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KPN CEO revives talk of Belgacom merger

Sunday 3 May 2015 | 10:40 CET | News
Dutch operator KPN is open to a merger with another European player such as neighbour Belgacom, CEO Eelco Blok told Dutch paper Het Financieele Dagblad. Blok noted that the Dutch and Belgian operators have considered a merger before, for the first time around 15 years ago. However, Belgacom is still majority state-owned, and not all recent unions of Dutch and Belgian companies have proven successful, Blok said. The CEO noted that the synergies are all the more relevant now than five or ten years ago, especially as many services are now platform-based, such as IPTV and cloud services for

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Companies: Belgacom / KPN
Countries: Belgium / Netherlands
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