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EU wants scrutiny of carriers hindering Skype, other apps

12/13, 1:00pm

EU, regulators urged to look into net neutrality

European Union ministers has asked the European Commission and pan-European regulator BEREC to look into whether some ISPs are throttling some services in favor of others. According to a Tuesday Reuters report, the concern is that net neutrality may be hampered, with Internet calling services such as Skype possibly affected. BEREC will publish a joint report from regulators in the 27 EU member states in February that will summarize its findings.

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Netherlands grills KPN, Vodafone, T-Mobile on price fixing

12/06, 2:35pm

KPN, Vodafone, T-Mobile under investigation

The Dutch competition authority, NMA, searched the offices of wireless providers KPN, Vodafone and T-Mobile on Tuesday over alleged price fixing. The three carriers are accused of sharing of market information and cartel prices, Reuters said. The three companies are cooperating with the investigation.

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Nokia Lumia 800 trumps Android, nears iPhone in Euro demand

11/24, 10:30am

Nokia sees early positive Windows Phone interest

A survey of European carrier stores has shown potentially promising demand for Nokia's Lumia 800. Its first Windows Phone is ranked at Vodafone UK and at KPN in the Netherlands as second for popularity only to the 16GB iPhone 4S, beating out every Android phone. At Phone House in France, the Lumia 800 is the top-selling phone of any kind where the iPhone is fifth, although feature phones like the Nokia C2-02 dilute its ranks.

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Netherlands first to require mobile net neutrality in Europe

06/22, 2:50pm

Follows US into protecting Internet access

The Netherlands has become the first European country to embrace network neutrality. Dutch lawmakers have passed legislation that prevents the nation's Internet service providers from charging customers extra for, or blocking access to, online-based services such as Skype. To date, the US is the only other country to have enacted net neutrality provisions.

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HTC Legend pops up at Dutch store

02/11, 6:50pm

HTC Legend up on KPN site, promised in March

The upcoming HTC Legend smartphone has popped up on the website of Dutch wireless provider KPN recently. What is believed to be the successor to the HTC Hero has a March ship date according to the listing, though HTC itself has made no official announcements. KPN is currently taking e-mail sign-ups in advance for those curious about the future Android hardware.

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Dutch carrier Hi showing Pre ahead of Euro launch

07/03, 12:50pm

Palm Pre due at Dutch Hi

Ahead of a scheduled UK launch event next week, Dutch wireless provider Hi has posted a product page on its website advertising the Palm Pre smartphone. Hi is a sub-brand of KPN, which has ties to Telefonica. As Telefonica runs UK carrier O2, which was reported to be the exclusive carrier of the Pre, the posting implies that Telefonica may have landed a multi-country deal. The product page reveals Hi will sell the Pre only subsidized with a contract.

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BlackBerry Storm 2 to drop click screen?

04/08, 11:15am

BBerry Storm 2 Type Rumor

RIM's BlackBerry Storm sequel may unveil a significantly different input scheme, a Dutch spokesman for the company has said in an interview today. Responding to criticisms of the Storm's current typing method, RIM's Alain Segond von Banchet says the next Storm will use a different method for input.

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KPN negotiating for Dutch iPhone rights

05/27, 3:45pm

KPN on Dutch iPhone

Royal KPN is in negotiations with Apple about carrying the iPhone in the Netherlands, according to Thomson Financial. The news agency says that it has word of talks thanks to a KPN spokesman, who in turn explains that Apple actively approached the Dutch carrier, and met with a warm reception. No one at KPN has agreed to speak on the worth of a deal, however, or on matters like the progress of talks and how long they have been active.

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