This stock has been withdrawn on a special shareholder meeting held on the 10th of January 2014, as per the request of the foundation in November 2013.In the Netherlands, KPN has 6.3 million fixed-line telephone customers.KPN operates a mobile services network for 2G and 3G technologies.4G has recently been rolled out and, as of March 2014, covers the Netherlands entirely.The plans eventually ended when the "Stichting Preferente Aandelen B KPN" exercised a call option to gain ~50% of the total shares, in order to put up a temporary protection wall against the hostile takeover.Current (2013) main share holders are: Stichting Preferente Aandelen B KPN is a foundation which "was established to promote the interests of KPN, KPN its related companies and all stakeholders, including influences the continuity, independence or identity of KPN in conflict with the interests and threaten to keep much as possible." The foundation exercised a call option to gain roughly 50% of the KPN shares in order to protect KPN against a hostile takeover. V.) is a Dutch landline and mobile telecommunications company.
Sven Olaf Kamphuis, who claims to be a spokesman for Cyberbunker, said in an online message that Spamhaus was abusing its position and should not be allowed to decide ‘what goes and does not go on the internet’.Recently they sold a Dutch department of Getronics named Business Application Services (BAS) to Cap Gemini for about €250,000,000.In August 2013, América Móvil offered to take over the remaining 70% stake of the Dutch telecommunications company for 7.2 billion Euros (.49 billion). The Dutch Government has issued a warning on this proposed takeover of KPN by Mexican Billionaire Carlos Slim, as part of his ambition to expand his telecom empire.Today Egypt's coastguard caught three divers cutting through an undersea Internet cable on Wednesday, the army said, the first suggestion criminals might be involved in days of severed connections and disruptions online.It translates the names of websites like or into a string of numbers that the Internet’s technology can understand, with millions of computer servers around the world performing the translation.KPN took on its present form on 1 January 1989 when the PTT was privatised.Before the spin-off of TPG, the company also controlled the national Dutch postal services.Its mobile division, KPN Mobile, has more than 33 million subscribers in the Netherlands, Germany, Belgium, France, and Spain under different brand names.Through its ownership of several European Internet service providers, KPN also provides Internet access to 2.1 million customers, and it offers business network services and data transport throughout Western Europe.And earlier this month it was revealed that prominent Americans such as Michelle Obama and Tiger Woods were the victims of suspected Russian cyber hackers who allegedly published financial information. KPN started as a public telecommunications company and is based in The Hague, Netherlands.