• Decision of 8 February 2022 on the recognition of "Verlivané Projects" as a radio-maritime training centre for the 4th category operator's certificate "SRC"

    Publications › Decision -
    Verlivané Projects, located at Herman Teirlinckstraat 2, 1982 Zemst, is recognised as a training centre for SRC operating certificates.
  • The BIPT publishes new figures on our mobile networks’ coverage and quality, including aboard trains

    Publications › Press release -
    The BIPT’s data portal has been updated with recent information on the coverage and quality of Belgian networks. Regarding 4G, the outdoor mobile coverage reaches 99% and the indoor mobile coverage reaches 93% throughout the territory. Each year, the BIPT also carries out a study on on the quality of mobile networks. These past few years, these tests were always conducted via “drive tests”. With an average connection probability of 99.7% in the test zones and an average download speed of 80 Mbps, the results are very good. This year’s new feature is that these tests were also conducted on the most used railways in Belgium. With an average connection probability of 98.2% aboard trains and an average download speed of 55 Mbps, the results are very good.
  • Drive and train test campaign results 2021

    Publications › Other -
    When considering the quality of mobile networks and communication services, we think in terms of network availability (coverage), phone calls quality and quality of data services over the Internet, such as streaming and web browsing.
  • Protocol between the BIPT and the Vlaamse Waterweg (Flemish Agency for Inland Waterways) regarding AIS data

    Publications › Other -
    Protocol as referred to in Article 8 of the Decree of 18 July 2008 on electronic administrative data traffic concerning the exchange of information between the Flemish Agency for Inland Waterways and the Belgian Institute for Postal Services and Telecommunications (BIPT) regarding AIS data (free translation).
  • Operational plan 2022

    Publications › Operational plan -
    Operational plan 2022
  • Communication regarding the monitoring of the universal telecommunications service 2021

    Publications › Communication -
    Pursuant to Article 103 of the Act of 13 June 2005 on electronic communications, the BIPT is responsible for the monitoring of the execution of the universal service and shall submit an annual report to the Minister regarding possible adjustments to the universal service obligations.
  • FAQ

    My operator has been granted a derogation regarding roaming. What does that mean?

    Operators have the right to submit an application to BIPT to receive a derogation allowing them to apply roaming surcharges in the European Union (and associated countries: Iceland, Norway and Liechtenstein).

    Currently no Belgian operator has been granted such a derogation.

    Surcharges applied pursuant to such a derogation may not exceed the following amounts: 

    What you do How much you pay
    (VAT included)
    You call Maximum 3.8 eurocents per call minute on top of the domestic tariff
    You receive a call Maximum 0.94 eurocent per call minute
    You send an SMS Maximum 1.2 eurocent per SMS on top of the domestic tariff
    You receive an SMS No surcharge possible
    You surf the Internet Maximum 0.34 eurocent per megabyte on top of the domestic tariff

  • Direct invoicing of third-party services

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    Purchases or subscriptions you make on M-Commerce sites or applications may be added to your bill. Contact your operator for any problems in this regard.
  • Anna and Gabrielle, couple without mobile

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    For the couple without mobile, the offers of the low-cost brands make it possible to pay less than with the traditional brands.
  • Bloeme: intensive mobile usage

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    If you want to know the offers that suit your needs best and the most advantageous prices available on the market, use our simulator.

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