Proximus


Proximus sees growth in TV and broadband

Belgian telecom operator Proximus said that it managed to build its TV and broadband base in Q2, despite this generally being a slow quarter for growth. Proximus added 9,000 TV customers in the quarter to take its total to 1.584 million, up 3.3% year. The company’s fixed internet base added 6,000 customers, taking that total […]

Proximus adds Bundesliga with Eleven Sports deal

Belgian telecom operator Proximus has added German Bundesliga football to its line-up of sports content alongside full coverage of the UEFA Champions League, La Liga, the Serie A, the FA Cup and EFL Cup, after striking a new deal with Eleven Sports. Proximus and Eleven Sports have reached an agreement whereby the three channels Eleven […]

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) […]

Proximus invests in eSports with ESL and Pro League

Belgian telco Proximus is to invest in eSports by promoting amateur and professional competitions and by setting up three official leagues in partnership with the likes of ESL and the Pro League. The telco said that it wanted to play “a primary role” in developing eSports in Belgium, relying on its expertise in network infrastructure, […]

Proximus fixed base boosted by TV

Belgian telecom operator Proximus added 14,000 TV customers in the first quarter to take its total to 1.575 million, up 3.9% year-on-year. Proximus said that its fixed services base overall was boosted by its growing TV and internet base for both its Proximus and low-cost Scarlet brands. The company’s fixed internet customer base grew to 1,996 million […]

Proximus sees strong TV and bundled offering growth

Belgian telecom operator Proximus added 71,000 TV customers in 2017, taking its total TV base to 1.56 million, up 4.8% over the year. Proximus now claims a TV market share of 36.8%, compared with 46.6% share of the broadband market and a 39.9% share of mobile. Proximus TV contributed to a modest 1.1% rise in […]

Stingray launches new music channel in exclusive deal with Proximus

Belgian telco Proximus has added a new music channel from Stingray Digital Group – Stingray Hits – to its TV offering. The channel, which will feature pop, pop-rock and dance hits, will be available exclusively to Proximus TV’s 1.5 million subscribers. Stingray Hits will offer a curated programming of music videos from local and international stars, […]

Proximus secures HBO shows with Be TV deal

Belgian telecom operator Proximus has struck a deal with pay TV service Be TV – hitherto available only on cable – to offer its channels on its platform. The move means that Proximus customers will be able to view HBO content in French on Be TV channels. Be TV, backed by Wallonian cable operator Voo, […]

Proximus sees off Telenet with exclusive Studio 100 deal

Belgian telecom operator Proximus has acquired the exclusive nationwide broadcasting rights to kids channel Studio 100 TV from the beginning of next year, leaving Liberty Global-backed Flemish rival Telenet in the cold. Studio 100 TV will be nationwide available in the basic offer of Proximus TV, in both French and Flemish, and exclusively for Proximus […]

Viceland extends Belgian reach

Youth-oriented media group Viceland has secured carriage of its Viceland channel with Belgian cable operator Voo and IPTV provider Orange, extending the channel’s reach in both Flanders and Wallonia. Viceland is currently available in Belgium via Proximus and Telenet. The move will bring content including Huang’s World, States of Undress and local Benelux productions Tokyayo, […]

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