Netherlands

Geographic Region (ITU/UN)

ISO 3166 Code

NL

M49 Code

528

MCC

204

ITU Member

Yes

ITU-R Region

Overview

The Netherlands (Nederland), also known informally as Holland, is a country in Western Europe. It is the main constituent country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, alongside with three island territories in the Caribbean (Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba).

Netherlands is a member of the ITU and as such follows radio frequency harmonisation principles according to ITU-R Region-1. The regulatory body governing communications policy is the Directorate General for Energy, Telecommunications and Competition, and the Radiocommunication Agency Netherlands is charged with regulating the country's radio frequency spectrum activities such as planning, allocations, and licencing.

Markets

The major stock exchanges in this country include;