SMS, MMS still popular in Poland

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In 2013, the number of SMS sent in Poland was 52.2 billion (1,355 per inhabitant), which means a year-on-year decrease of 0.9 percent, as reported by Media2.pl based on the recent publication by the regulator UKE. According to Analysys Mason, in 2013 the average user in Poland sent 1,014 SMS, which ranks Poland above the average in the EU of …

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Dutch take smartphones, tablets on holiday – survey (Netherlands)

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According to a survey by media agency, with an initiative among 615 people aged 18 and over, around 90% of Dutch consumers with a smartphone take the device with them on vacation. The same goes for almost two-thirds of tablet owners and a third of laptop users. The survey also found that 60 percent of people take more than two …

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Ziggo adds smartphones to mobile offer (Netherlands)

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Ziggo, the Dutch cable operator is adding smartphones to its mobile offer. It previously only offered Sim-only mobile plans. The company signed an agreement with the Phone House to offer handsets in the around 200 Dutch outlets of the retailer from July. It will offer three mobile plans and a choice of four phones – the LG L40, Samsung Galaxy …

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Vodafone NL adds new roaming bundle

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Vodafone Netherlands launched a new plan for roaming in the Vodafone partner markets. The plan Alles-in-1 op Reis XL will be available from 07 July and offer 100 minutes of outgoing calls, 100 minutes of incoming calls, 100 SMS and 100 MB for EUR 4 per day. The operator also offers the standard Alles-in-1 op Reis plan, for 20 minutes, 20 …

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3Q of Dutch use mobile internet on holiday (Netherlands)

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Almost three-quarters of the Dutch say they expect to use internet on their mobile phone during their holidays, according to a survey by DVJ Insights among 500 people for T-Mobile. Mobile internet is used mainly to send messages, check (sport) news, look at social media and mobile banking. Web browsing and music are also popular. Women use mobile internet on …

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Ziggo upgrades security, capacity on Wi-Fi service (Netherlands)

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Ziggo is increasing the security on its network of Wi-Fi homespots with authentication through certificates. Ziggo customers will need to download the certificate information and reconfigure their home networks. In addition, Ziggo is increasing the speed of the service, with 10 Mbps reserved for guest use of the hotspots. The full speed will be available per user, rather than capped …

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Vodafone NL develops SuperSwitch net central in Eindhoven (Netherlands)

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According to a recent publication in nieuwemobiel.nl, Vodafone is its central network infrastructure completely upset. Instead of 12 smaller plants, the company goes to great 3 in case of emergencies can take over each other. This should scale straw rings belong to the past. Rotterdam 2012, a great fire caused the Vodafone traffic in South Holland was greatly disrupted for …

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LTE-A demo in Amsterdam (Netherlands)

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Vodafone Netherlands is preparing to introduce faster LTE speeds later this year, under the name 4G+. The company gave a demonstration of the LTE Advanced service, which can reach a theoretical maximum of 225 Mbps, at its head office in Amsterdam. 4G+ will launch first in ten cities, including Amsterdam, Rotterdam, The Hague, Utrecht, Leiden, Eindhoven, Den Bosch and Schiphol, and …

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Swisscom offers 4G/LTE roaming in 10 more markets

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Swisscom has extended 4G/LTE roaming to an additional 10 countries, including Brazil, in time for summer. The service is available in Italy and Spain, and will become available in Netherlands, Belgium, Greece, Portugal, Germany, UK and Romania in the coming weeks, as reported by TP. This adds to France, Austria, Norway, the US, Canada, Russia, Japan, South Korea, Singapore, the …

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Vodafone invests in network upgradation (Netherlands)

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With an intention to improve its quality and reliability Vodafone plans to raise its investments in the Dutch network. The move is to restore the company’s infrastructure that was destroyed due to a fire in the Rotterdam network center. Around 700 transmission towers were out of service after the fire broke out at the Rotterdam site affecting both mobile and …

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VimpelCom customers can use their mobile accounts to avail Google Play content (Netherlands)

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VimpelCom Ltd, a leading global provider of telecommunications services, and Google, a global technology leader focused on improving the ways people connect with information, announced an agreement to deliver a new, enhanced digital entertainment experience for VimpelCom  customers across its markets. VimpelCom customers will be able to use their mobile accounts to easily find, try and buy Google Play content. …

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KPN selects Huawei to deploy converged Business Support System (Netherlands)

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KPN, the leading telecommunications and ICT service provider in the Netherlands, announced an agreement with Huawei, a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider, for a business transformation program which will replace multiple legacy IT BSS systems, with a single next generation converged BSS (Business Supporting System) solution for the retail – and wholesale markets in the Netherlands. …

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