The combined Belgian telecom and media regulators have finalised the rules for Open Cable access in the country.
The combined Belgian regulators have published their final decisions regarding the Telenet, Tecteo, Brutélé and Coditel (Numéricable) reference offers for opening up of the country’s cable networks.
Consolidation of the cable sector in French-speaking Belgium could happen following a bid by Numericable for Brutélé.
The European Commission has expressed a number of concerns over a proposal by the Belgian audiovisual regulators to open up the larger cable networks in Belgium to third parties. The plans would oblige Belgacom and cable operators to allow alternative operators to compete more effectively in the markets for both cable and the xDSL. Cable […]
The Belgian competition authority (Raad voor de Mededinging van België) has said it agrees with the market analysis of the broadcast market by telecoms regulator BIPT and the regional media authorities VRM (Flanders), CSA (Walloon) and Medienrat (German speaking part).