Pressreleases RSS feed KPN strengthens position in healthcare with acquisition of Cam IT Solutions KPN has acquired Cam IT Solutions (CAM), a leading provider of IT services to the healthcare and public sector in the Netherlands. The acquisition is in line with KPN’s ambition to grow in IT related services and its strategic focus on the healthcare and public sector. Tue, 15 Aug 2017 15:30:00 GMT Second Quarter 2017 results Second Quarter 2017 results Wed, 26 Jul 2017 05:30:00 GMT Invitation to KPN EGM to appoint Mr Overbeek to Supervisory Board Today, Royal KPN N.V. (“KPN”) has published the agenda of the Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders (“EGM”), to be held at KPN’s headquarters in The Hague on Monday 4 September 2017. Mon, 24 Jul 2017 17:31:00 GMT WeChat –Chinese largest Internet social software – will launch “WeChat Go SIM Card” together with KPN WeChat has reached an agreement with European operator KPN to launch a new European countries roaming SIM Card in July 2017 for Chinese tourists travel to Europe. Wed, 05 Jul 2017 16:06:00 GMT KPN announces partnership regarding WeChat Go in Europe Today, KPN announces a partnership with China’s largest internet software company Tencent (“WeChat”) and leading internet video operator Sunway Culture Media (“Sunway”) to launch the WeChat Go SIM card for Chinese tourists travelling to Europe. Wed, 05 Jul 2017 06:00:00 GMT KPN acquires internet service provider Solcon Telecom and ICT-service provider KPN has acquired Solcon, a Dutch supplier of internet, fixed and mobile telephony, hosting, TV and secure e-mail services for consumers and businesses. Thu, 29 Jun 2017 13:14:00 GMT KPN proposes to appoint Mr Edzard Overbeek to the Supervisory Board The Supervisory Board of Royal KPN N.V. (“KPN”) announces the nomination of Mr Edzard Overbeek for appointment as an independent member of the Supervisory Board. Fri, 02 Jun 2017 05:59:00 GMT Industry leaders to join forces with startups to boost innovation in the Netherlands Dutch industry leaders are putting forward recommendations and actions to bring about a lasting improvement in the cooperation between corporates and startups. The aim is to speed up the rate of innovation in the Netherlands. One of the actions is to make knowledge and a tool available to entrepreneurs – big and small – that want to innovate more rapidly and successfully partner with startups for that purpose. Tue, 30 May 2017 12:59:00 GMT KPN declares special interim dividend of EUR 0.017 per share unconditional On 26 April 2017 KPN announced its intention to distribute the dividend received on its shareholding in Telefónica Deutschland over 2016 to its shareholders in the form of a special interim dividend distribution of EUR 0.017 per ordinary share. Fri, 12 May 2017 15:36:00 GMT KPN commences EUR 200m share buyback program Today, KPN will start the execution of its up to EUR 200m share buyback program announced on 26 April 2017. The program is expected to be completed by 10 August 2017 at the latest. Wed, 10 May 2017 06:00:00 GMT European Cyber Security Perspectives 2017 Effective cybersecurity has never been more important, nor were the threats to confidentiality, integrity and availability never sharper than today, where weaknesses in information security leads to geopolitical instability, according to the fourth edition of the ‘European Cyber Security Perspectives’ which was published today. Tue, 09 May 2017 08:00:00 GMT First Quarter 2017 Results First Quarter 2017 Results Wed, 26 Apr 2017 05:30:00 GMT KPN Ventures invests in smart intercom solution nello KPN Ventures has invested in nello, a developer of a smart intercom solution which enables keyless, remote access to residential buildings by upgrading existing intercom systems. Wed, 19 Apr 2017 08:29:00 GMT AGM approves all agenda items Today, Royal KPN N.V.’s (KPN) Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (AGM) granted the requested approvals on all items on the agenda. Wed, 12 Apr 2017 15:15:00 GMT KPN Ventures invests in intelligent care monitoring solution Sensara KPN Ventures has invested in Sensara, a producer of intelligent senior lifestyle monitoring for preventive care and personalised alarm services, based on movement sensors and self-learning algorithms. Tue, 11 Apr 2017 07:58:00 GMT Leading position of the Netherlands in Mobile is at stake due to spectrum policy The Netherlands is heading for a false start in the roll-out of 5G, because proposed Dutch spectrum policy is inconsistent with European developments and insufficient spectrum will be made available. Tue, 14 Mar 2017 07:00:00 GMT KPN exchanges part of its Telefónica Deutschland shares for Telefónica shares Today, Royal KPN N.V. (“KPN”) announces that it has entered into an agreement with Telefónica S.A. (“Telefónica”) to exchange 178.5 million shares in Telefónica Deutschland Holding AG (“Telefónica Deutschland”) for 72.0 million shares in Telefónica, representing approximately 1.4% of Telefónica’s share capital. Mon, 13 Mar 2017 17:46:00 GMT Publication of KPN’s Integrated Annual Report 2016 and AGM agenda Today, KPN published its Integrated Annual Report 2016. In his introduction, CEO Eelco Blok reflects on a year in which KPN achieved good results with its “Simplify, Grow, Innovate” strategy and successfully continued its efforts to help The Netherlands move forward with digital transformation and in the area of sustainability. Mon, 27 Feb 2017 07:25:00 GMT KPN named best mobile operator by Tweakers Visitors of have named KPN as the Best Mobile Provider 2016/2017. Fri, 03 Feb 2017 14:39:00 GMT Fourth quarter and annual results 2016 Vierde kwartaal en jaarresultaten 2016 Wed, 01 Feb 2017 06:29:00 GMT KPN Ventures invests in mobile ECG provider Personal MedSystems KPN Ventures has invested in Personal Medsystems GmbH, a German maker of mobile heart-monitoring services. The investment is in line with KPN Venture’s strategy to invest in digital health initiatives and build partnerships that bring ICT innovations to the Dutch market. Mon, 23 Jan 2017 09:00:00 GMT KPN to reappoint Joost Farwerck as COO The Supervisory Board of Royal KPN N.V. announces its intention to reappoint Joost Farwerck to KPN’s Board of Management as the company’s Chief Operations Officer (COO), for a second four-year term. Thu, 19 Jan 2017 07:00:00 GMT NLDC new name for KPN colocation data centers NLDC is the new name of KPN´s colocation services. Fri, 06 Jan 2017 07:59:00 GMT KPN acquires cyber security company DearBytes Koninklijke KPN N.V. (“KPN”) has agreed to acquire Dutch cyber security company DearBytes B.V. (“DearBytes”). By acquiring DearBytes, KPN strengthens its position as the leading security services provider in The Netherlands Thu, 05 Jan 2017 13:29:00 GMT KPN trials new Internet of Things technology LTE-M As the first operator in Europe, KPN successfully trialed the new Internet of Things (IoT) technology LTE-M (also known as LTE Cat-M1). LTE-M (Machine Type Communication) is a new technology that can be rolled out on the existing 4G network. Thu, 01 Dec 2016 09:23:00 GMT