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.
Coditel Brabant SPRL, operating under the SFR brand, has told trade union representatives and staff that it intends to make the majority of its Belgian workforce redundant.
Liberty Global has unveiled its next-generation TV entertainment platform, Horizon 4, at the company’s annual Tech Summit in Amsterdam. The new STB features 4k, cloud PVR and voice control.
Beginning this month, Belgian operator Telenet is set to test its new 4k set-top box, which they call TV-box, with 20,000 customers.
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.
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.
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.