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  • Media regulator

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    In Belgium, the Communities are competent for the technical aspects and the contents of the audiovisual media services. However, in the bilingual Brussels-Capital Region, some activities of the media sector cannot be exclusively linked to one of the two Communities (the Flemish Community and the French Community): in that case, the Federal State is competent for these activities.
  • Duration of the contract

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    The telecom operator cannot offer you a subscription for more than 24 months. Is a 24-month subscription offered to you? Then you may ask the operator to limit the subscription to 12 months.
  • Fraudulent text messages & calls

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    The purpose of a fraudulent SMS or call is, via a vague message or a dropped call, to have you call a premium rate number in Belgium or abroad. If you do not know the number, check its structure before calling it back or do not call back. Be careful!
  • Overview mobile telephony

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    Mobile telephony includes the following markets: The market for mobile call termination (MTR), which is subject to regulation and of which the latest market analysis was completed on 26 May 2017. The market for access and call origination on public mobile telephony networks, which is not subject to regulation.
  • Overview price and cost monitoring

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    The “Price and cost monitoring” section addresses four categories of subjects: The definition of the WACC (Weighted Average Cost of Capital) used to determine the regulated prices of operators with significant market power The observance by operators with significant market power of their obligations regarding accounting separation The observance by operators with significant market power of their obligations regarding their cost accounting system Other issues related to the general problematic of price control, such as margin squeeze.
  • Overview fixed telephony

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    Fixed telephony includes the following markets: The market for fixed call termination on fixed networks (FTR), which is subject to regulation and of which the latest market analysis was completed on 20 November 2018. The following markets are not subject to regulation anymore
  • Obligations of economic operators

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    Radio equipment can only be placed on the market (marketed) if it has been designed and manufactured in compliance with the essential requirements. Manufacturers, importers and distributors each have obligations. Manufacturers, importers and distributors must also ensure that they obtained a general holder’s licence for all the radio equipment subject to a licence.
  • Comparing telephony offers For mobile telephony

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    In order to choose the offer best suited for your needs, you should know what type of consumer you are, in other words you should know: how often you call; how many text messages you send; how many data you download; at what time of the day you use these services; what your available budget is.
  • Network coverage

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  • Quality of the networks

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    All the information about network quality is now gathered and available under www.bipt-data.be.

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