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Royal KPN N.V.
Type Public (Euronext: KPN (NYSE: KPN)
Founded 1989
Headquarters The Hague, The Netherlands
Key people Ad Scheepbouwer, CEO
Industry Telecommunications
Products Fixed line telephony
mobile telephony
Wireless Television
Revenue 11.943 billion (2006)
Operating income 2.223 billion (2006)
Net income 1.583 billion (2006)
Employees 28,368 (as of 31 December 2006)
Website www.kpn.com

KPN (in full Koninklijke KPN N.V., Royal KPN NV) (NYSEKPN) is a Dutch fixed-line and mobile telecommunications company, including both 2G and 3G mobile operations. Image File history File links 2006_kpnlogo. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Euronext N.V. is a pan-European stock exchange based in Paris[1] and with subsidiaries in Belgium, France, Netherlands, Portugal and the United Kingdom. ... New York Stock Exchange (June 2003) The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) is one of the largest stock exchanges in the world. ... Year 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays 1989 Gregorian calendar). ... Coordinates: , Country Netherlands Province South Holland Area (2006)  - Municipality 98. ... Motto: Je Maintiendrai (Dutch: Ik zal handhaven, English: I Shall Uphold) Anthem: Wilhelmus van Nassouwe Capital Amsterdam1 Largest city Amsterdam Official language(s) Dutch2 Government Parliamentary democracy Constitutional monarchy  - Queen Beatrix  - Prime minister Jan Peter Balkenende Independence Eighty Years War   - Declared July 26, 1581   - Recognised January 30, 1648 (by Spain... Telecommunication involves the transmission of signals over a distance for the purpose of communication. ... For the tax agency in the United Kingdom of the same name, see HM Revenue and Customs. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... “EUR” redirects here. ... One thousand million (1,000,000,000) is the natural number following 999,999,999 and preceding 1,000,000,001. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays full 2006 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT), also known as operating income and operating profit, is a term used to describe a companys earnings. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... “EUR” redirects here. ... One thousand million (1,000,000,000) is the natural number following 999,999,999 and preceding 1,000,000,001. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays full 2006 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Net income is equal to the income that a firm has after subtracting costs and expenses from the total revenue. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... “EUR” redirects here. ... One thousand million (1,000,000,000) is the natural number following 999,999,999 and preceding 1,000,000,001. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays full 2006 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... For the album by the Kaiser Chiefs see Employment (album) Employment is a contract between two parties, one being the employer and the other being the employee. ... A website (alternatively, Web site or web site) is a collection of Web pages, images, videos and other digital assets that is hosted on one or several Web server(s), usually accessible via the Internet, cell phone or a LAN. A Web page is a document, typically written in HTML... The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), nicknamed the Big Board, is a New York City-based stock exchange. ... Telecommunication involves the transmission of signals over a distance for the purpose of communication. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... 3G is the third generation of mobile phone standards and technology, after 2G. It is based on the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) family of standards under the International Mobile Telecommunications programme, IMT-2000. 3G technologies enable network operators to offer users a wider range of more advanced services while achieving...


The company was formerly called Koninklijke PTT Nederland, and before that Staatsbedrijf der Posterijen, Telegrafie en Telefonie (State Company of Post, Telegraphy and Telephony), or PTT. It has been suggested that first class mail be merged into this article or section. ... Optical Telegraf of Claude Chappe on the Litermont near Nalbach, Germany Telegraphy (from the Greek words tele (τηλε) = far and graphein (γραφειν) = write) is the long-distance transmission of written messages without physical transport of letters, originally by changing something that could be observed from a distance (optical telegraphy). ... In telecommunication, Telephony encompasses the general use of equipment to provide voice communication over distances. ...


Before the spinoff of TPG, the company also controlled the national Dutch post. The company is based in The Hague. A spin-off (or spinoff) is a new organization or entity formed by a split from a larger one such as a new company formed from a university research group. ... Royal TPG Post wall box TNT N.V. (Euronext: TNT, NYSE: TP) is a provider of global express delivery, logistics, and mail services. ... Coordinates: , Country Netherlands Province South Holland Area (2006)  - Municipality 98. ...


As of 2004, KPN is active in the Dutch, German and Belgian mobile telecommunication markets. Year 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


In the Netherlands, KPN is the owner of the fixed telephone network and is the market leader in mobile telecommunications, with the brands KPN, Telfort and Hi. Several mobile phones A mobile telephone or cellular telephone (commonly mobile phone or cell phone) is a long-range, portable electronic device used for mobile communication. ... Telfort NV (Telfort NV), often abbreviated Telfort, is a Dutch telecommunications company. ...


On the Internet market, KPN is owner of the internet service providers XS4ALL, Planet Internet, Het Net, Freeler, Speedlinq, Demon Netherlands and HCCNet. They bought the Dutch subsidiary of Tiscali in September 2006. “ISP” redirects here. ... XS4ALL (pronounced access for all) is the second-oldest ISP in the Netherlands, after NLnet (But xs4all was the first company offering internet for individuals). ... Planet Internet is one of the largest internet service providers (ISPs) in the Netherlands. ... Demon Internet is a British Internet Service Provider. ... Tiscali SpA (ISE: IT0001453924) is a European telecommunications company, based in Cagliari, Italy, and provides internet and telecommunications services to Italy, The Netherlands, the United Kingdom and the Czech Republic. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays full 2006 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...


In 2004, KPN also started offering digital terrestrial television in the Netherlands as part of its multi-play services [1] (Dutch). Since May 1st 2006 KPN also offers Mine TV, an IPTV service based on their DSL service, with the ability to receive Video on demand and replay your missed TV episodes besides regular TV programming. Year 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Multi-play is a marketing term describing the provision of different telecommunications services by organisations that traditionally only offered one or two of those services. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays full 2006 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Video on demand (VOD) systems allow users to select and watch video and clip content over a network as part of an interactive television system. ...


In Germany, KPN is, with daughter company E-Plus, the third largest player on the mobile telephony market. In Belgium, the KPN subsidiary BASE is the third largest supplier of mobile telephony. E-Plus is a mobile telecommunications operator in Germany. ... BASE mobile in Belgium. ...


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