Jean-Paul Philippot has been re-elected for a fifth consecutive term as President of the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) at the 76th General Assembly in Montenegro.
Following a pilot with 10,000 French-speaking customers, Belgacom TV is now launching its TV Replay service for all RTL and RTBF channels.
Belgian public broadcaster RTBF has started using an emergency broadcast tower after a fire destroyed parts of the Wavre transmitter facility.
A serious fire has taken the main RTBF DTT, DAB and FM radio transmitters in Wavre, around 30 kilometres from Brussels, off air.
STORY UPDATED AT 3.45 CET. During the next few weeks, Norkring Belgium is starting to switch over its DTT network from DVB-T to DVB-T2.
The Belgian satellite DTH Platform TéléSat will launch HD versions of Belgian pubcaster RTBF’s La Une and commercial broadcaster RTL TVi.
The independent Belgian telecoms operator Billi has launched its over-the-top Billibox TV service offering a very basic bouquet of TV channels and access to its VOD service.
All French language analogue terrestrial RTBF television transmitters will be taken off the air on March 1, completing the switch-off.
The Belgian French language public broadcaster RTBF has said that in order to save money it will close its international channel RTBF Sat and replace it with a new service to be called RTBF La Trois (3).