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Belgian mobile virtual market hit by prepaid and roaming regulations

Tuesday 2 January 2018 | 10:45 CET | Author: Marion ter Welle | Background
The number of mobile virtual operators in Belgium fell in the past year, but the VOs' share of the total mobile market remained steady, according to Telecomaper's latest research. Both the number of players and the number of Sims declined in the virtual market, hurt by new regulations such as roam-like-home in the EU and mandatory prepaid registration. The regulations prompted some players to exit the market, including Aldi Talk and Simyo, while Numericable was bought by Telenet. We expect more consolidation ahead, as the MVNOs face increased costs from the new regulations and tough

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Aldi Talk / Allo / BIPT / Intertel / Lycamobile / Mobile Vikings / Numericable / Ortel / Proximus / Scarlet / Simyo / Telecompaper / Telenet / Vectone / Voo
Countries: Belgium
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