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KPN B.V. - Archive (At the heart of society)

2024
06
February
2024
| 09:05 Europe/Amsterdam
In the past six months, 15% of young people between the ages of 13 and 24 have sexted, according to recent research conducted by Rutgers and Soa Aids Nederland. This is usually fun and exciting and, for many young people, it’s a normal way of flirtin...
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2023
21
December
2023
| 13:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Six hundred elderly people who struggle with loneliness will enjoy a fun Christmas evening with 200 KPN volunteers in Groningen, Amersfoort, and Rotterdam.Social contact is at the heart of the Mooiste Contact Fonds. The initiative brings people toget...
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24
November
2023
| 17:52 Europe/Amsterdam
Today, Marieke Snoep, a member of the KPN Board of Management and also responsible for the Consumer Market, is signing a new covenant with the NVVK, the Netherlands Association for Debt Relief Assistance and Social Banking. By doing so, KPN wants to ...
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09
November
2023
| 11:05 Europe/Amsterdam
For the past ten years, KPN Teletolk has made it possible for deaf and hearing-impaired people to make phone calls using sign language – for example, to make a doctor's appointment, to order a pizza, or to chase up their orders from shops. More than ...
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03
November
2023
| 15:32 Europe/Amsterdam
Happy faces, having fun kicking a ball around and enjoying being the center of attention for a while. The KPN Football Friends Day was a great success.The third KPN Football Friends Day took place on Sunday, October 22. Once again, everything on the ...
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03
October
2023
| 12:56 Europe/Amsterdam
Today is Diversity Day and KPN is celebrating the richness and power of diversity in the workplace once again this year. The theme is 'Difference enriches, but there is more that connects us'. KPN is organizing three days of internal workshops, lectu...
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02
October
2023
| 10:00 Europe/Amsterdam
In a society in which more and more is being done digitally, the divide between people who have access to digital technologies and those who do not is getting bigger. The Alliantie Digitaal Samenleven, NLdigital, municipalities, the province of Groni...
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28
September
2023
| 16:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Humberto, Op1, Vandaag Inside,… the Netherlands has a wide array of talkshows. Youngsters are notable absentees. They are rarely invited, the topics discussed have little in common with their own lives, and they have less and less to do with traditio...
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06
September
2023
| 09:00 Europe/Amsterdam
KNVB and KPN have agreed to extend their long-standing partnership until 2026. Since 2017, KPN has been supporting football at every level – from the Dutch national men’s and women’s teams to E_Oranje and local amateur clubs. The decision was announc...
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04
July
2023
| 09:00 Europe/Amsterdam
KPN Mooiste Contact Fonds recently joined forces with the Bartiméus Foundation (an organization committed to improving the lives of the partially sighted and blind) to welcome 40 people with a visual impairment to Depot Boijmans Van Beuningen in Rott...
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07
June
2023
| 17:02 Europe/Amsterdam
On Wednesday, eDivisie presenter Weijland, YouTuber Rokus and 433nl host Slot became the very first participants to be locked into the KPN E_ESCAPE ROOM on the Royal Dutch Football Association (KNVB) Campus in Zeist. Their challenge, aided by people ...
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16
March
2023
| 15:54 Europe/Amsterdam
Today, Her Majesty Queen Máxima visited the project Ondernemen tegen Eenzaamheid [Entrepreneurs against Loneliness], run jointly by the KPN Mooiste Contact Fonds and the Oranje Fonds Foundation. She talked with representatives of the two funds and wi...
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01
March
2023
| 10:03 Europe/Amsterdam
Beach tennis, bowling and canoe sprint are getting support from the TEAMKPN Sports Fund this year. The Fund was set up specially for team sports in the Netherlands that are not regarded as front-line sports by NOC*NSF and that therefore receive only ...
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14
February
2023
| 14:52 Europe/Amsterdam
KPN supports the Giro555 action day on Wednesday 15 February for the victims of the earthquake in Turkey and Syria. During the action day, 375 volunteers take calls from anyone who wants to make a donation for the earthquake victims. KPN's contributi...
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14
February
2023
| 14:12 Europe/Amsterdam
KPN and the Rijksmuseum are extending their collaboration until March 2025. Joost Farwerck, CEO of KPN, and Taco Dibbits, General Director of the Rijksmuseum, made the announcement at the opening of the Vermeer exhibition in front of one of the artis...
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20
January
2023
| 10:36 Europe/Amsterdam
The KPN Mooiste Contact Fonds celebrated its 15-year anniversary in 2022 with several special projects. From a ‘Pink Christmas Dinner’ in the Concertgebouw to visiting the Dutch national football team with FC Mooiste Contact. From Easter lunches for ...
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2022
19
October
2022
| 13:04 Europe/Amsterdam
The time has finally come again: the Dutch national team is participating in the World Cup! This year, for the first time in history, the tournament will take place in fall, from 20 November to 18 December. No celebrations in gardens or on squares be...
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18
October
2022
| 11:11 Europe/Amsterdam
Promoting social contact and combating loneliness amongst vulnerable groups are at the heart of the KPN Mooiste Contact Days. 250 people for whom social contact cannot be taken for granted were guests at the Rijksmuseum. Along with 250 KPN volunteers...
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04
October
2022
| 17:30 Europe/Amsterdam
Today is Diversity Day. The day when, in the Netherlands, we celebrate the power and richness of diversity in the workplace. In conversation with Ronald Nieuwenhuis, responsible for Inclusivity & Social Enterprise at KPN, about why diversity is so im...
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08
September
2022
| 17:07 Europe/Amsterdam
The schools have started again and for most children that means they are taught together with their classmates in the classroom. Unfortunately, this is not the case for all children. There are more than a thousand children in the Netherlands who cann...
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04
August
2022
| 17:13 Europe/Amsterdam
The Night Watch on a mug, sock, cookie jar or occupying an entire wall? Everyone with their own Night Watch is invited to the Rijksmuseum on Saturday 13, 20 and 27 August. The Rijksmuseum is not the only place where Rembrandt’s Night Watch can be fou...
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28
July
2022
| 12:00 Europe/Amsterdam
To reward gamers with the ultimate gaming experience, KPN connects all Go!Gaming locations with First Class Internet using fiber. Go!Gaming connected by KPN, ensures that gamers who don’t yet have a fiber connection in their own home can enjoy the be...
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21
July
2022
| 08:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Jordan, Kenya, and Poland: three countries where LGBTQIA+ people are discriminated against, oppressed, and even persecuted. Equaldex gives the countries a failing score when it comes to people being able to openly celebrate their sexuality or gender ...
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29
June
2022
| 14:56 Europe/Amsterdam
As of 9 July, the KNVB Campus in Zeist will be home to Camping van Oranje. KNVB, KPN and Albert Heijn will transform the heart of Dutch football into a real campsite where 600 young Oranje fans and their parents can come and camp for each of the Dutc...
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17
June
2022
| 16:07 Europe/Amsterdam
A group of disabled entrepreneurs attended the ‘Startup Kickstart’ event organized by the Bart de Graaff Foundation, Onbeperkt aan de Slag, and KPN Liaison, during the Support fair in the Utrecht Jaarbeurs on 16 June. They are joining forces to make ...
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09
June
2022
| 12:00 Europe/Amsterdam
The innovative ICT solution KPN Klasgenoot has been revamped and is now a lot more suitable for secondary school pupils. The Klasgenoot enables children who cannot easily go to school in person because of serious or chronic illness to attend classes ...
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24
May
2022
| 10:45 Europe/Amsterdam
A new video series by the KPN Mooiste Contact Fonds and the Eredivisie focuses on young football fans who are unable to get to the stadium due to their illness. With the help of KPN Klasgenoot (Classmate) (a device that allows long-term sick children...
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13
April
2022
| 07:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Maya VR, the Rijksmuseum and the KPN Mooiste Contact Fonds have joined forces to start a new series of VR tours. As many as 4,000 elderly people in care homes across the country will be treated to a virtual “day out” at the Rijksmuseum Gallery of Hon...
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11
April
2022
| 13:19 Europe/Amsterdam
TEAMKPN Sportfonds was founded by KPN in 2015 precisely to focus help on team sports in the Netherlands that are not regarded as front-line sports by NOC*NSF, and that therefore only receive limited financial support. In 2022, TEAMKPN Sportfonds is a...
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04
April
2022
| 15:43 Europe/Amsterdam
The popular event 'De Wedstrijd van je Leven' (The Match of Your Life) is back on ESPN. This show, in which an amateur team takes on FC De Rebellen, is supported by KPN (main sponsor of the Eredivisie) and the VriendenLoterij (social partner of the E...
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