Vodafone

Jun 27 '17 16:20

Dutch insurer Nationale-Nederlanden (NN) teamed up with Vodafone to launch a new service called Bundelz - a prepaid car insurance. Bundelz provides car insurance for 1,000 kilometers at a time. After that distance, a new bundle is automatically purchased, AD reports.

Bundelz is intended for motorists who don't drive much - on average less than 100 kilometers per week and less than 7,500 kilometers per year. A bundle covering only liability insurance wil cost around 50 euros, and an all-risk bundle 70 euros. They remain valid for a year. 

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May 22 '17 13:25

Vodafone and KPN customers can now use their Android phones to pay for public transport in the Netherlands. This new way of payment was launched across the Netherlands on Monday, after years of cooperation between public transit companies, KPN, Vodafone and the public transport card maker Translink, NU.nl reports.

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Apr 21 '17 13:00

Dutch public transit companies are teaming up with telecom companies KPN and Vodafone to test using smartphones to pay public transport fares. The test already started, with the new HTM trams in The Hague premiering the service, NU.nl reports.

On Phone
Apr 20 '17 11:05

Dutch telecom companies KPN, Tele2, T-Mobile and Vodafone all have world-class mobile networks, according to German bureau P3 in its annual network test. P3 called the results of the Dutch networks "impressive", AD reports.

Aug 31 '16 13:15

Consumer claim foundation Consumentenclaim filed a lawsuit against telecom providers Vodafone and T-Mobile for selling misleading telephone subscriptions in which the client also pays for the cellphone. The foundation wants a court to force the providers to refund the money charged for the device

Aug 10 '16 08:13

Vodafone Nederland struggled with a nationwide fault on their 4G network on Wednesday, resulting in customers struggling or being unable to access the internet on their smartphones. The service disruption lasted several hours and was resolved halfway through Wednesday evening

Aug 4 '16 09:18

The European Commission gave the go-ahead for Vodafone to merge with Ziggo, the Dutch branch of Liberty Global. This can be done on the condition that Vodafone sells off its department that offers internet and telephony

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Jul 28 '16 11:45

Amsterdam entrepreneur and former TV director Erik Recter designed a wristwatch that will help find kids who got lost at the beach or in other crowded places. Vodafone launched a test with this smart-watch in Domburg, Zeeland today. 100 kids and their parents are participating.

Apr 29 '16 10:06

Activists are calling on the Netherlands to switch off their smartphones for two minutes during the moment of silence on Remembrance day.

Feb 16 '16 08:17

Vodafone Nederland and Ziggo are merging to form a single joint venture, Ziggo owner Liberty Global announced on Monday evening. By merging the companies aim to create "a stronger fixed and mobile competitor in the Dutch market", with Ziggo's broadband network and Vodafone's mobile operations.

Feb 3 '16 12:36

Ziggo owner Liberty Global withdrew from the bidding process to merge with T-Mobile. At the same time, Vodafone released a press statement announcing a possible merge between Ziggo and Vodafone Nederland

Dec 10 '15 08:11

Vodafone is accusing KPN of abuse of power and is suing the company for 115 million euros in damages. According to Vodafone, the company lost millions of euros between 2011 and 2014 because KPN "routinely" thwarted them in their wish to launch an all-in-one service including platform for television

Jun 5 '15 16:39

Vodafone and Liberty Global, both based in London, are discussing possible transactions which include a merger, reports Bloomberg Business. A merger between the two companies would be another step in the growing consolidation in the telecommunications industry.

Mar 27 '15 14:55

The Tweede Kamer, lower house of parliament, wants clarification from the government on the major power outage that affected large parts of Noord Holland and Flevoland this morning, AD reports. The outage began just before 10:00 and was caused by a technical fault in a power station in Diemen. More than an hour later grid administrator TenneT reported that power would be gradually restored

Mar 24 '15 17:31

KPN, T-Mobile and Vodafone mostly managed to provide 4G coverage in accordance with their promises. This was shown by samples taken by the Consumer Association (Consumentenbond)

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Mar 12 '15 09:28

KPN and Vodafone are the first major Dutch providers to stop retaining customers' internet and telephone date, NU reports. This follows the ruling by the court yesterday that nullified the telecommunications data retention law which required the storage of communication data for a ye

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Feb 20 '15 08:28

The Netherlands-based chip maker Gemalto has been hacked by the United States secret service NSA and the British GCHQ, De Telegraaf reports. This is according to a report by The Intercept based on documents received by NSA whistle blower Edward Snowden.

iPhone 6
Sep 26 '14 09:21

Apple's iPhone 6 is available in The Netherlands today, and eager Apple fans were already lining up outside stores Thursday evening hoping to get their hands on an iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus.

Jun 24 '14 15:53

Telecommunications provider Vodafone is set to offer LTE Advanced to the Dutch market, the company said in a statement. The news comes days after rival KPN made an announcement revealing similar plans. While KPN will offer the faster internet option from July, Vodafone users will have to wait until later this year.

Mar 15 '14 04:32

Vodafone accidentally released data of tens of thousands of customers, due to a combination of technical and human error. The phone numbers have been included in phone books and databases of directory services.

Nov 16 '13 04:30

The round-up of some of this week’s most noteworthy events and news stories features: €400,000 euro found inside women smugglers, a nude parade through downtown Amsterdam for World Diabetes Day, Photo Show Human Side of Breast Cancer, Joran van der Sloot wants new trial, and Amsterdam coin minter busted

Nov 13 '13 14:09

Vodafone Netherlands announced that it will invest €270 million over the next three years in the Netherlands.

Oct 24 '13 14:45

Vodafone Netherlands has introduced the One Net PBX service for larger businesses and organizations.

Aug 6 '13 08:52

On August 5, Vodafone Netherlands launched its 4G Long Term Evolution (LTE) network in Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Utrecht, and The Hague.

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