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KPN names new Dutch management team

Dutch telco KPN has named Joost Farwerch as managing director of its Dutch operations. KPN has also appointed Godert Vinkesteijn as chief financial officer, KPN Netherlands. KPN has set the goal of stabilising its share of the Dutch mobile and fixed-broadband maket by the end of this year and to improve its cost base. Farwerck […]

KPN nears 1.5 million IPTV subs

Dutch telco KPN increased its TV market share by two percentage points last year, ending December with a 17% share. The incumbent telco ended 2011 with 1.4 million IPTV subscribers, including 573,000 IPTV customers, up 84,000 in the fourth quarter and up from 302,000 in 2010. Digital-terrestrial service Digitenne’s base fell from 895,000 to 827,000 […]

KPN increases TV market share

Dutch telco and pay TV operator KPN saw an increase in its television market share, but saw revenues across the company reduced. The company, which operates the Interatieve IPTV brand as well as digital terrestrial television service Digitenne, recorded a drop in revenues of 3.4% to €3.26 billion, delivering third quarter financial results that were […]

KPN to launch multi-screen service

Dutch telco KPN is to launch a multi-screen version of its IPTV service Interactieve TV. The service, Interactieve TV Online, will deliver 20 channels and various interactive services to subscribers via laptops or iPads and will be available to all 416,000 subscribers of the IPTV service. Channels include the Dutch public broadcast services, channels from […]

Former Belgacom chief calls for merger talks

Belgacom’s former CEO Bessel Kok has called for more rapid privatization of the company and the possible restart of merger talks with Dutch telco KPN in order to protect itself against competitive threats. Kok, who still has a minor role with the operator as chairman of an internet subsidiary involved in the Middle East, told […]

OPTA confirms NMa view on KPN acquisition

Dutch communications regulator OPTA has supported competition regulator the NMa’s analysis of the impact of a merger between telco KPN and regional cable operator CAIW. The NMa earlier said that the acquisition of CAIW by KPN could have an adverse impact on competition in the markets in which CAIW was active. The OPTA’s confirmation of […]

NMa to investigate KPN acquisition of CAIW

Dutch media regulator the Nederlandse Mededingingsautoriteit (NMa) has said that the planned acquisition of cable operator CAIW by telco KPN has the potential to reduce competition in the market and should be subject to further investigation. Telecoms regulator OPTA has also concluded that the acquisition should be more closely investigated. If the two companies submit […]

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