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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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