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Orange Belgium names new head of B2B, wholesale, innovation

Published 16 Nov 2018 08:39 CET | Belgium, Luxembourg

Orange Belgium announced the appointment of Werner De Laet, CEO of Orange Luxembourg, as Chief B2B, Wholesale and Innovation Officer, starting 01 January 2019. Orange said ...

Telenet extends rights to Premier League football

Published 15 Nov 2018 13:56 CET | Belgium

Belgian operator Telenet has extended its broadcasting rights for the English Premier League by three years. The company has been broadcasting football matches from the UK ...

Telenet shareholder calls for increase in share buybacks

Published 15 Nov 2018 12:56 CET | Belgium

Lucerne Capital Management has reiterated a call for Belgian operator Telenet to return more cash to shareholders. In a letter to the company published on its website, the ...

Telenet shareholder asks court to investigate corporate governance

Published 13 Nov 2018 13:56 CET | Belgium

Telenet shareholder Lucerne Capital Management announced it's going to court over the perceived corporate governance problems at the Belgian operator. After Telenet refused ...

Telenet opens second VR gaming centre in Ghent

Published 13 Nov 2018 11:04 CET | Belgium

Belgian operator Telenet announced the opening of its second virtual reality centre. The centre at the Dok Noord in Ghent adds to the The Park centre opened in Antwerp in ...

Alibaba confirms plans for logistics hub in Liege

Published 13 Nov 2018 10:58 CET | Belgium

Alibaba has confirmed plans to develop a new European hub in Liege. The Belgian city will be a new logistics hub for the Chinese company's unit Cainiao, along with Hong Kong, ...

Belgian govt to continue with Kaspersky security software

Published 09 Nov 2018 16:03 CET | Belgium

The Belgian government plans to continue using software from Russia's Kaspersky. The Belgian center for cybersecurity said no objective or independent study showed that ...

KPN customers lose access to Proximus Wi-Fi hotspots

Published 07 Nov 2018 20:34 CET | Belgium, Netherlands

KPN and Proximus customers will no longer have access to each other's hotspots from 1 January. KPN has confirmed the news. FON is an international network of Wi-Fi hotspots....

Telenet supports Spencer during new financing round

Published 07 Nov 2018 20:13 CET | Belgium

Antwerp startup Spencer, a joint venture between November Five and Telenet, has raised EUR 2.5 million to accelerate its growth. The startup has cut a partnership deal with ...

Telenet again rejects Lucerne proposals for change

Published 07 Nov 2018 13:17 CET | Belgium

Telenet has again rejected the proposals of its activist shareholder Lucerne, De Tijd reported. Lucerne Asset Management has urged the Belgian cable company to replace some ...

Econocom founder returns as CEO

Published 06 Nov 2018 08:35 CET | Belgium

Belgian ICT services provider Econocom announced that founder and chairman Jean-Louis Bouchard is resuming operational leadership as CEO. He replaces his son Robert Bouchard, ...

Proximus to end Fon access from January

Published 06 Nov 2018 08:30 CET | Belgium

Proximus has confirmed it's ending its partnership with international Wi-Fi provider Fon from the start of January. Proximus customers will no longer be able to use Fon ...

Telenet struggling in Belgian mobile market in Q3

Published 01 Nov 2018 16:39 CET | Belgium

The Belgian mobile market continues to shed prepaid customers in favour of postpaid, despite the effects of the prepaid regulation having worn off. The operators counted 11.3 ...

Belgian cable providers have no plans to switch off analogue signal

Published 31 Oct 2018 22:23 CET | Belgium

Although the Netherlands, Germany and Switzerland are already working on a large scale to switch off analogue radio and TV signals on cable, there are no concrete plans for ...

Citymesh loses appeal over new 3.5 GHz local licences

Published 31 Oct 2018 18:20 CET | Belgium

The company provides Wi-Fi access for the public of event halls, holiday parks and marinas, Wi-Fi zones in the city centre and for temporary events. In order to provide these ...

Belgian regulator outlines plan for upcoming 700 MHz auction

Published 31 Oct 2018 18:12 CET | Belgium

Belgian regulator BIPT has drawn up a step-by-step plan for the upcoming 700 MHz auction. As soon as all the necessary decisions are taken, BIPT will start auctioning over ...

Proximus updates postpaid plans with unlimited data, to raise multi-play prices from January

Published 31 Oct 2018 11:46 CET | Belgium

Belgian operator Proximus announced an update of its mobile subscription plans from November. The provider will on 1 November introduce Mobilus XL Unlimited, with unlimited ...

Telenet ups FY guidance amid higher profit in Q3

Published 31 Oct 2018 11:29 CET | Belgium

Belgian operator Telenet slashed costs in the third quarter, pushing up profit despite a slight decline in revenues. On the back of the positive results, the company ...

Voo to raise top broadband speed to 400 Mbps

Published 30 Oct 2018 09:25 CET | Belgium

Belgian cable operator Voo announced plans to increase its top broadband speed to 400 Mbps, double the current top speed. The new speed will be rolled out across its Wallonia ...

Orange Belgium updates TV user interface

Published 29 Oct 2018 17:09 CET | Belgium

Orange Belgium has updated the interface of its set-top boxes for TV customers. The operator said the new user interface is easier to use, with simplified screens and faster ...

Proximus improves FY EBITDA growth outlook after small increase in Q3

Published 26 Oct 2018 09:41 CET | Belgium

Belgian operator Proximus reported stable revenues in the third quarter and EBITDA up 1.4 percent. After the solid results and customer growth, the company improved its ...

UK did not cooperate with investigation into Belgacom hack incident - report

Published 25 Oct 2018 13:23 CET | Belgium

The UK declined to cooperate with the investigation into the alleged spying incident on the network of Belgacom, now Proximus, in 2013, De Standaard reported, citing a ...

Telenet inks IoT partnership with Charleroi airport

Published 24 Oct 2018 16:35 CET | Belgium

Belgian cable operator Telenet has inked a five-year Internet of Things (IoT) contract with the Brussels South Charleroi Airport. The aim of the deal is to turn the airport ...

Imec, TNO develop smart city replica of Antwerp

Published 24 Oct 2018 15:55 CET | Belgium

Imec and TNO have unveiled a digital 3D replica of the city of Antwerp that can be used for smart city purposes. The replica is called 'digital twin.' The replica combines ...

Orange Belgium lifts revenues, profit in Q3, keeps FY guidance

Published 24 Oct 2018 11:11 CET | Belgium, Luxembourg

In Belgium, retail services revenue increased by 10 percent, mainly due to fixed-mobile bundles, which jumped 112 percent. Mobile revenue advanced 1.3 percent, while ...

 

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