Vodafone achieves 3G first

16 Jun 2004

Vodafone Netherlands has beaten KPN Mobile in the race to launch third generation services in the country. Following successful customer trials of UMTS services, Vodafone has launched a commercial service for its ‘early adopters’ , prior to a full launch in the autumn. UMTS services are currently available in Randstad, Groningen, Enschede, Den Bosch, Eindhoven and Maastricht.

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