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Base sale to Telenet forces Mobistar into challenger role

Monday 20 April 2015 | 15:39 CET | Author: Marion ter Welle | Market Commentary
Telenet's proposed acquisition of Base will result in considerable changes to the mobile market in Belgium, especially for Mobistar. Telenet is currently an important wholesale customer at Mobistar. Not only will the deal see Mobistar lose the biggest MVNO on its network, it will also be relegated to third place on the Belgian market. According to figures from the end of 2014, Base-Telenet would become number two on the Belgian market with 32 percent of mobile customers, while Mobistar falls to third place with 29 percent. The new situation raises a number of questions for the Belgian market:

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Base / BIPT / Mobistar / Numericable / Proximus / Telenet
Countries: Belgium
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