Market share of mobile network operators in the Netherlands Q4 2018, by operator

As of the fourth quarter of 2018, KPN (Koninklijke PTT Nederland) had a market share of 35 percent in the Netherlands which made them the leading mobile network provider in terms of network connections. Mobile Virtual Network Operators (companies using networks of larger network operators) and VodafoneZiggo had a market share of 25 percent each, whereas T-Mobile's (Telekom) market share amounted to 20 percent. In terms of the distribution of broadband connections, VodafoneZiggo and KPN had a market share of 45 percent, respectively. Tele2 (Dutch branch bought by T-Mobile in 2018) had a share of five percent.

Revenue of KPN

KPN is one of the largest mobile network, television and internet providers in the Netherlands. Between 2014 and 2018, the revenue of KPN decreased annually, from approximately 7.3 billion euros in 2014 to over 5.6 billion euros in 2018. However, the share of postpaid customers of fixed mobile bundles increased year-on-year, with 57 percent of the customer having a postpaid subscription in 2018.

Revenue of VodafoneZiggo

VodafoneZiggo is, next to KPN, a large mobile network, internet and television provider in the Netherlands. The company strengthened its position in the telecom market by merging the activities in the Netherlands between Liberty Global (Ziggo) and Vodafone. The annual revenue of VodafoneZiggo increased significantly between 2016 and 2018. In total, nearly four billion euros of revenue was generated by the Dutch network provider. Observing the total mobile subscription revenue, it increased from 2016 to 2017, before decrease slightly again to approximately 1.41 billion euros.

Distribution of mobile network connections in the Netherlands in the fourth quarter of 2018, by operator*

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Release date

July 2019



Survey time period

Q4 2018

Special properties

retail market only

Supplementary notes

The source states that for this report "the biggest parties in the sector periodically provide information on their activities. ACM checks this information."

* The source provides the market shares within a five percent range. The market share displayed here is the higher end of the range.

** Examples include Simpel, Simyo, Telfort, Hi and BEN, who sell services over existing networks from KPN, Vodafone and T-Mobile.

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