0
Wireless

KPN mobile data traffic doubles in 2015

Thursday 31 December 2015 | 10:14 CET | News
Mobile data use on KPN's network doubled in 2015, the Dutch operator announced. In the third quarter, customers on the KPN brand used an average 1.3 GB per month, compared to 620 MB in the same period of 2014. KPN said it expects data usage to continue to grow and it will invest further in the network to meet the demand. In 2015, the operator upgraded the network in several high-demand areas to 4G+. The use of carrier aggregation provides increased capacity and speed. Already around 1,500 antennas support LTE Advanced, and more will be added in the new year.

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.

Subscriptions

Already registered?



Free Headlines in your E-mail

Every day we send out a free e-mail with the most important headlines of the last 24 hours.

Subscribe now

Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: KPN
Countries: Netherlands
::: add a comment
This article is part of dossier

LTE


Add comment

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Related

Vodafone NL to offer 3 mths unlimited data with new plans

Published 16 Mar 2016 11:54 CET | Netherlands
Vodafone Netherlands has introduced new postpaid plans, offering bigger data packages and the first three months unlimited ...

KPN outlines plans for tri-carrier aggregation on 4G network

Published 08 Mar 2016 10:30 CET | Netherlands
KPN plans to increase the speed of its LTE network to 375 Mbps in the coming years, from 225 Mbps currently. At its Capital ...

KPN sales fall 5.9% in Q4 on weak business market

Published 03 Feb 2016 08:50 CET | Netherlands
KPN reported fourth-quarter revenues down 8.1 percent year-on-year to EUR 1.75 billion, and adjusted EBITDA fell 7.6 percent to ...

Mobiel dataverbruik op KPN-netwerk verdubbeld in 2015

Published 31 Dec 2015 10:05 CET | Netherlands
Het mobiele dataverbruik van KPN-klanten verdubbelde in 2015 ten opzichte van 2014, zo geeft KPN aan.  In het derde kwartaal van ...

KPN, Tele2 offer customers free data in December

Published 01 Dec 2015 09:38 CET | Netherlands
KPN is offering all its mobile customers an extra 2 GB free in December, reports Telecompaper's sister site GSMHelpdesk reports. ...

KPN launches nationwide trial for 4G call, video calls

Published 29 Sep 2015 09:17 CET | Netherlands
KPN has started a nationwide trial for calling over 4G. It expects to introduce the technology to customers next year. Up to now, ...