Comments: 0Tuesday, October 11th 2016 - 11:35 CEST
The Netherlands has first nationwide LoRa network for Internet of Things - As from today the KPN LoRa network is available throughout the Netherlands. This makes the Netherlands the first country in the world to have a nationwide LoRa network for Internet of Things (IoT) applications. Over the past eight months a lot of hard work has gone into the rollout of the network, so it is now available outdoors throughout the Netherlands. KPN’s LoRa went live at the beginning of November 2015 in Rotterdam and The Hague. Because of substantial customer interest the rollout of the network was speeded up at the beginning of the year.
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Comments: 0Saturday, November 7th 2009 - 14:31 CET
Information is circulating about the possible partial departure of KPN from Belgium. The companies in question are Versatum Belgium, together with Tele2 Belgium NV., which were purchased by KPN Mobile International NV in 2007. That purchase involved 95 million Euros on a debt and cash-free basis. The goal of the purchase was to expand the regional distribution range of KPN's mobile daughter company BASE in Belgium, and of course to generate profit growth. Fingers are pointed at the culprit monopolist Belgacom. Belgacom’s dominant market position makes it nearly impossible for other companies, such as KPN, to make their investments viable.
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