Belgacom unveils €10 Belgian football offer

Belgacom has unveiled pricing for its football offering, after securing the non-exclusive rights to broadcast all the matches of the Jupiler Pro League – Belgium’s top football division – for the next three seasons.  Belgacom will air all the Jupiler Pro League matches on its Belgacom 11 channel for €9.95 per month. On the Belgacom […]

Football for all as Belgium’s Pro League unveils non-exclusive deal

Belgium’s Pro League has decided to allocate rights to the country’s top tier of football – the Jupiler Pro League – on a non-exclusive basis, ending a situation that saw the rights move between the two leading distributors Belgacom and Telenet.  All matches from the league for the 2014-17 seasons will now be available on […]

Belgacom appoints head of new customer operations unit

Belgacom has upped long-standing executive Renaud Tilmans, placing him in charge of its new customer operations business unit. Tilmans becomes executive vice president of customer operations and a member of the Belgacom management committee, effective immediately. He first joined Belgacom in 1993 and since 2012 has been leading Belgacom’s customer operations division of the service delivery […]

Belgacom backs ‘football for everyone’

Belgacom has submitted a bid to Belgium’s Jupiler Pro League that will allow fans to have access to all top-flight Belgian football matches, regardless of their TV operator. The firm said it is backing a non-exclusive model in order to make “football for everyone” a reality, allowing the most number of people to watch Division […]

Belgacom adds seven channels to TV Replay

Belgian telco Belgacom is adding seven more channels to its catch-up service TV Replay. The addition of Vijf, VTM, 2BE, Vitaya, JIM, anne and vtmKzoom take the service’s total channel count to 13, with Belgacom saying that other channels will be added to the offer at a later date. TV Replay lets Belgacom customers catch […]

Belgacom adds 30,000 TV subs

Belgian telco Belgacom added 30,000 TV subscriptions in the first quarter, increasing its TV customer base to 1.495 million and improving its share slightly in all regions. Thanks to this larger TV customer base and higher ARPU, Belgacom said that Q1 TV revenue grew by 8.0% to €70 million. TV ARPU increased by 3.9% year-over-year […]

Belgacom launches mini set-top box

Belgian telco Belgacom is launching a new low-price set-top box, called the V5 Mini, that is says is designed to act as a second or third decoder for the home.  The box, which will become available to Belgacom TV customers on May 2, has no hard disk and is designed to be small, light and […]

Belgacom sells Telindus France to Vivendi for €95 million

Belgian telco Belgacom has agreed to divest 100% of the shares in IT services company Telindus France in a deal with Vivendi worth €95 million. Belgacom is shedding the asset for €95 million on a cash and debt free basis, with the binding agreement reached with Vivendi following exclusive talks between the firms in February. […]

Belgacom lines up two new directors

Belgian telco Belgacom is set to appoint two female independent directors at its annual general meeting next month. The board has proposed that Belgacom appoint former Vivendi Publishing chairman and CEO Agnès Touraine, who is currently working as chief executive of management consulting firm Act III Consultants. The second proposed director is Catherine Vandenborre, the […]

Belgacom extends TV everywhere to Windows Phone

Belgian telco Belgacom has made its TV Partout/TV Overal TV everywhere service available on the Windows Phone platform. Belgacom TV customers with a Windows Phone can now watch TV at home and on the go on their smartphones via the Belgacom and Proximus networks via WiFi and 3G/4G. The service gives access to over 40 […]