KPN executive named as new YouSee chief

Jaap Postma

Danish telco TDC has named Jaap Postma as senior executive vice-president of cable operator arm YouSee and a member of TDC’s executive committee. Postma is… Read more

Unitymedia drops down Netflix’s ISP Speed Index


Unitymedia Kabel was among the major movers in Netflix’s latest ISP Speed Index, with the Germany operator’s average web speed falling to 3.18 Mbps in… Read more

Report: EU set to approve Telenet-BASE deal


The EU is set to give approval to Telenet’s buyout of Belgian mobile operator BASE Company from Dutch telco KPN, according to Reuters. The report… Read more

Vodafone Netherlands sues KPN for delaying its triple-play launch


Vodafone Netherlands has filed a lawsuit against Dutch telco KPN alleging anti-competitive behaviour that delayed by three years the introduction of its TV, fixed-line broadband… Read more

EC extends probe into Liberty Global mobile acquisition

BASE Company

The European Commission has extended its investigation into Liberty Global’s planned €1.3 billion acquisition of KPN-owned Belgian mobile operator BASE until March 17, without giving… Read more

KPN launches OTT service Play

KPN Play

Dutch telco KPN has launched subscription OTT service Play, offering a range of popular live TV channels and on-demand content for €11.99 a month for… Read more

Liberty Global offers concession to secure BASE approval

BASE Company

Liberty Global is offering concessions to secure EC approval of its acquisition of Belgian mobile operator BASE Company from KPN. The EC did not provide… Read more

IPTV delivers growth for KPN


Dutch telco KPN had 2.166 million TV subscribers at the end of June, up 8.3% year on year, including 1.74 million IPTV customers, up 19%.… Read more

KPN strikes ‘reference deal’ on fixed network access


Dutch telco KPN has reached an agreement with rival service provider Tele2 and pay TV provider M7 Group about access to its fixed network based… Read more

Cablevision stocks rise on Altice interest


US MSO Cablevision’s shares spiked at the end of last week after cable and telecom investor Patrick Drahi told the Wall Street Journal that he… Read more