BIPT publishes a communication regarding mobile coverage and the use of wireless connections inside buildings

Brussels, 19 June 2018 - BIPT publishes today on its website a communication regarding mobile coverage and the use of wireless connections inside buildings. Thereby, BIPT answers to the many questions of users looking for simple solutions to be able, at home, to make phone calls or use the Internet...

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More than half of the Internet connections are ultra-fast lines above 100 MB

Record level of investment in the telecommunications sector as well   Brussels, June12, 2018 – the publication of the annual statistics of BIPT relating to the telecommunications sector shows a record level of investment and a rising turnover. Concerning the Internet, we found that 52% of...

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The European Commission authorises the CRC to finalise the analysis of the broadband Internet and television broadcasting markets

Brussels, 29 May 2018 – On 25 May, the European Commission adopted a decision concerning the draft market analysis of the CRC (the Conference of telecommunications and media regulators, i.e. BIPT, the CSA, the Medienrat and the VRM). In its decision, the European Commission made comments concerning...

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Notification by the CRC to the European commission of draft decisions regarding the broadband internet and television broadcasting markets

Brussels, 2 May 2018 – On 27 April 2018, the CRC, the Conference of regulators in the electronic communications sector, which brings together the CSA, BIPT, the Medienrat and the VRM, adopted the draft decisions regarding the analysis of the broadband Internet and television broadcasting markets....

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For the second consecutive year bpost does not meet the objective imposed regarding the  delivery times for traditional letter post

Brussels, 3 april 2018 - The annual BIPT inspection of compliance with the delivery times by bpost shows that the legal quality standard for the delivery of domestic traditional letter post items was not met in 2016. BIPT therefore imposes a remedy upon bpost in the form of a compulsory investment to...

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The Market Court refers the matter of Skype to the Court of Justice of the European Union

Brussels, 2 March 2018 – The question as to whether Skype is a telecom operator, as assessed by BIPT, shall be submitted by the Belgian Market Court to the Court of Justice of the European Union. A judgement of the Court of Justice of the European Union shall be valid for all Member States

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The European Regulators Group for Postal Services chaired by the Belgian postal regulator BIPT in 2018

Brussels, 19 January 2018 – Since the liberalisation of the postal sector 2018 will again be an important year in European postal regulation. The European Regulators Group for Postal Services (ERGP), which in 2018 will operate under the chairmanship of the Belgian regulator BIPT, is set to perform...

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BIPT publishes a cartography of Belgium’s postal points

Brussels, 21 December 2017 - Today BIPT publishes on the website www.postalpoint.be a cartography indicating all the data and locations of postal points of each postal operator on the map of Belgium. The online search function provides consumers with a transparent view of the dispatching and collecting...

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BIPT imposes fine on Lycamobile for non-compliance with the roaming rules

Brussels, 4 December 2017 - On 17 October 2017 BIPT imposed a € 25,000 administrative fine upon Lycamobile for violation of the roaming rules: by compelling customers wanting to use roaming to use the more expensive tariff plan Pay As You Go, Lycamobile de facto applied a surcharge for roaming....

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