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KPN raises 4G speeds, increases data bundles

Tuesday 17 June 2014 | 14:11 CET | News
KPN is increasing the size and speeds of its 4G data plans from July, with no change in pricing. The Dutch operator will also start the deployment of 1,800 MHz spectrum in its LTE network, using carrier aggregation to increase capacity. The network upgrade will start in the Randstad (Amsterdam, Schiphol, Rotterdam, The Hague, Utrecht) and Eindhoven. The entry-level plans will now have the same speeds as more expensive plans, going from 25/5 Mbps to 50/25 Mbps. In addition Sim-only plans will come with the same data allowances as plans with handsets. The two lowest plans of 250 and 500 MB will

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: KPN
Countries: Netherlands
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