10 Oct 2006
The Netherlands’ leading cellular operator by subscribers, KPN Mobile, has introduced High Speed Downlink Packet Access (HSDPA) services in major cities across the country and says it expects to boost coverage to 90% of the population by the start of December, writes Telecompaper. The company’s new service offers download speeds of up to 1.8Mbps, and uplink at up to 384kbps. KPN is offering a Flat Fee subscription costing EUR79.95 per month for a 2GB capped service, or EUR34.95 for a lower speed service with a cap of 200MB (dubbed Flat Fee Lite). In addition, it is introducing the Flat Fee Comfort subscription for EUR49.95 per month, offering speeds of up to 768kbps/384kbps (downstream/upstream) with a data limit of 1GB.