Mobile networks operate normally today. It is no longer necessary to favour the use of text messages. 

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Alert Level 4

22-03-2016

Avoid the usage of voice call. Use texting and social media to inform your relatives.

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Alert Level 4

22-03-2016

Contact via 1771, but give priority to victims and family. Do not call if not necessarily. #Brussels

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Alert Level 4

22-03-2016

Prioritize communication over Wifi (WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter etc)  and  hotspots.

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Alert Level 4

22-03-2016

Due to saturation of the cell phone network it's best to call the emergency numbers through a landline. #Brussels

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Due to an intense use today of the mobile networks, Base Company, Mobistar and Proximus have encountered a series of difficulties to various extents. Globally, the mobile networks of these three operators operate normally again.  In order to relieve...

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M.A.S. (Leuven) has been entrusted by BIPT with a survey on the consumption habits of the Belgian population as far as telecommunications are concerned. A questionnaire has been sent to individuals selected by the National Register according to their...

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On 24 February 2016, BIPT updated its coverage maps of mobile telecom operators in Belgium. Results clearly show that only 0.11% of the Belgian population still lacked 4G coverage by 14 January 2016. This corresponds to a total 4G coverage (for all 3...

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BIPT warns of a new peak in so-called "ping calls" since early January 2016. This time the fraudulent calls mainly originate from Zimbabwe (country code 263) and Tunisia (country code 216), but other international country codes may be used as well.   ...

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Easy Switch

25-03-2015

BIPT suggests to make it easier to switch fixed operators (fixed telephony, Internet, television included in a bundle) and publishes a summary report on the matter. Indeed, when switching to another fixed operator, consumers are sometimes faced with...

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