Telenet to terminate MVNO deal with Orange

Liberty Global-backed Belgian cable operator Telenet has settled terms and conditions with Orange Belgium – the former Mobistar – for the termination of its full MVNO agreement with the operator. The MVNO agreement provided Telenet with access to Orange Belgium’s network to provider mobile services. The agreement will now run to the end of 2018, […]

Orange unifies European operations with Mobistar rebrand

Mobistar is rebranding to Orange in Belgium as part of Orange Group’s plan to unify its European operations under one single brand name. The rebrand comes into effect this week and follows a Orange-owned Mobinil’s recent name change in Egypt. “Our ambition is to offer digital services over both fixed and mobile networks under a […]

Zappware supports Orange’s open cable deployment as it marks 15th birthday

Interactive TV technology provider Zappware is being used by Belgian service provider Mobistar – soon to rebrand as Orange – to power the cable TV service it recently launched thanks to the country’s new open cable rules, the company has revealed. Zappware, which this year celebrates its 15th birthday, is being used by Mobistar – […]

Belgium’s Mobistar to launch cable TV service following EC approval

Belgian mobile service provider Mobistar will launch its TV service on March 1, offering up to 70 channels bundled with 100Mbps internet, after taking advantage of the country’s open cable rules that give third-party operators the right to offer cable TV services via wholesale agreements.  Mobistar, which is rebranding as Orange, will launch the service […]

Mobistar Belgium to take Orange brand

Belgian telco Mobistar will adopt the Orange brand, in a move it said will strengthen its position in as a convergent and mobile player in Belgium. Mobistar said that the move follows several in-depth analyses about replacing the Mobistar brand with the Orange brand, carried out last year. “The adoption of the Orange brand is […]

Mobistar chooses Viaccess-Orca for new Belgian cable TV service

Belgian telco Mobistar has chosen Viaccess-Orca to provide content security for its new pay TV service. Mobstar will Viaccess-Orca’s Prime Sentinel smart card-based conditional access system. Mobistar’s cable-based service is expected to launch in the fourth quarter of this year following the introduction of regulations that enable alternative operators to access cable networks. Orange-owned mobile […]