What's next for Belgium: a return of the Orange brand or structural separation?

Wednesday 10 June 2015 | 23:03 CET | Author: Tim Poulus | Market Commentary
Mobistar is under pressure in the Belgian market. On the mobile markt, it will be the number three behind Proximus and Telenet, once the latter absorbs Base. And access to the fixed-line market has been a long journey. A hybrid strategy, based on access to both Proximus (for broadband) and TV Vlaanderen (for a television feed), was abandoned after administrative headaches around service delivery. Then Mobistar diverted its attention to cable. At first successfully, gaining regulatory support, but now in a prolonged fight over wholesale fees. (On a side note: Telenet's resistance against the

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Companies: Mobistar / Orange / Proximus / Telenet / TV Vlaanderen
Countries: Belgium
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