Telecoms news from Belgium
Belgium's Mobistar has suspended sales of all its landline services, blaming a hostile regulatory regime. ...more.
Netherlands based KPN Group has rebranded all its Belgian subsidiary operations under the "Base" brandname. ...more.
France Telecom has dismissed reports that it may sell its Belgian subsidiary and is also not interested in buying out the other shareholders either. ...more.
Belgium's telecoms regulator, BIPT has published a proposal for the use of the 800 MHz band for mobile broadband services. ...more.
ZTE says that it has signed a packet switched core network deal with KPN's Belgian subsidiary, Base. The contract is the second of its kind between ZTE and KPN, ...more.
Netherlands based KPN has cancelled the sale of its Belgian subsidiary, Base due to disappointing offers, just days after saying it had been seeing strong interest in the company. ...more.
Netherlands based KPN is reported to have received significant levels of interest regarding the planned sale of its Belgian subsidiary, Base. ...more.
Mexico's America Movil says that it has increased its holding in Netherlands based KPN to over 20%, reaching 20.92% at the close of business yesterday. ...more.
The European Commission has decided to refer five Member States - Belgium, The Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, and Slovenia - to the EU Court of Justice because they have still not implemented the revised EU telecoms rules into their national laws. ...more.
Netherlands based KPN is reported to be mulling a US$2.4 billion sale of its Belgian subsidiary, Base. ...more.
KPN's subsidiaries E-Plus in Germany and KPN Belgium have chosen Ericsson to upgrade their mobile backhaul networks over the next three years. ...more.
Belgium's telecoms regulator, BIPT says that it has sold 4G licenses to four bidders for a total of EUR 77.79 million. ...more.
Belgium's telecoms regulator, BIPT has announced that five applications for its forthcoming 4G license auction have been approved and named the applications. ...more.
Belgian mobile network, Mobistar has named Jean Marc Harion to replace Benoit Scheen as its new CEO with effect from the beginning of December. ...more.
A total of five companies have submitted applications to participate in Belgium's 4G radio spectrum auction, according to a statement released by the telecoms regulator, BIPT. ...more.
Eurostar, the high speed rail service between UK and mainland Europe, is to install Wi-Fi hotspots into its trains - with the kit being supplied by Nomad Digital. ...more.
Belgium's Mobistar has announced plans for a network upgrade that will see its entire antenna network replaced by 2013. ...more.
Orange today announced that it will sell iPad 2 with Wi-Fi + 3G in Austria, Belgium, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Poland, Portugal, Spain and Switzerland. ...more.
Belgium's telecom regulator, BIPT has formally awarded a previously announced 3G license to Telenet Tecteo Bidco. The conditions of the licence were accepted by the licensee on 29 July. ...more.
Belgium based Mobistar has reported that its first half results include a 0.1 percent rise in revenues to EUR819.9 million, but a 12.2 percent drop in net profit to EUR 116.2 million. ...more.