Mobistar has selected the integrated operational and business support system solution from Alpha Networks to support its upcoming cable TV and broadband services.
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.
The Belgian mobile operator Mobistar is seeing slow growth for its hybrid TV product and is eagerly awaiting the opening up of cable.
Belgian cable and telecoms operator VOO, owned by Tecteo, has racked up losses of €97 million during 2010. Total losses for the past two years were €163 million, according to the Le Soir newspaper.
Belgian cable operators Telenet and Tecteo have submitted a formal joint bid for the country’s fourth 3G-licence, which was put up for auction by the BIPT (Belgian Institute for Postal and Telecommunication Services) on March 15, 2011.
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).