Brussels – 22 January 2015 - BIPT publishes for the third time a benchmark study of the prices for telecom products in Belgium and our neighbouring countries (the Netherlands, France, Germany and the United Kingdom). That study shows average results for Belgium. Below you will find a survey of...

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Brussels, 16 January 2015 - BIPT (the regulator for the electronic communications sector in Belgium) adopted a decision laying down certain tariffs that Belgacom may invoice to operators wishing to provide Internet and television services through Belgacom's network.

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Brussels, 15 December 2014  – In its observatory, BIPT publishes the economic key figures of the postal sector for 2013. They reveal a surprising trend: in spite of a decrease of the volumes and revenue in 2013, investments in the postal sector have increased. Bpost has raised the letter...

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Brussels, 30 September 2014 - BIPT publishes the results of the annual inquiry carried out by the UCL (Université catholique de Louvain) about the users’ perception of the Belgian electronic communications market The results show in particular that only one in two users has the feeling...

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Brussels, 26 September 2014 - The Belgian telecom watchdog, BIPT, will no longer regulate the national fixed telephony services for either residential users or companies. Indeed, after analysis BIPT has decided to lift the price control and transparency obligations imposed on Belgacom at the retail...

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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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