Didier Bellens, former CEO of Belgacom, has passed away on February 28, 2016. Bellens was CEO of Belgacom from 2003 till 2013.
Belgacom gained 65,000 TV subscriptions in the first quarter, with the total TV customer base climbing to 1,657,000.
Telenet remains the biggest provider on the Belgian consumer fixed market, followed by incumbent Belgacom.
Proximus TV (Belgacom) ended the year 2014 with 1,593,000 customers, an increase of 128,000 (+8.7%).
The Court of Appeal (Hof van Beroep) in Brussels has ruled that alternative operators have access to the Telenet network, including incumbent Proximus (Belgacom).
Belgacom has reported double-digit growth of its Proximus TV IPTV service, up 33,0004 subscriptions, increasing the total TV customer base to 1,558,000.
Belgacom has signed an agreement with Neflix to bring the SVOD service directly to the Proximus TV set-top box.
Belgacom will launch Proximus as its main commercial brand on Monday, September 29, announced Belgacom CEO Dominique Leroy.
Belgacom ended June with 1,525,000 TV customers, gaining 30,000 in the second quarter.
UPDATED. The Belgian government has announced that Dominique Leroy will be the new CEO of Belgacom.