Belgian mobile revenues fall 2.8% in Q2

Friday 24 August 2012 | 10:02 CET | News
Belgian mobile operators generated service revenues of EUR 882 million in the second quarter, down 2.8 percent from a year earlier, but up 1.7 percent from the first quarter of the year. According to Telecompaper's latest quarterly report, annual growth in data services was not enough to offset the continued pressure on voice revenues, hurt by regulatory price cuts. Proximus and Mobistar both saw revenues fall 4-5 percent year-on-year, while Base was the only one to show growth, up 5 percent from a year ago. The number of mobile lines rose 6.3 percent from a year earlier to 13.8 million at

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.


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: Base / Mobistar / Proximus / Telecompaper
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.


Belgische mobiele markt daalt met 2,8% op jaarbasis

Published 23 Aug 2012 17:33 CET | Belgium
De Belgische mobiele operators hebben in Q2 2012 een dienstenomzet (exclusief hardware en vast internet) behaald van 882 miljoen ...

Belgian Mobile Operators Q2 2012

Published 23 Aug 2012 17:02 CET | Belgium
This report analyses developments in the Belgium market for mobile communications in the second quarter of 2012 and compares the ...

KPN drops plan to sell Base after low offers

Published 15 Aug 2012 09:16 CET | Belgium
KPN has dropped plans to sell its Belgian unit Base. The company said that the current difficult financial market conditions were ...

Clearwire to launch 4G in Brussels by year-end

Published 03 Aug 2012 10:50 CET | Belgium
Clearwire Belgium confirmed it will launch 4G in Brussels by the end of the year, the website Astel reports. Clearwire, owned by ...

KPN picks good time to sell Base

Published 30 Jul 2012 17:12 CET | Belgium
Belgian publisher De Persgroep is interested in acquiring mobile operator Base, also known as KPN Belgium, local paper De Tijd ...

Belgacom holds on to FY outlook on flat H1 revenues

Published 27 Jul 2012 15:24 CET | Belgium
Belgacom reported first half revenues at EUR 3.20 billion, virtually unchanged from the year before. Revenues for the second ...

Base adds 136,000 customers, revenues up 13% in Q2

Published 24 Jul 2012 15:33 CET | Belgium
Belgian mobile operator Base added a net 136,000 new customers in Q2, including 4,000 postpaid, to finish June with a total base ...

Mobistar revenues down 4% to EUR 403 mln in Q2

Published 24 Jul 2012 11:15 CET | Belgium
Belgian mobile operator Mobistar reported second quarter revenues at EUR 403 million, 4 percent less than the year before. The ...

Calendar   /   Industry Events

24 Nov SD-WAN & SASE Summit
25 Nov Partner Communications Q3 2020
25 Nov Profile: Tweak
26 Nov Telekom Malaysia Q3 2020
26 Nov Axiata Q3 2020
26 Nov Megafon Q3 2020
30 Nov Zoom Video Communications Q3 2020
30 Nov NexTV Series MENA
01 Dec Hewlett Packard Enterprise fiscal Q4
01 Dec NGON & DCI World
02 Dec FTTH Conference
02 Dec Microsoft AGM
02 Dec Telia EGM
::: More Calendar Items