In the CRC decision of 1 July 2011 on the analysis of the broadband markets BIPT imposed upon Belgacom the obligation to provide the multicast functionality (functionality to provide digital television) or an equivalent functionality. 

Belgacom's wholesale multicast reference offer enables the alternative operators to provide digital television by themselves by using the Belgacom TV platform.  

The qualitative and quantitative elements of this wholesale offer have been included in this section.