Belgian operator Telenet opened its own innovation centre in Brussels in the presence of Alexander De Croo, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Development Cooperation, Digital Agenda, Telecom and Post.
Cable Europe has today voiced concerns over the future of investment in telecommunications network infrastructure, as it responds to the Belgian consultation on levels of competition in the broadband and broadcasting markets.
Telenet objects to the draft decisions concerning the broadcasting and broadband market, formulated by the Belgian telecom and media regulators.
The French broadcaster Groupe AB is set to replace its AB4 channel in French-speaking Belgium by ABXplore on September 13.
Telenet’s total basic and enhanced video services subscriptions reached 2,062,000 at June 30, 2017.
The Belgian media authority CSA has asked its French counterpart to review its draft convention authorising TF1 to carry local advertising windows in Belgium.
Belgium’s telecom regulator BIPT and the regional media regulators have called for more regulation of dominant market players such as Telenet and Proximus.
Telenet has formally closed the acquisition of Coditel Brabant BVBA and its subsidiary Coditel Sarl, together SFR Belux.
The Belgian Competion Authority (BCA) has approved the planned takeover of Coditel Brabant and its subsidiary Coditel, together known as SFR BeLux, by Telenet. As a result, the acquisition can be finalised over the coming days.
Viaacom International Media Networks’ (VIMN) has announced the launch of a new MTV Play mobile app in the Netherlands and Belgium.