Belgacom to become Proximus this month

Belgacom will legally change its name to Proximus later this month, having grouped all products and services under the commercial brand in September. Belgacom said that it is speeding up its Proximus rebrand after witnessing positive customer response to the name. The company will be known as Proximus SA under public law effective June 22. Its stockmarket […]

Belgacom reports strong TV figures

Belgacom added 65,000 TV subscribers in the first quarter of the year and said that “solid revenue growth for TV” helped to boost underlying core revenue.  Announcing its Q1 results, the Belgian telco said that its TV customer base reached 1.66 million customers, up 9.4% year-on-year. “The first-quarter 2015 TV revenue grew by 14.8% to […]

Belgacom reports TV gains

Belgacom ended the fourth quarter with 1.593 million subscribers to its Proximus TV service, an 8.7% year-on-year increase.  Announcing its fourth quarter and full-year results, the firm said that its decision to group all of its services under the Proximus brand last year had resulted in “strong operational results” with Belgacom’s mobile customer base and […]

Belgacom adds Netflix to Proximus TV

Belgacom has started to roll out Netflix on its Proximus TV offering yesterday, as part of a gradual deployment that will take place over the next few months.  Belgacom said it is the first operator in Belgium to integrate Netflix into its TV decoders, and that the move will give customers a “superior television experience […]

Belgacom hires SFR’s Dufour as CFO

Belgacom has named SFR’s EVP, finance and strategy, Sandrine Dufour as its new chief financial officer, effective from April 1 next year. Dufour will join the Belgian telco’s management committee at the start of next year ahead of taking up her role as CFO. She replaces Ray Stewart, who is retiring after 17 years with […]

Belgacom sees TV growth

Belgacom, which now operates under the Proximus brand, saw its TV revenue-generating unit base grow by 33,000 in the third quarter, taking its TV subscriber base total to 1.558 million. The 33,000 additions comprised 20,000 new unique customers and 13,000 second room sales. Also during the quarter, Belgacom added 13,000 fixed internet lines, taking its […]

Belgacom’s Proximus TV extends rights to Champions League

Belgian telco Belgacom’s Proximus TV has extended its rights to broadcast UEFA Champions League matches for a further three seasons.  Proximus TV already holds Champions League rights for two seasons until June 2015. The latest deal will enable subscribers to the 11+ channel or the operator’s All Foot offerings to continue to follow the competition […]

Belgacom agrees Netflix deal, makes Proximus its main brand

Belgacom has signed a carriage deal with Netflix, at the same time as it begins to group all of its Belgacom and Proximus products together under the Proximus brand.  The Belgian telco announced today that its customers will be able to watch Netflix directly via Proximus TV later this year. Belgacom said it will start to […]

Belgacom grows TV subscriber numbers

Belgian telco Belgacom added 30,000 TV subscriptions in the second quarter, increasing its total TV customer base to 1.525 million. In its consumer business unit, Belgacom said that growing TV and fixed internet revenue compensated for an erosion in fixed voice revenue. In the quarter, Belgacom grew its TV revenue grew by 7.1% year-on-year to […]

Belgacom expands TV Replay with RTL channels

Belgian telco Belgacom is expanding its TV Replay catch-up service by adding six channels from RTL and the public broadcasting organisation for the French-speaking part of the country, RTBF. Available from today, the new channels joining the service are RTL-TVI, Club RTL and Plug RTL. From RTBF, the networks being added to the service are La […]