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KPN assessing 4G as fixed internet in rural areas

Friday 29 March 2013 | 10:04 CET | News
KPN is assessing to what extent it can use its 4G networks for fast internet in rural areas. These areas currently get mobile internet via 3G or satellite. Often, there is no internet via copper or fibre. KPN 4G project manager Erik Verkouteren told Tweakers that KPN wanted to learn from the German experience. In Germany, many rural areas are connected to 4G. Still, Verkouteren said that for the moment, KPN would not offer 4G subscriptions for households. The Telecompaper Consumer Panel in January looked at the perception of LTE, with 39 percent of consumers saying they feel they will

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Categories: Internet / Mobile & Wireless
Companies: KPN
Countries: Netherlands
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