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Belgium bundles TV and broadband regulation

Wednesday 29 December 2010 | 10:00 CET | Author: Bart Garvelink | Background
Telecom regulator for Belgium BIPT has drafted market decisions for digital services over DSL and cable, with a coherent analysis of broadband and broadcast. This has been done in a joint operation with the media regulators. The fact that Belgacom is still seen as possessing significant market power (SMP) can hardly come as a surprise. New however is the SMP status for cable operators. Also new is a wholesale measure for Belgacom's digital TV-platform. BIPT has come to the conclusion that the only hope for developing alternative operators on the Belgian market is to make it possible for them

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite / Internet
Companies: BIPT / Tecteo / Telenet
Countries: Belgium / Netherlands
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