ShortsTV has renewed its linear distribution agreement with Telenet and will be part of the basic Digital TV offer and available to over 1.7m Telenet subscribers.
At December 31, 2018 Telenet served 2,115,000 unique customer relationships, which represented approximately 63% of the 3,350,700 homes passed across the cabler’s Flemish and Brussels footprint.
Belgian cable operator Telenet is launching the new Yugo bundle offering software based streaming TV service built entirely around the smartphone.
Altough the broadcaster remains tight-lipped about such a move, the BBC is reportedly looking for a European base of operations post-Brexit.
In case of a ‘no-deal-Brexit’ the BBC is set to lose the international distribution of its domestic channels in Ireland, The Netherlands and Belgium.
Following the launch of an invitation to tender, the municipality of Etterbeek has sold its cable network to Telenet.
The EBU is not worried about DTT shutdowns in Belgium and Switzerland, writes Marcello Lombardo, EBU.
The Belgian competition agency will examine Telenet’s bid for publisher De Vijver Media because of the potential impact of the deal on the local market, the European Commission said.
At September 30, 2018, Telenet served 2,135,700 unique customer relationships, which represented approximately 64% of the 3,341,700 homes passed in Flanders and Brussels.
Named LN24 for Les News 24, a new 24 hour news channel is set to launch in Belgium, headed by former editor-in-chief of l’Echo, Joan Condijts and his colleague, political journalist Martin Buxant.