0
Wireless

Belgacom to bring 4G to Brussels

Monday 10 February 2014 | 11:25 CET | News
Belgacom has announced plans to expand its 4G network to Brussels. The launch in the capital city was made possible by an agreement last year to lower the maximum radiation levels for mobile network equipment. The local government agreed to apply the maximum rate of 3V/m to the cumulative output of 2G, 3G and 4G networks of each operator, rather than subjecting each frequency band to the maximum. Belgacom last reported coverage of 44 percent of the population with 4G as of October 2013, and it targeted 50 percent by end-2013. The company plans a press conference 11 February to outline the

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.

Subscriptions

Already registered?



Free Headlines in your E-mail

Every day we send out a free e-mail with the most important headlines of the last 24 hours.

Subscribe now

Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Belgacom / Proximus
Countries: Belgium
::: add a comment

Add comment

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Related

Proximus activates 4G network in Brussels

Published 11 Feb 2014 16:19 CET | Belgium
Belgian mobile operator Proximus, part of the Belgacom, confirmed the launch of its LTE network in Brussels. The company is ...

Belgacom gaat 4G-netwerk in Brussel uitrollen

Published 10 Feb 2014 10:35 CET | Belgium
Belgacom maakt dinsdag 11 februari zijn plannen bekend om een 4G-netwerk in en rondom Brussel te activeren. Dat laat de Belgische ...

Proximus opens 4G access to all customers

Published 31 Jan 2014 13:42 CET | Belgium
Belgacom's mobile unit Proximus announced that its making 4G services available to all customers, at no extra cost. Access was ...

New radiation norms means Brussels will soon be ready for 4G

Published 25 Oct 2013 15:51 CET | Belgium
The regional government of Brussels has decided to relax emission norms in the area to 3 volts per metre, making it possible for ...

Belgacom targets 50% 4G coverage by year-end

Published 24 Oct 2013 11:20 CET | Belgium
Belgacom has reached 44 percent coverage with its 4G network, the company told Datanews.be. By the end of this year, the LTE ...

Brussels 4G under threat from new radiation norms

Published 08 Oct 2013 10:43 CET | Belgium
The roll-out of 4G in Brussels is again uncertain, based on antenna radiation norms proposed by the government and seen by local ...





Calendar   /   Industry Events

27 Oct GSMA Thrive North America
28 Oct Telecoms World Asia 2020
29 Oct Swisscom Q3 2020
29 Oct Hrvatski Telekom Q3 2020
29 Oct Comcast Q3 2020
29 Oct Veon Q3 2020
29 Oct NTT Docomo fiscal Q2
29 Oct Fortinet Q3 2020
29 Oct Corning Q3 2020
29 Oct Spotify Q3 2020
29 Oct CyrusOne Q3 2020
29 Oct Alphabet Q3 2020
29 Oct Digital Realty Q3 2020
29 Oct Orange Q3 2020
29 Oct Nokia Q3 2020
29 Oct BT fiscal Q2
29 Oct Twitter Q3 2020
29 Oct Altice USA Q3 2020
29 Oct Poly fiscal Q2
29 Oct HKBN FY results
29 Oct Motorola Solutions Q3 2020
29 Oct Amazon Q3
29 Oct Ribbon Communications Q3
29 Oct Dasan Zhone Q3
29 Oct Teleste Q3 2020
29 Oct Apple fiscal Q4
29 Oct Facebook Q3 2020
29 Oct Telesat Q3 2020
29 Oct Tucows Q3 2020
29 Oct Samsung Electronics Q3 2020
29 Oct Facebook Q3 2020
29 Oct Telefonica Q3 2020
30 Oct MediaTek Q3
30 Oct KDDI fiscal Q2
30 Oct Shaw Communications fiscal Q4
30 Oct Charter Communications Q3 2020
30 Oct Rovio Q3 2020
30 Oct Millicom Q3 2020
30 Oct Proximus Q3 2020
30 Oct Tecnotree Q3 2020
::: More Calendar Items