Belgium - Fixed Broadband Market - Statistics and Analyses
There is effective competition in Belgium between the DSL and cable platforms, while in recent years government support has also encouraged investment in fibre networks. Telenet, supported by its parent Liberty Global, has invested in developing services based on the new DOCSIS3.1 standard, which is capable of providing data at 1Gb/s and higher, while the incumbent telco Proximus (formerly Belgacom), also has extensive fibre/VDSL and FttP deployments, with which it has promoted a range of bundled services.
In mid-2018 the regulator imposed amended conditions on market players aimed at encouraging investment in underserved areas and securing wholesale access to copper and fibre infrastructure.
This report profiles Belgium’s fixed and wireless broadband markets, providing broadband forecasts and assessing developments in related technologies such as FWA, WLAN and Wi-Fi.
Proximus engaged in €3 billion ‘Fibre for Belgium’ investment program to 2027;
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