KPN to use HSPA for broadband in rural areas

Thursday 8 November 2007 | 10:51 CET | News
Dutch operator KPN has decided to use its HSPA mobile technology to offer broadband services in thinly populated areas. It has been evaluating wireless technologies for covering areas its ADSL network does not reach, and HSPA has emerged as the most efficient technology for the service. Eelco Block, the company's MD for the business and wholesale divisions, told Telecompaper in an interview that HSPA was the obvious choice, as the company already has a mobile network. If it was not already active in mobile, it likely would have chosen for WiMAX in the rural areas. Customers using HSPA for

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Categories: Internet
Companies: KPN
Countries: Netherlands
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