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Huawei, Ericsson among 10 partners to launch rural Dutch 5G test bed

Huawei, Ericsson, KPN, and Vodafone were among 10 partners that launched a 5G test bed in the Dutch province of North Groningen with a focus on developing practical applications for the next-generation technology.

Report: 48% of Europe's mobile towers to be independently owned by 2020

A new study by TowerXchange predicted that 48 per cent of European mobile towers will be owned by independent tower companies by 2020 as mobile network operators continue to divest their infrastructure.

KPN marches towards nationwide LoRa IoT coverage with western expansion

KPN announced that it is on track to complete nationwide deployment of a LoRa-based Internet of Things (IoT) network by June after expanding coverage throughout western Holland, an area known as the Randstad.

Deutsche Telekom's van Damme warns that Europe faces global threat in smart home development

Deutsche Telekom board member Niek Jan van Damme issued a rallying call to Germany and Europe to back open standards in the field of smart homes, warning that a failure to do so would see businesses in the region lose out to international rivals.

Deutsche Telekom's Hrvatski Telekom tests smart city services in Dubrovnik

Hrvatski Telekom, the Croatian subsidiary of Deutsche Telekom, took its first step as a technology partner to the city of Dubrovnik by opening a smart street pilot project.

Report: T-Mobile ekes slight lead over Netherlands rivals in mobile call success

Deutsche Telekom's T-Mobile Netherlands business narrowly beat rivals KPN, Vodafone Netherlands and Tele2 Netherlands in terms of voice call success rates, research company Omnitele said.

KPN targets further savings of €300M a year by end-2019

KPN unveiled a new strategy designed to reduce capex and opex by a further €300 million ($329 million) a year by the end of 2019, bringing total cost savings to at least €750 million by that point compared to 2013.

Conclusr warns that Vodafone, Liberty Dutch JV will lure business customers from KPN, raise prices

A planned joint venture between Vodafone Netherlands and Ziggo may attract business customers away from market leader KPN, according to a survey conducted by Dutch research company Conclusr.

Vodafone strengthens Dutch convergence play with Liberty JV

Vodafone and Liberty Global agreed to merge their Dutch operations in a move that will provide greater competition in the area of converged services for rival KPN while further isolating T-Mobile Netherlands as a mobile-only player.

KPN deploys Ericsson's latest small cell product in Amsterdam bus stop

Ericsson said Netherlands-based operator KPN inaugurated a C-RAN small cell in an Amsterdam bus stop that will offer subscribers seamless coverage when moving in and out of the cell's coverage area.