Belgian regulators lay out plans for open fibre and cable networks

Belgian network operators including Proximus and cable operators Telenet and Brutélé will be forced to open up their networks to rival broadband and TV providers, and to offer broadband as a standalone product following a market assessment by the country’s principal regulators. The four regulators that form the Conference of Media and Telecom Regulators (CRC) […]

Telenet protests plan to regulate cable broadband access

Liberty Global-backed Belgian cable operator Telenet has filed an objection to a plan to impose new regulations on the country’s fixed internet access market. Telenet said that the plan by the Belgian telecom and media regulators to regulate cable broadband access goes against the policy of the Belgian federal government and the European Commission to […]

Belgian watchdogs call for harder rules on TV and broadband competition

Belgian telecoms and media regulators have called for more competition in the country’s pay TV and broadband markets and proposed a number of new measures to achieve this. The four regulators covering both the Flemish and French-speaking regions of the country, the Vlaamse Regulator voor de Media, the Conseil Supérieur de l’Audiovisuel, the Medienrat, and […]