BIPT publishes a telecommunications services quality barometer

Brussels, 13 October 2016 - BIPT publishes a telecommunications services quality barometer. The tool, which is online as of today, consists of several indicators relating to the various operators’ performance. By publishing this quality of service barometer BIPT hopes to create more transparency...

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BIPT requests that bpost rectifies the inadequate compliance with the delivery times

Brussels, 10 October 2016 - The annual inspection by BIPT of the compliance with the delivery times by bpost shows that the legal standard regarding quality for the delivery of domestic priority single piece letter post items was not complied with in 2015. The results for the delivery times of the other...

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BIPT publishes the results of its annual survey on the telecom users’ perception

Brussels, 31 August 2016 - BIPT publishes the results of its annual survey on the users’ perception of the Belgian electronic communications market. Even though consumers experience some problems regarding service quality, they are rather satisfied. The service quality barometer soon to be published...

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BIPT imposes a decrease of the termination rates  for fixed networks in Belgium

Brussels, 30 August 2016 - Following a strict process and taking into account the European recommendations, BIPT adopted a decision aiming to reduce the fixed networks termination rates. Based on the results of a new cost model BIPT imposes upon the fixed telephony operators a termination rate of 0.092...

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Skype fined by BIPT regarding the SkypeOut telecom service

Brussels, 15 July 2016 – Skype did not want to notify itself as a provider of electronic communications services for the SkypeOut service to the BIPT. Therefore it violates the Act. Because Skype did not notify itself as an operator, it by-passes the obligations imposed by the legislation...

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BIPT publishes a study benchmarking the telecom product prices on the business market

Brussels, 14 July 2016 - For the third time, BIPT publishes a study comparing the prices for telecom products on the business market in Belgium with the prices in our neighbouring countries (Germany, France, the United Kingdom and the Netherlands). Compared to the other study countries the Belgian...

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The Brussels Court of Appeal annuls a CRC decision on the analysis of the broadband internet markets

Brussels, 6 July 2016 - On 29 June 2016 the Brussels Court of Appeal annulled the decision of the Conference of Regulators of the electronic communications sector (CRC) renewing the analysis of the broadband Internet markets aiming to allow the alternative operators access to Proximus’s fixed...

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A new boost for the electronic communications sector in 2015

Brussels, 16 June 2016 - Today BIPT published the annual statistics relating to the telecoms sector in 2015. The general market context shows that the telecom market grew by 2.4% in 2015: revenue from the television market increased by 4.9%, the mobile market grew by 2.9% and on the fixed market the...

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The ERGP -  Public consultation on the 'ERGP Medium Term Strategy 2017-2019' by means of a discussion document

For the first time the ERGP is drafting an “ERGP Medium Term Strategy” for the 2017-2019 period. The ERGP calls for written input on the draft strategy through a discussion document containing specific questions. Written input should be submitted by 20 June at the latest.   You...

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