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Belgians to soon pay for traffic fines via QR-code

Published 20 Sep 2019 15:58 CET | Belgium

Belgian road users who have received a ticket have been able to pay via QR code for the past six months, but only if they are customers of Belfius and KBC. Customers of other ...

Belgian retailer fined for demanding eID for loyalty card

Published 20 Sep 2019 10:04 CET | Belgium

The Belgian data protection regulator has fined a retailer for excessive use of the national eID system in order to create loyalty cards. The company received an ...

Beltug joins Cyber Security Coalition

Published 20 Sep 2019 09:36 CET | Belgium

The Belgian association of large telecom users, Beltug announced that it has joined the Cyber Security Coalition. The group unites academic, private sector and government ...

Proximus CEO Leroy to face insider trading investigation

Published 20 Sep 2019 08:49 CET | Belgium

The public prosecutor in Brussels has launched an investigation into suspected insider trading by Dominique Leroy, the CEO of Proximus. Raids were conducted at her home and ...

New KPN CEO will start as scheduled in December, despite early departure from Proximus

Published 18 Sep 2019 14:53 CET | Belgium, Netherlands

Dominique Leroy will not start as KPN's CEO before December. Speculation on the matter rose after Proximus said it would let go of the Leroy earlier than contracted, in order ...

Brutele waits to hear more about Providence deal before selling Voo shares

Published 18 Sep 2019 11:18 CET | Belgium

Brussels cable provider Brutele has suspended its talks with Enodia, the public holding company of Nethys, about selling the shares in Voo held by 30 associated ...

Nethys signs agreement to sell Voo to Providence - report

Published 16 Sep 2019 10:31 CET | Belgium

The Belgian company Nethys made agreements in May to sell cable operator Voo to private equity firm Providence, before Belgian national and regional elections, sources ...

Proximus CEO Leroy to stand down early from 20 September

Published 16 Sep 2019 08:40 CET | Belgium

The CEO of Belgian operator Proximus, Dominique Leroy is leaving the company on 20 September, rather than 01 December as originally planned. Her early departure for a job at ...

Proximus CEO to handle only current operations until departure

Published 12 Sep 2019 11:27 CET | Belgium

Proximus CEO Dominique Leroy will remain CEO until 1 December, despite demands from trade unions that she step down immediately, the company's board decided. The unions held ...

Orange Belgium to bring out latest iPhone 11 series on 20 Sept, with discounts

Published 12 Sep 2019 10:11 CET | Belgium

Apple will introduce its latest iPhone 11 series in Belgium on 20 September with Orange Belgium, which said there will be discounts on the smartphones of up to EUR 150. ...

Proximus employees stage spontanous strikes after announcement of CEO's departure

Published 11 Sep 2019 14:47 CET | Belgium

A number of Proximus employees spontaneously left work on 10 September from call centers and stores and demanded the immediate departure of CEO Dominique Leroy.The CEO ...

Telenet, Voo lose appeal against wholesale cable regulation

Published 09 Sep 2019 09:15 CET | Belgium

Belgian cable operators Telenet and Voo have lost their appeal against the revised wholesale cable access regulation passed in June 2018. Regulator BIPT said the markets ...

Proximus CEO defends stock sale ahead of departure announcement

Published 09 Sep 2019 08:43 CET | Belgium, Netherlands | Update: 09 Sep 2019 13:52 CET

Proximus CEO Dominique Leroy has defended her recent sale of around EUR 285,000 in shares in the company, saying it was done before she made the decision to leave for KPN. ...

Scarlet ups data volumes for Scarlet Hot deal

Published 04 Sep 2019 14:24 CET | Belgium

Scarlet, the low-cost brand of Belgian operator Proximus, has upped data within its Scarlet Hot offering to 4 GB from 3 GB, with no price change, Le Soir reported. The change ...

Voo adds C8, LN24 to channel offering

Published 04 Sep 2019 13:54 CET | Belgium

Belgian cable operator Voo introduced Canal Plus' C8 channel to its customers on 2 September. The operator also made LN24, Belgium's new news channel, available to ...

EDPnet promises 100% uptime with new 4G back-up on Pro plans

Published 03 Sep 2019 15:37 CET | Belgium

Belgian operator EDPnet has updated its offer for the professional market and introduced a guarantee of 100 percent uptime with its VDSL Pro and new Fiber Pro subscriptions. ...

Telenet starts second brand Tadaam for home broadband, TV over 4G network

Published 03 Sep 2019 15:17 CET | Belgium

Belgian operator Telenet has quietly launched a new brand called Tadaam to offer broadband and TV services over the mobile network for residential customers. ...

Destiny launches Fiber-to-the-Business services

Published 03 Sep 2019 15:07 CET | Belgium

Belgian operator Destiny has started offering Fiber-to-the-Business services. The company has wholesale deals with operators such as Proximus and Eurofiber to deliver the ...

Netflix to launch first Belgian original series in 2020

Published 03 Sep 2019 14:34 CET | Belgium, World

Netflix has announced the launch of 'Into the Night', its first Belgian original series, made by Belgium's Inti Calfat and Dirk Verheye (Over Water) and produced by Entre ...

Proximus admits small number of customers charged for zero-rated apps

Published 02 Sep 2019 11:10 CET | Belgium

Proximus has confirmed a customer complaint, saying it did indeed sometimes charge for data used with favourite apps, even though subscribers had taken up deals where that ...

Proximus names new CEO at low-cost brand Scarlet

Published 30 Aug 2019 10:47 CET | Belgium

Belgian operator Proximus has named Sandrine Desseille the new CEO of its low-cost brand Scarlet. She replaces Bruno Delhaise, who held the position for six years and is ...

EDPnet discounts Fiber XL for homes and businesses

Published 29 Aug 2019 16:40 CET | Belgium

Belgian operator EDPnet has started providing the Fiber XL broadband service for households and companies at a discount. Fiber XL will cost EUR 39.95 for 250 Mbps during the ...

Telesat extends discounted smart TV promo to mid September

Published 29 Aug 2019 11:40 CET | Belgium

Satellite operator Telesat has extended its summer promotion until 11 September. The deal, started in July, gives an LG 49-inch smart TV for a discounted price of EUR 349 to ...

Skype registers as telecom operator with Belgium's BIPT

Published 27 Aug 2019 17:00 CET | Belgium

After registering SkypeOut as a telecom operator in the Netherlands, Microsoft has now done the same for the service in Belgium, Datanews reported. The company registered the ...

Belgian internet connections rise 1.6% in H1 to 4.45 mln

Published 27 Aug 2019 11:57 CET | Belgium

The number of residential connections amounted to 4.019 million, an advance of 2.42 percent year-on-year and of 1.73 percent from Q4. Meanwhile, the number of business ...

 

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