Altice interested in acquiring KPN


Undaunted by last week’s rejection of its €10 billion offer by France’s Bouygues for its telecom unit, Numericable-SFR owner Altice has declared an interest in… Read more

KPN takes stake in Internet of Things specialist


Dutch telco KPN’s investment arm is taking a stake in France-based Internet of Things specialist Actility. KPN Ventures will participate in a capital raising exercise… Read more

KPN launches €35 million VC fund to promote innovation


Dutch telco KPN has launched a dedicated venture fund to step up efforts to “promote outside-in innovation” and increase its exposure to the startup community. … Read more

KPN adds BBC First to basic packages


BBC First launches tomorrow in the Netherlands tomorrow on KPN’s platforms. BBC Worldwide’s premium drama channel will air on the KPN Interactieve TV service, as… Read more

KPN sees strong IPTV growth


Dutch telco KPN saw its IPTV base grow by 18% in the year to March, ending the quarter with 2.13 million IPTV customers over its… Read more

BBC First drama channel to make European debut

BBC First

BBC Worldwide’s new premium drama channel, BBC First, is set to make its European debut in the Netherlands next month.  The BBC’s commercial arm said… Read more

KPN test new OTT service ahead of planned launch


Dutch telco KPN is trialling a new OTT TV service, Play by KPN, ahead of a planned launch of the service later this year. KPN… Read more

Telenet buys Belgium’s BASE Company for €1.3 billion

BASE Company

Liberty Global-backed Belgian cable operator Telenet has agreed to buy domestic mobile operator BASE Company for €1.325 billion from Dutch telco KPN. Telenet said that… Read more

KPN confirms interest as cable ops eye Belgian mobile unit


Dutch telco KPN has confirmed that it “several parties” have made approaches about a possible acquisition of its Belgian mobile subsidiary BASE following a Belgian… Read more

Dutch TV market growth driven by IPTV


The Dutch TV market added 20,000 net additions during the fourth quarter of 2014, driven by mainly by growth in IPTV delivered via DSL or… Read more