Belgacom picks Edgeware for multiscreen service

Belgium’s largest telco, Belgacom, has selected Edgeware to power its ‘TV Partout/TV Overal’ multiscreen service.  Belgacom will use Edgeware’s Distributed Video Delivery (D-VDN) solution, which is designed to deliver superior scalability for live and advanced nPVR services to all screens. Edgeware will give Belgacom subscribers access to 55 channels at home or on the go, […]

Belgian online portal goes HD

Belgian telco Belgacom has added high definition feeds of 13 channels to its TV Partout/TV Overal online portal. The HD-quality channels are La Une, La Deux, La Trois, RTL-TVI, Plug RTL, Club RTL, France 2, Eén, Canvas, VTM, 2BE, Vier and Vijf. The Belgian service offers a total of 30 channels that can be accessed on […]

Belgacom unit launches low-cost triple-play

Belgacom has launched a new triple-play package for subscribers to its Scarlet low-cost telecom subsidiary. The Scarlet Trio Pack will offer Belgacom TV, fixed-line telephony and internet for €39 a month. The pack will offer unlimited internet access, free national calls from and to fixed lines during off-peak hours and the Belgacom TV for Scarlet […]

Belgacom adds 16,000 TV customers

Belgian telco Belgacom added 16,000 TV subscribers in its second quarter, taking its total TV customer base to 1.428 million.  Announcing its quarterly results, the firm said that revenues from TV climbed 15.3% year-on-year, from €57 million in Q2 2012 to €66 million in Q2 2013, which it attributed to a larger TV customer base and […]

Belgacom’s Scarlet offering low-cost triple-play

Belgacom’s low-cost mobile and fixed-line provider Scarlet is to launch a new triple-play package of internet, TV and fixed telephony for €39 a month. The Scarlet Trio package, which follows Scarlet’s launch of of subscription-based mobile services in June, will be available from August 1. Scarlet Trio subscribers will have access to Belgacom TV for […]

Belgacom partners with Technicolor

Belgian telco Belgacom is deploying Technicolor’s latest ultra-broadband gateway in its next generation b-box 3 modem. The MediaAccess ‘Xtream’ platform uses Quantenna’s dual band wireless video bridge to enable the distribution of multiple HD TV channels over WiFi within the home, without any interruption nor flickering on the screen, Technicolor said. It also supports vectoring technology […]

Belgacom launches new set-top and TV reception equipment

Belgacom has launched a new set-top box as part of a new range of consumer premises equipment for its subscribers that enables content to be delivered wirelessly around the home. The V5 decoder is said by the operator to three times as powerful as the previous model but to consume half the electricity when left […]

Belgacom TV subs grow by 26,000

Belgian telco Belgacom reported a 26,000 increase in TV subscriptions in the first quarter, taking its total TV customer base to 1.4 million.  This increase, along with increased average per-user spend, saw TV revenues grow by 16.9% year-on-year in the quarter to €64 million, partially helping to offset a decrease in mobile and fixed voice […]

Belgacom reports TV gains

Belgian telco Belgacom reported an uptick in TV subscriber numbers, despite challenges in the mobile space. Belgacom reported a “solidly growing” customer base for its TV and fixed internet products, adding 46,000 Belgacom TV subscriptions in the fourth quarter. This resulted in a 14% year-on-year increased its TV customer base to 1.39 million, of which […]

Belgacom boosts TV everywhere offering

Belgacom has added Belgian public broadcaster RTBF’s La Une, La Deux and La Trois to its TV everywhere offering, along with French commercial channel TF1. The service, which allows users to watch TV on a PC, Mac, laptop, tablet or smartphone, already offers één, Canvas, Ketnet/OP 12, vtm, 2BE, vtmKzoom, Vier, VIJF, Vitaya, Acht, Eurosport, […]