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Telenet to build Antwerp shop into 'experience' store

Published 15 Dec 2017 17:36 CET | Belgium

Belgian operator Telenet has rebuilt its store on the Meir in Antwerp into a new service concept. In the shop, visitors will be able to try out technological gadgets; they ...

Orange Fab programme selects three start-ups in Belgium and Luxembourg

Published 13 Dec 2017 12:46 CET | Belgium, Luxembourg

The Orange Fab accelerator programme in Belgium and Luxembourg has closed the selection process for the current edition with the announcement of three winning start-ups – ...

Proximus brings end to telegram service

Published 12 Dec 2017 11:03 CET | Belgium

Belgian operator Proximus announced that it will end its telegram services on 29 December, 150 years after they first started. Customers still using the service will be ...

Proximus partners Microsoft at Wallonia digital development centre

Published 12 Dec 2017 10:53 CET | Belgium

Proximus has signed a five-year partnership agreement with the Microsoft Innovation Center in Mons, Belgium. The telecom operator will support the public-private partnership ...

Proximus starts recruitment drive for fibre technicians

Published 11 Dec 2017 16:08 CET | Belgium

Proximus plans to recruit over 250 technical workers and digital specialists to help with its fibre roll-out plans. The Belgian operator wants to connect 85 percent of ...

Orange gives away presents with giant claw machine at Antwerp shop

Published 11 Dec 2017 09:37 CET | Belgium

Orange Belgium has installed what it says is the world's largest claw machine outside its shop on the Meir, Antwerp's biggest shopping street. Anyone who buys a phone or ...

Belgium's TV Vlaanderen debuts new DTT package

Published 07 Dec 2017 13:39 CET | Belgium

Belgium's TV Vlaanderen has launched a new TV subscription via antenna in Flanders and Brussels. For EUR 9.95 per month, the new Antenne TV formula delivers 15 channels via ...

Dell EMC to help Eurofiber create new way to interconnect data centres via SDN

Published 07 Dec 2017 09:29 CET | Belgium, Germany, Netherlands

Dell EMC Networking has been selected to help Eurofiber create its DCspine platform, which provides virtual "meet-me-rooms" for interconnecting data centres via ...

Belgium's VRT to experiment with 4K

Published 06 Dec 2017 09:58 CET | Belgium

Belgian public broadcaster VRT will be putting its focus on the use of 4K. The broadcaster will install a new series of nature programmes in 4K quality on vrt.nu, Datanews ...

Proximus to stop leasing fixed phones

Published 05 Dec 2017 16:03 CET | Belgium

Proximus has decided to stop offering fixed phones for rent, following political pressure over long-running contracts for the devices. Two weeks ago the Belgian operator ...

Microsoft BeLux gets new CEO

Published 05 Dec 2017 16:01 CET | Belgium, Luxembourg

Microsoft has named Didier Ongena the new CEO of its operations in Belgium and Luxembourg. He will start on 08 January, replacing Michael Beal, who led the company for almost ...

Telenet offers broadband speed boost for EUR 15 extra per month

Published 05 Dec 2017 10:09 CET | Belgium

Belgian operator Telenet has launched its 'speedboost' option for broadband customers. For EUR 15 per month extra, consumer and business customers can increase their speed to ...

Lycamobile Belgium fined over roaming pricing

Published 05 Dec 2017 09:50 CET | Belgium

Belgian regulator BIPT has fined MVNO Lycamobile EUR 25,000 for violating roaming regulations. The regulator found that the mobile provider was undermining the 'roam like at ...

Telenet awards digital marketing campaigns to small businesses

Published 05 Dec 2017 09:47 CET | Belgium

Telenet Business has selected 200 companies from over 25,000 applicants in its SME digitsation campaign. The winners will benefit from a Facebook campaign, a week of digital ...

Orange Belgium to introduce Elevel Sports 4 in Wallonia, parts of Brussels

Published 04 Dec 2017 10:52 CET | Belgium

Orange Belgium and Eleven Sports have reached an agreement about the distribution of Eleven Sports 3, the third channel of Eleven Sports. The channel will be included, in HD, ...

Telenet to offer Play Sports app as OTT service

Published 01 Dec 2017 10:14 CET | Belgium

Belgian cable operator Telenet plans to offer its premium sports TV package over the top, making it available through other providers as well, reports Datanews. Matthias ...

Destiny names new MD and takes aim at Europe with new acquisitions

Published 30 Nov 2017 13:28 CET | Belgium

Belgian operator Destiny, a specialist in private data networks and telecom systems for companies, has appointed Daan de Wever its new MD. De Wever succeeds Marc Destree, who ...

Telenet refinances debt with new issues

Published 30 Nov 2017 12:53 CET | Belgium | Update: 05 Dec 2017 09:55 CET

Belgian cable operator Telenet has raised USD 1.6 billion from two debt offerings placed at institutional investors. The money will be used to refinance debt, with no impact ...

Voo simplifies TV bundles with new Family Fun, Discover More packages

Published 29 Nov 2017 10:31 CET | Belgium

Belgian cable operator Voo has launched Family Fun, a new bundle of 19 channels that will replace the Panorama deal with its 16 channels. The operator has also introduced a ...

Ericsson to open first 5G Life campus in Belgium

Published 29 Nov 2017 09:38 CET | Belgium, Germany

Ericsson will be opening its first 5G Life campus in the first quarter in Hasselt, Belgium, with technology park Corda Campus. The idea will be to test 5G technologies across ...

Orange Belgium CEO warns of duopoly also in mobile market

Published 28 Nov 2017 13:04 CET | Belgium

There is a risk of a duopoly also in the mobile market in Belgium, according to Orange Belgium CEO Michael Trabbia. Speaking at the ECTA conference in Brussels, he said his ...

Xelion starts support of Cisco IP phones

Published 28 Nov 2017 12:08 CET | Belgium, Netherlands, United Kingdom

Cloud telephony provider Xelion has started providing full support for Cisco 78xx and 88xx SIP phones, with immediate effect. Devices can be easily connected and will ...

Telenet says fixed duopoly not damaging competition on Belgian market

Published 28 Nov 2017 11:27 CET | Belgium

Belgian cable operator Telenet does not believe the duopoly in Belgium on the fixed market is damaging to competition in the country. The operator made the statement during ...

Option gets debt cleanup with new CEO, new name,

Published 27 Nov 2017 14:55 CET | Belgium

Belgian wireless technology company Option has appointed Guy Coen its new CEO, with immediate effect. Coen will supervise a new capital increase and announce a new name for ...

Proximus starts fibre deployment in Liege

Published 24 Nov 2017 19:38 CET | Belgium

Belgian operator Proximus has started construction on an optical fibre network in Liege. The project was announced at the city hall by the mayor and Proximus CEO Dominique ...

 

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Mobile penetration
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