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, […]

Proximus becomes shareholder in Belgian start-up community

Belgian service provider Proximus has come onboard as a new shareholder in Belgian startup community Co.Station. Proximus has been collaborating with Co.Station since September 216 and said that innovation is an important part of its growth strategy. The TV, internet and phone service provider joins BNP Paribas Fortis, SD Worx and USG as shareholders in […]

Proximus TV boosted by high-end offerings

Belgian telco Proximus added 17,000 TV customers in the second quarter to take its total to 1.533 million, up 5.2% year-on-year. Proximus added 15,000 fixed internet customers in the same period, taking its total to 1.959 million. Over the last year, the Proximus and low-cost Scarlet brands have increased their TV base by 75,000. TV […]

Proximus launches new Scarlet sports offering

Belgian telco Proximus is boosting the TV offering of its low-cost Scarlet brand with a new sports package, International Sports. As of August 1, the new package will offer a range of sports including the channels of Eleven Sports, for a monthly subscription of €9.95. The inclusion of Eleven Sports in the package will enable […]

Proximus hires Canal+ marketing chief

Belgian service provider Proximus has named Guillaume Boutin as chief consumer market officer and a member of the company’s executive committee. Boutin is currently chief marketing officer at Canal+ Group, having joined the pay TV outfit in 2015 after serving as director of the chairman’s office, chief financial officer and as chief marketing officer at […]

Viceland extends reach in Benelux

Vice Media’s lifestyle and entertainment channel Viceland has extended its reach in the Benelux region through a carriage deal with Belgian telco Proximus. Viceland will be available on the Proximus TV platform in Wallonia from June 1, and will be available in Flanders and Brussels on a separate channel. At launch in Wallonia, subtitled and dubbed […]

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