Brussels, 20 August 2013 - The BIPT Council has approved a market analysis decision regarding the leased lines markets. On the one hand the leased lines retail market is completely deregulated and on the other regulation of the wholesale market of terminating segments of leased lines is maintained and...

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Brussels, 7 August 2013 - NV Telenet Tecteo BidCo which acquired a fourth 3G licence in 2011, failed to launch a commercial service on 15 January 2013. As a result BidCo deprives possible other interested parties from high-quality frequencies. As already announced by BIPT, a fine is imposed on the company...

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Brussels, 1 July 2013 - Today BIPT publishes the Information Memorandum (IM) for the award of spectrum licences in the 800 MHz band, to be used to deliver next-generation (4G) mobile broadband services. This document details, amongst other things, the terms associated with the licences, including incentives...

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BIPT Brussels, 5 June 2013 - Today BIPT announces an indicative time schedule for candidates thus hoping to be able to complete the digital dividend auction in 2013 still. This time schedule will allow the candidates to start their technical tests. In order to be able to allocate the digital dividend...

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Brussels, 30 May 2013 - Today BIPT has published the annual statistics relating to the telecoms sector. It shows that average prices have continued to decrease for fixed telephony (-11%) and mobile telephony (-5%). Belgium remains the leader as to the development of fixed high-speed broadband. Mobile...

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Brussels, 26 April 2013 - Under the Telecom Act operators have to inform disabled persons in an adequate way. BIPT clarifies in a decision what information operators should at least mention on their web pages for the benefit of disabled persons, as well as in a free leaflet.

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Brussels, 26 February 2013 – By virtue of its new powers, entrusted to it by the Telecoms Act of 10 July 2012 pertaining to various provisions regarding electronic communications, BIPT thoroughly analysed the universal service aspects of the electronic communications market (payphones, enquiry...

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At the request of Vice Prime Minister Johan Vande Lanotte, BIPT carried out a comparative study of the prices for telecom products in Belgium and our neighbouring countries. That study shows average results for Belgium. Telecom bundles often provide high Internet quality but are pricy. The prices for...

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