Proximus to air more football

Belgian telco Proximus’s TV platform is to double the number of football matches it broadcasts from the Proximus League –  Belgium’s second-tier league – for the 2016-17 season. Proximus renewed its partnership with the Pro League a few months ago with exclusive broadcasting rights to division 1B, or the Proximus League, for the next four […]

Proximus TV adds music channel

Belgian service provider Proximus TV – formerly Belgacom – is to local music channel Ment TV to its line up. The channel, which airs a mix of Flemish music and magazine shows, along with Dutch, German and some international music, will be available in Flanders, Wallonia and Brussels. The channel will replace music channel Anne, […]

Proximus adds French-language kids channel

Belgian service provider Proximus – formerly Belgacom – has added French-language kids channel Studio 100 TV to its programming line-up in Wallonia and Brussels. The channel, targeted at kids under 12, will air a mix of content including Maya the Bee, Plop the Gnome and Vicky the Viking between 15:30 and 19:00, and a mix […]

Former Belgacom CEO Didier Bellens dies aged 60

Former Belgacom CEO Didier Bellens has died aged 60, his ex-employer confirmed in a statement. Proximus, which completed its rebrand from Belgacom last year, said it had been informed that Bellens had passed away and paid tribute to the executive, who led the company from 2003 until 2013. “Under his leadership Belgacom got listed on […]

Proximus TV subscriber numbers up 10%

Proximus added 23,000 TV subscriptions in the third quarter, taking its customer base to 1.72 million – up 10.1% from the previous year. Announcing its Q3 results, the operator, which was fully rebranded from Belgacom earlier this year, said that revenue from TV was up 14% year-on-year to €83 million. Year-to-date September 2015, the revenue […]

Proximus launches SwipeBox for home media viewing on TV

Belgian operator Proximus has launched SwipeBox, a device for ‘swiping’ photos, videos and music to the TV screen via a smartphone or tablet. The device allows users to access personal videos on a smartphone, a photo from Facebook, music from a web radio or holiday snaps stored in the Proximus Cloud, and share them, via […]

Proximus TV secures NBA rights

Belgian pay TV operator Proximus TV, formerly known as Belgacom TV, is adding NBA basketball to its sports offering. Proximus will air NBA basketball on its 11+ sports channel. The company said the price of the service would remain the same at €9.95. Proximus’s 11 channel offers Proximus League – Belgian second division – football […]

Proximus to launch new SwipeBox service, posts strong TV growth

Proximus Group – the former Belgacom – is to launch a new TV and OTT content sharing service later this year along with a new TV interface. Proximus’ SwipeBox will enable customers to instantly share personal content such as pictures and Internet content including video content with family and friends by displaying content from a […]

Proximus adds Eleven Sports Network channels to enhance football offering

Belgacom’s Proximus TV has signed a deal with Eleven Sports Network to extend its offering of international sports with channels Eleven and Eleven Sports. The agreement will enable Proximus TV to supplement its coverage of domestic Jupiler and Proximus League football with coverage of the French, Italian, Brazilian and Scottish championships along with the English […]

Belgacom completes Proximus rebrand

Belgacom has completed its rebrand to Proximus, having first grouped all its products and services under the one brand name back in September.  The company is now listed on the Euronext Brussels stock exchange as ‘Prox’ instead of ‘Belg’ and said that after almost 23 years, the Belgacom name “now belongs to the history books.” […]

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