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KPN CEO: 4G crucial part of integration strategy

Wednesday 12 November 2014 | 14:14 CET | News
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KPN has attracted 1.7 million 4G customers in the year and a half since it first launched LTE. KPN CEO Eelco Blok gave the figures in a presentation at Telecompaper's Mobiel 2014 conference. According to the CEO, not just early adopters, but also customers migrating from 3G, are using more data as a result of the faster speeds on 4G, at 2.5-4 times more than on the 3G network. He said the company somewhat expected the increase, which supported its decision to invest in an accelerated roll-out of the 4G network. Completion of the network roll-out this spring is a key part of the Dutch

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Companies: ACM / KPN / Telecompaper / UPC / Ziggo
Countries: Netherlands
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