KPN’s acquisition of Youfone expands its customer base, positioning it to potentially overtake T-Mobile Netherlands as the largest mobile operator, while boosting its fiber coverage with Primevest’s Dutch assets. Discuss these market shifts at this year’s Total Telecom Congress.
KPN acquires Primevest Capital Partners’ fibre infrastructure, extending coverage to 127,000 homes in major Dutch cities, as it aims to cover 80% of the Netherlands by 2026 and enhance customer experience.
KPN revolutionizes Netherlands’ 5G landscape with the introduction of 5G standalone, promising higher speeds, improved latency, and network slicing capabilities. Pioneering tests with Ericsson in cloud gaming applications showcase its immense potential for consumer and business applications, setting the stage for a 2024 rollout.
Global telecom operators AT&T, KPN, Orange and Swisscom have launched LTE-M roaming services across their respective IoT networks, thus enabling connected low power IoT devices to operate more efficiently on multiple networks in North America and Europe. This collaborative rollout of LTE-M networks is expected to accelerate the growth in the IoT market all over the world. In a statement, John Wojewoda, AVP of global connections management at AT&T, said, “More and more of our enterprise customers require global capabilities as they deploy IoT devices and applications. These LTE-M roaming agreements help meet that demand and make it easier for businesses around the world to benefit from the power of a globalized IoT.” Carolien Nijhuis, Director IoT at KPN, added, “The introduction of LTE-M creates many new possibilities for our partners, customers and prospects. Roaming with LTE-M has been one of the most requested features by our customers…