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This is an update on the Dutch telecoms market, covering mobile, fixed broadband, operator initiatives, M&A, and regulation. It includes subscription, revenue, and technology forecasts for mobile and fixed broadband.


  • The Dutch telecoms market has one of the most advanced fixed broadband sectors in the world, and recent fiber deployments have stirred DSL and cable competition across platforms.
  • The EC approved Vodafone and Ziggo's 50:50 joint venture in August 2016 on the condition that Vodafone divested its consumer fixed-line business in the Netherlands. Vodafone Netherlands agreed to sell its local fixed-line and broadband business to T-Mobile in November 2016.
  • Tele2 officially launched 4G services on its own network in November 2015. The operator is the world's first 4G-only mobile operator.

Features and Benefits

  • Analyzes the Dutch mobile and fixed markets.
  • Assesses operator moves, including NGA network development.

Key questions answered

  • Who are the market leaders in the fixed and mobile markets?
  • How will revenues grow in the next five years?
  • What new operator initiatives are there in the Netherlands?

Table of contents


  • Introduction
  • Download 1: Netherlands Update, October 2016

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