Appeal court decision puts Belgium’s Mobistar all-square on quadplay

Belgian operator Mobistar welcomed a court ruling that will better enable it to compete with rivals Proximus and Base in the country’s quadplay market. Mobistar welcomed a decision by the country’s Court of Appeal which backs the regulation of the …

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KPN agrees €1.3B Base sale to Liberty Global subsidiary

Dutch incumbent KPN struck a definitive agreement with Telenet Global Holding, a subsidiary of European cable company Liberty Global, to sell Base, its Belgian mobile unit, for €1.33 billion in cash. Telenet, a cable operator, also runs an MVNO on …

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KPN confirms Base bids

KPN confirmed that “several parties have shown preliminary interest” in its Belgian mobile unit Base, and that it is exploring “all of its options” regarding the business. The Netherlands-based company has previously explored the option of selling Base, although this course …

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BASE steps away from quadplay to focus on mobile

Belgian telecoms operator BASE said it plans to withdraw from the pay TV market, citing excessive costs and an unfavourable competitive environment. KPN’s Belgian business will discontinue its SNOW product, which also includes higher-speed broadband, at the end of June …

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