Telenet’s activist shareholder Lucerne has increased its share in the B Belgian operator to more then 3%.
The Q2 2018 net subscriber trend for Telenet’s video, broadband internet and fixed-line telephony services shows improved annualised churn.
Belgian incumbent Proximus said its unique TV customers totaled 1,584,000, with +9,000 new subscriptions in the second quarter of 2018 (+ 3.3% year-on-year).
Eleven Sports has extended its strategic partnership with Proximus for a further three years in Belgium.
Telenet shareholder Lucerne has written a letter saying it will start legal proceedings if the Belgian company and its board don’t comply by August 1 with demands tied to Telenet’s relations with its parent, Liberty Global, reports Belgian newspaper De Tijd.
The three Dutch language channels from Belgian public broadcaster VRT will become part of the Antenne TV DTT platform.
Alpha Networks, a provider in hybrid TV back-ends, has acquired 100 percent of the shares of Hubee, a Paris-based software company specialising in smart video platforms and user experience solutions.
After the green light from the European Commission, the Belgian regulators combined in CRC have paved the way for more competition in the broadband and broadcasting markets.
Belgian cable operator Telenet has appointed Erik Van den Enden as the new Chief Finance Officer as of August 16.
A group Belgian viewers has launched a petition to save the digital terrestrial DVB-T broadcasts of Flemish pubcaster VRT, that are due to terminate in December.