Brussels, 30 June 2014 - Today BIPT has published the annual statistics relating to the telecoms sector. The general market context shows a strong rise in investments. The volumes of mobile telephony and text messages have increased slightly and especially mobile broadband has grown substantially. The...

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Brussels, 12 June 2014 - BIPT has received 3 candidacies for the concession regarding the delivery of recognised newspapers and recognised periodicals. The deadline for candidacies was 11 June 2014. The Belgian State will now evaluate the candidacies and invite the selected candidates to submit an offer...

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Brussels, 11 June 2014 – Mobile broadband penetration has risen from 16% (2011) to 45.7%. This means that over 45% of all mobile users also use mobile data on their smartphones or tablets.  Despite catching up Belgium is still below the EU average (62.4 %). Although mobile broadband use has...

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Brussels, 26 May 2014 – BIPT imposes a 403,000 EUR fine on Belgacom due to insufficient transparency towards alternative operators regarding broadband access. In particular the technical specifications in a Belgacom reference offer for business customers did not correspond with the reality observed...

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Today BIPT publishes a notice of concession and call for tenders regarding the delivery of recognised newspapers and recognised periodicals. This notice can be found on the website www.persconcessie.be  and https://enot.publicprocurement.be Tenders can be submitted until 11 June 2014. Candidates...

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Brussels – 5 February 2014 - BIPT publishes for the second time a benchmark study of the prices for telecom products in Belgium and our neighbouring countries, at the request of Vice Prime Minister Johan Vande Lanotte. Today the study has been presented to Parliament.

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Brussels, 4 December 2013 - Following an international benchmarking and an enquiry of the market players, BIPT suggests imposing an obligation on the universal service provider to guarantee a download speed of at least 1 Mbit/s for each connection provided. With its proposal BIPT aims at insuring social...

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Brussels, 3 December 2013 - BIPT put on line on its website a public consultation asking feed-back from the actors of the postal market regarding the conditions under which a public service concession could be granted to ensure distribution of the acknowledged newspapers and periodicals.  

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