Raithatha added that the Belgian telecommunications regulator, BIPT
, recently granted a trial license for point-to-multipoint service in Antwerp.
In June 2010, the BIPT
cut the MTRs of operators with significant market power (SMP) to bring Belgium's relatively high mobile termination rates (MTRs) in line with the EU average of 0.
By combining forces with BIPT
," said Tromer, "both firms' existing clients as well as new clients will benefit from a more diverse firm that offers a larger scope of services under one roof.
Rick Caudill, Vice President of Sales for BIPT
comments, "We're excited to extend the use of TEAM-UP agency interface offerings to our client base.
has announced the redevelopment of the tariffs Belgacom must charge for operators offering internet and television services.
The Commission considers that these elements limit the independence of the BIPT
when implementing EU telecom rules and that this can have negative consequences for competition in the sector.
The division of frequencies is being changed by BIPT
in the 1,800 MHz band.
EUR 403,000 has been charged to Belgacom from Belgian regulator BIPT
for violating obligations of transparency.
We have had various informal contacts in the past few months and systematically share specific information and know-how with the sector via the competent authorities, the BIPT
and the CERT.
Today, Belgacom acquired one of the three licenses auctioned by the telecom regulator BIPT
for the 800 MHz frequency band.
While each spectrum allocation, comprising coverage obligations, the BIPT
has earlier observed that one will have additional requirements pertaining to the rollout of service in a number of rural areas.
A study of the leased lines market, deregulating the retail market and continuing regulation of the wholesale segment is sanctioned by Belgian regulator BIPT