Proximus to roll out low-power IoT network in Belgium and Luxembourg

Belgium’s Proximus is the latest European operator to back LoRa (Long Range, Low Power) technology for an Internet of Things (IoT) network. It will be the first operator in Belgium to start deploying a wireless network based on LoRa  technology …

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Belgium paves way for quadplay

Belgium’s telecoms regulator BIPT wants to lop a big chunk off wholesale cable prices, in a move that would throw open up the country’s quadplay market, particularly for Mobistar. The cable operators impacted are Telenet, Brutele and Coditel in the …

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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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New Belgian legislation to make Proximus privatisation possible

The Belgian government is working to amend laws to make it possible to sell its stake in Proximus, the country’s largest operator, which could yield €6 billion, although the state may maintain a minimum interest, according to reports. Currently, the …

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Mobile-only ops feel the heat from quadplay services: Belgacom CEO

VIDEO INTERVIEW: Mobile-only operators are under pressure to jump on the quadplay bandwagon, Belgacom CEO Dominique Leroy told Mobile World Live, as she explained why the Belgian incumbent chose to integrate its fixed and mobile services under the Proximus brand. “As …

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Belgacom to brand all domestic Belgian services as Proximus

Belgian operator Belgacom has chosen to drop the Belgacom brand name for the services it offers in the country, choosing instead to brand all mobile, fixed and IT services under the Proximus brand. The change will come into effect at the end of 2014.