - ACM

Published 11 Nov 2019 16:43 CET | Netherlands

Around one in eight Dutch mobile consumers changed provider in the past year, according to an annual survey by the regulator ACM. In the year to July, 30 percent of consumers ...

T-Mobile, Vodafone lead growth in Dutch postpaid market in Q3 as KPN struggles

Published 11 Nov 2019 15:48 CET | Netherlands

KPN added just 5,000 retail postpaid subscribers in Q3, while losing 48,000 prepaid Sims in the same period. The incumbent's total retail mobile base, including secondary ...

Dutch govt starts work on stricter requirements for smart devices, apps

Published 11 Nov 2019 13:31 CET | Netherlands

The Dutch government said it's working on stricter requirements for IoT devices and apps, to ensure they continue to receive updates and work properly. The ministry of ...

Freedom targets Q1 start to services as alternative to XS4ALL

Published 11 Nov 2019 12:54 CET | Netherlands

The new ISP on the Dutch market designed to take over XS4ALL's position has announced the name 'Freedom' for its business. The company raised EUR 2.5 million in 3.5 days in a ...

Liberty Global to hold on to VodafoneZiggo stake, IPO seen unlikely in near term

Published 11 Nov 2019 10:50 CET | Netherlands

Liberty Global sees no reason to change the current situation at its Dutch joint venture VodafoneZiggo, according to CEO Mike Fries in an analyst call on the Q3 2019 ...

FTTH NL: E-Fiber starts campaign in Amstelveen, Glasvezel buitenaf targets recreation parks

Published 11 Nov 2019 10:18 CET | Netherlands

E-Fiber has started a fibre demand campaign in Amstelveen. The company plans to roll out if at least 30 percent of the targeted residents sign up for services. The plan is to ...

King ICT wins new NATO contract

Published 11 Nov 2019 09:16 CET | Netherlands

Croatian system integrator King ICT will implement high-throughput network and communications infrastructure solutions at the NCIA site in The Hague as part of continued ...

Dutch govt plans 5G spectrum auction for May 2020

Published 11 Nov 2019 08:57 CET | Netherlands

The Dutch government is hoping to hold the long-awaited mobile spectrum auction in May 2020. Sources familiar with the plans said the draft auction rules should be published ...

 

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