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Proximus edges forwards with TV and broadband

Belgian service provider Proximus expressed satisfaction in growing its TV and fixed broadband bases in what it characterises as a tough market. The company added 3,000 new TV customers to its subscriber base in the third quarter, taking its total to 1.635 million. The company added 8,000 fixed internet customers, taking its total to 2.079 […]

KPN confirms Farwerck as new CEO amid management changes

KPN has confirmed the appointment of Joost Farwerck as its new CEO following the debacle of its appointment of former Proximus chief executive Dominique Leroy, which was cancelled this week following the opening of an investigation regarding share dealing by the executive in the weeks leading up to her nomination. The Dutch telco had earlier […]

Proximus targets millennials with TV, cloud gaming and streaming

In a move clearly aimed at attracting a younger market segment, Belgian telecom operator Proximus has launched a new consumer offering that combines TV and cloud gaming along with mobile connectivity and a new Android Pie-based V7 set-top. The operator’s new Epic Combo package will include TV with the Proximus Pickx TV app and website […]

KPN calls time on appointment of under-investigation Leroy

Dutch telco KPN has said Dominique Leroy “is no longer a candidate” to be chief executive of the company after its appointment of the former Proximus CEO was derailed by an investigation into the sale of shares by the latter ahead of her resignation from the Belgian service provider. KPN said that the length of […]

Proximus’s Leroy ‘regrets perception’ created by share sale ahead of KPN move

Proximus CEO Dominique Leroy has come under fire over the sale of shares in the Belgian telco ahead of the announcement that she is to be appointed CEO of KPN. Leroy, who sold shares in Proximus on August 1, a month ahead of the KPN announcement, apologised for the perception created by the move. Leroy […]

KPN names Proximus’ Dominique Leroy as CEO

Dutch telco KPN has named Proximus chief Dominique Leroy as its new CEO, replacing Maximo Ibarra, who is taking over as chief executive of Sky Italia. KPN said Leroy would take the helm at the Dutch telco from December 1. Leroy has been CEO of Proximus, formerly Belgacom, since 2014, having joined the Belgian telco […]

Proximus sees converged offerings boost TV numbers

Belgian service provider Proximus added 5,000 TV customers to its base in the second quarter, alongside 6,000 internet and 25,000 post-paid mobile customers, which the operator said reflected the appeal of its converged and segmented offerings. On the downside, the Belgian operator saw a decline in equipment sales and continued erosion of its fixed voice […]

Proximus revamps sports offering

Belgian telco Proximus is making its sports offering available on the web and via an app as well as merging its sports services into a single option. The telco is making Jupiler Pro League and Proximus League football matches, along with European championships available the proximuspickx.be website and Proximus Pickx app as well as via […]

Proximus sees growth in TV base despite lower spend

Belgian telecom operator Proximus saw growth in TV and fixed broadband customers in the first quarter, despite lower marketing, and saw its latest convergent offerings gain traction. Proximus added 7,000 new TV subscriptions to its base in the first quarter, translating into an uplift of 2.8% year-on-year. The number of fixed internet customers grew to 2,065,000 at the end […]

Proximus launches new Combo for millennials

Belgian service providers Proximus has launched its new offering tailored to millennials. Epic Combo includes a mobile subscription with unlimited data for popular video, music and social media apps. In addition, users have unlimited high-speed internet at home and can watch the most popular TV channels live or in replay mode via the Proximus TV […]

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