Belgian regulators call for open cable networks

Tuesday 21 December 2010 | 08:37 CET | News
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Belgian telecoms regulator BIPT and the local media watchdogs CSA, Medienrat and VRM have proposed opening up the cable networks to competition. The four draft decisions would see dominant cable operators required to open up their digital platforms and offer wholesale versions of their analogue TV and broadband services. Together, the decisions cover the various commercial activities included in triple-play offerings. The proposal is based on an analysis of the broadcast transmission market, which the four regulators have been working on since January. The affected cable operators include

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite / Internet
Companies: BIPT / CSA / Tecteo / Telenet
Countries: Belgium
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