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Proximus extends Champions League rights deal

Belgian service provider Proximus has extended its exclusive rights to UEFA Champions League football to the next three seasons. Through this new agreement with UEFA, Proximus will be the only operator in Belgium to broadcast all of the UEFA Champions League matches. Fans will be able to either choose to watch the match they want […]

Telenet, Proximus, Mediahuis and Pebble Media create joint ad sales house

Liberty Global-owned Belgian service provider Telenet and its content arm SBS, publishing group Mediahuis, national service provider Proximus and its Skynet brand, and digital ad-sales outfit Pebble Media are joining forces to create a national sales house. The partnership of local media players aims to provide advertisers with creative and efficient solutions to reach their […]

Proximus picks Technicolor Connected Home for new STB

Belgian operator Proximus partnered with Technicolor Connected Home to deploy its new ‘Proximus Pickx’ V7 decoder. The new set-top-box is equipped with the Android P operating system which allows access to both Proximus’s pay TV service along with apps such as YouTube, Netflix, Spotify and Disney+. Technocolor said that the platform will allow network service […]

Mixed fortunes for telcos in TV in Q3

A clutch of European telcos across Switzerland and the Benelux reported their Q3 numbers this week, with mixed results for their respective TV services. Swisscom has struggled to increase its TV base in what the company regularly describes as a saturated market. The operator did see its TV numbers rise by a modest 0.7% year-on-year, […]

Proximus teams up with On Rewind for interactive sports player

Belgian telco Proximus has signed up with technology outfit On Rewind to provide its All Sports customers with a new interactive sports player on the Proximus Pickx app and website, timed to coincide with the resumption of UEFA Champions League football. The Pickx app will give users live access to team line-ups, match statistics and […]

Proximus taps 3SS and Technolor for Android TV Operator Tier-based Pickx

Proximus Pickx, the new combined IPTV and OTT offering from Belgium’s Proximus is rolling out on an Android TV Operator Tier set-top box using a custom launcher provided by 3 Screen Solutions. The new service replaces Proximus’ legacy AOSP-based TV offering and is currently being made available to all subscribers of the existing TV offer, comprising over […]

Ex-Proximus CEO Leroy becomes Deutsche Telekom Europe chief

Former Proximus CEO Dominique Leroy is to join the board of Deutsche Telekom’s as head of the latter’s Europe segment – referring to countries within Europe outside Germany – from November 1. Leroy succeeds Srini Gopalan, who will assume responsibility for Deutsche Telekom’s Germany segment at the same time. Leroy was CEO of Belgium operator […]

Belgium’s Proximus to integrate Disney+ in packages

Belgium’s Proximus is stepping up competition in the streaming space by launching Disney+ on its TV service on September 15. Proximus is to give its All Stars and All Stars & Sports customers one year of Disney+ as part of their pack. The telco announced the integration of the Disney streaming service in its offering […]

Proximus to accelerate fibre build-out, sees solid TV growth

Belgian telco Proximus, which managed to grow its TV and broadband base in Q2, has moved to accelerate its rollout of fibre networks across the country by signing MoUs with Eurofiber in Wallonia and Delta Fiber in Flanders. Proximus and Eurofiber, which is expanding from an enterprise-focused business into the FTTH space, will now discuss […]

Proximus strikes distribution deal with football rights holder Eleven

Belgian telco Proximus has struck a deal with sports broadcaster Eleven Sports for distribution of its new Pro League channels covering all live Belgian football matches, including the Jupiler Pro League and D1B, on TV and other screens via its Pickx multiscreen service for the next five seasons. The new agreement with Eleven comes on […]

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