Telefónica closes E-Plus acquisition

Telefónica has closed its acquisition of German mobile operator and KPN subsidiary, E-Plus, establishing it as the leading mobile operator in Germany. The confirmation comes… Read more

Telefonica Deutchland’s acquisition of E-Plus cleared by EU

Telefonica Deutschland’s acquisition of E-Plus, a subsidiary of Dutch telecoms group KPN, has received final clearance from the European Commission.  Telefónica Deutschland said it is… Read more

KPN passes TV milestone


Dutch telco KPN passed the two million TV customer milestone in the second quarter, giving it a TV market share of 26%. KPN had 4.467… Read more

KPN names new finance chief

Jan Kees de Jager

Dutch telco KPN has named Jan Kees de Jager as its new chief financial officer and member of its board. De Jager is expected to… Read more

KPN in first Dutch trial of LTE broadcast

Dutch telco KPN has carried out a trial of LTE broadcast technology using Ericsson’s platform. KPN carried out the first live trial of the technology… Read more

KPN adds to IPTV base

Dutch telco KPN added 62,000 IPTV subscribers in the first quarter of this year. KPN said it now had a 26% share of the TV… Read more

KPN names former Telenet CEO to board

Duco Sickinghe

Dutch telco KPN has appointed former Telenet CEO Duco Sickinghe to its supervisory board. In addition to Sickinghe, KPN has named Claudia Zuiderwijk, president of… Read more

Accenture and KPN team up to bring TV apps to Google Glass

Accenture Google glass

Accenture and Dutch telco KPN have developed a proof of concept to bring interactive TV services to the Google Glass device. Accenture said that the… Read more

KPN sets out IPTV, 4G and bundled offering focus

Dutch telco KPN said that its focus is now on 4G, IPTV and multiplay bundles, after adding 80,000 IPTV customers in the fourth quarter of… Read more

KPN names new residential business chief

Dutch telco KPN has named Jaap Postma as senior executive vice-president of its consumer residential and consumer mobile businesses in the Netherlands.  Postma, who will… Read more