New 5G Test Network Launched in the Netherlands

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A 5G testbed in the Dutch province of North Groningen was officially launched today, when an international agreement was signed between the ten partner organisations who initiated the project.

Chief strategy, innovation & technology officer, KPN Group: “LTE will finally allow the internet to go mobile”

Erik Hoving, chief strategy, innovation & technology officer for KPN Group in The Netherlands

Erik Hoving, chief strategy, innovation & technology officer for KPN Group in The Netherlands, is opening the conference on Day One of the LTE World Summit, the premier 4G event for the telecoms industry, taking place on the 24th-26th June 2013, a

KPN Launches LTE Network in Amsterdam

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KPN has officially turned on 4G LTE network in Amsterdam. Operator expects to have covered approximately 50% of the Dutch population by mid-2013 and nationwide coverage in the second half of 2014.

KPN to Roll out LTE in February 2013

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Dutch mobile service provider KPN is testing LTE network with newly acquired spectrum and plans a large scale launch of LTE services as soon as February 2013. Operator expects to have covered approximately 50% of the Dutch population by mid-2013 and nationwide coverage in the second half of 2014.

Dutch Multiband Frequency Auction Completed

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Dutch Radiocommunications Agency has awarded mobile spectrum rights to four operators in the Dutch auction which completed on December 14, 2012. They are Vodafone, KPN, T-Mobile and Tele2. The total revenue generated by the auction is € 3.804 billion.

ZTE Signs Packet Core Deal With KPN Group Belgium

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Telecommunications equipment and network solutions provider, ZTE  has signed a packet switched core network (CN) deal with KPN Group Belgium (KPNGB).KPNGB will deploy ZTE’s packet switched CN equipment which supports unified 2G/3G/4G radio access.