New roaming tariffs as from 30 April 2016

Brussels, 29 April 2016 - Starting from tomorrow, 30 April 2016, telecom operators will only be allowed to add a capped surcharge to the domestic tariff. As a consequence calling, texting and surfing the Internet abroad will possibly be a lot cheaper, but it pays for customers to stay alert.

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BIPT publishes an "Atlas" of the fixed broadband access coverage

Today  BIPT  publishes  on  its  website  the  maps  showing  the coverage  of  the  fixed  broadband  networks  in  Belgium.  These  maps  indicate  the percentage of dwellings that can be connected...

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Electronic communications network regulators give their final approval of the revised cable access tariffs

Brussels, 19 February 2016 - The CRC (Conference of Regulators of the electronic communications sector) has endorsed the revised tariffs Brutélé, Nethys (VOO) and Telenet may invoice to operators wishing to provide broadband and television services through cable. The European Commission...

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Brussels, 22 December 2015 - A survey organised by BIPT (Belgian Institute for postal services and telecommunications) among residential users, businesses and public authorities showed that users would like to see some changes in the traditional universal mail delivery in the future. For instance...

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Brussels, 10 December 2015 – BIPT publishes the economic key figures relating to the postal sector in the year 2014. Despite decreasing letter post volumes in 2014 total revenue in the postal sector increased, stimulated by the parcel and express mail markets, and investments continued to grow...

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Brussels, 9 December 2015 The CRC (Conference of Regulators of the electronic communications sector) has reviewed the tariffs Brutélé, Nethys (VOO) and Telenet are allowed to charge operators wishing to provide television and broadband services through cable. The CRC decisions will be...

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Brussels, 5 November 2015 BIPT has collected new coverage data from the mobile telecom operators and has incorporated them into the "Atlas" on its website. These show that only 0.61% of the Belgian population does not have 4G coverage yet, from any operator. As for 3G almost all of the Belgian population...

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Brussels, 4 November 2015 BIPT reports on the checks carried out concerning the bpost retail network, the quality of information provided in post offices and Postal Points and accessibility thereof. Generally speaking the provision of information is rather good, although BIPT stresses the importance...

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Brussels, 28 October 2015 BIPT publishes the results of its annual survey on the users’ perception of the Belgian electronic communications market. Overall consumers are rather satisfied. Problems they experience regard Internet and television for the most part. They state that it is not...

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Brussels, 23 September 2015 - 14 telecom operators participate in the Surfmobile campaign initiated by Vice-premier and Minister of the Digital Agenda and Telecom, Alexander De Croo, BIPT (Belgian Institute for Postal Services and Telecommunications) and the FPS Economy to promote mobile Internet in...

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