Telcos target TV

Telecoms operators are increasingly looking to TV to drive new subs, increase customer loyalty and create a new revenue stream. Mark Newman, consultant and former chief research officer at Ovum, looks at which operator is doing what and where… and why. Hong Kong’s PCCW is beginning to feel more like a television company than a […]

Belgacom adds Netflix to Proximus

Belgian telecoms operator Belgacom started to roll out Netflix on its Proximus TV offering yesterday, as part of a gradual deployment that will take place over the next few months. Belgacom said it is the first operator in Belgium to integrate Netflix into its TV decoders, and that the move will give customers a “superior […]

Netflix signs Belgian carriage deal

Telco Belgacom has signed a carriage deal with Netflix, at the same time as it begins to group all of its Belgacom and Proximus products together under the Proximus brand. The Belgian telco announced today that its customers will be able to watch House of Cards platform Netflix directly via Proximus TV later this year. […]

Belgacom expands on-demand service

Belgian telco Belgacom has launched its TV Replay service in Flanders and Brussels, allowing viewers to watch shows up to 36 hours after they’ve aired on different devices. The service, which Belgacom began trialling in November, lets Belgacom TV customers access programmed from their TV, computer, tablet or smartphone. Starting from this week, the TV […]

New Belgian pay TV service launches with raft of intn’l channels

Dutch telco KPN has launched a new pay TVservice in Belgium, Snow. The service will combine TV, internet and telephony in a bundled offering, competing with existing providers Telenet and Belgacom. The Snow service will be marketed separately from KPN Belgium’s existing mobile telecom offering in the country, Base. The service offers 33 channels including […]