Dutch regulator orders changes in Google privacy terms

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The Dutch privacy regulator CBP has threatened Google with a fine of up to EUR 15 million. The sanction follows an investigation into Google’s privacy terms for users, last changed in 2012. These were found to violate Dutch law on the protection of personal information. The regulator found that Google users’ information is used by the company in order to …

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Tele2 to launch 4G in NL, lift Baltics to 90% in 2015

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During a briefing in London, the Tele2 Group presented its 4G plans for the Dutch and Baltic markets, saying it wants to launch its 4G network at the beginning of next year in the Netherlands and cover 90% of Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia by the end of next year. Existing and new customers in the Netherlands will be able to …

EditorTele2 to launch 4G in NL, lift Baltics to 90% in 2015

Tismi becomes fixed and mobile operator in Germany

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Dutch-based Tismi announced that it has become a national licensed operator in Germany and been granted both fixed and mobile numbers by the German regulator. This is part of Tismi’s efforts to gain local presence in strategic countries in Europe. The company has already been active for several years in Germany and this implementation gives it the possibility of offering services …

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T-Mobile NL gets exclusive on Samsung Galaxy Note Edge

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T-Mobile announced it’s the exclusive supplier of the Samsung Galaxy Note Edge in the Netherlands. The phablet is similar to Samsung’s Galaxy Note 4 but includes a curved display along the edge of the phone which works as a second screen for notifications or multitasking. The phone is available for a recommended price of EUR 849, or from EUR 199.95 …

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Glo launches Unlimited Roaming offer (Nigeria)

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Globacom has introduced Glo Unlimited Roaming, offering subscribers free incoming calls in various destinations when they travel overseas. The offer also allows calls at lower rates. Under the promotion, subscribers to the network will receive calls on their lines free for 15 days when they are outside the country. The offer comes with a subscription fee of NGN 2,500 for …

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Ziggo to stop email service in Cogas area from January (Netherlands)

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Ziggo customers in the Cogas area will not be able to use their email addresses from 01 January, as reported by RTV Oost. While Ziggo will no longer provide services in the area from January, it had hoped to offer a transitional service for customers with Ziggo email addresses. However the operator informed Cogas that it is not possible to …

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Dutch govt sets requirements for NL-Alert cell broadcast (Netherlands)

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The Dutch ministry of economic affairs has published the regulation setting requirements for the NL-Alert system. Operators with more than 25,000 customers must participate in the emergency cell broadcast system. The service may be operated by a third party over the operator’s network. Messages should be sent out within three minutes, with an availability of at least 99.9% per month. …

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Tele2 NL refreshes fixed packages

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Tele2 Netherlands announced a number of changes to its fixed service packages. Over DSL, the operator now offers Internet Light at 20/2 Mbps and Basis at 40/4 Mbps. Over FTTH, customers can subcribe to speeds of 40/40 Mbps and 100/100 Mbps. The telephony and TV services are the same over copper or fibre. The basic IPTV package now comes with …

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Almost 90% of Dutch ready to pay by mobile phone

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Almost 90% of the Dutch are prepared to conduct financial transactions over their smartphones, and 45 percent expect mobile payments to be as normal as PIN payments within 2 years. Using a debit card with PIN is the most common way to pay in the country, with 90 percent of the respondents in the online survey by Tyfone saying they pay …

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