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Belgium

Airbus wins Belgium MoD contract

Airbus has entered into a contract with the Ministry of Defense of Belgium to provide tactical satellite communications for 15 years. The Belgium Armed Forces will use channels of the Airbus Ultra High Frequency (UHF) military communications hosted payload aboard the Airbus-manufactured commercial Eutelsat 36D telecommunications satellite. Eutelsat 36D is due for launch in 2024. […]

January 26, 2023By Chris Forrester

Iyuno appoints Bergsma as MD, Belgium & Netherlands

Iyuno has announced the appointment of Jesse Bergsma as Managing Director of its Belgium and Netherlands operations. Bergsma is experienced in marketing, sales and operational consulting from his time at Chellomedia (presently known as AMC Networks International) and Canal+. With nearly two decades of experience in media management, business development and operations, in his new […]

January 23, 2023

Beyond Rights seals deals for 600 factual hours in Benelux

Beyond Rights has announced a raft of new deals in Benelux that will see more than 600 hours – mostly comprising long-running property, reality and engineering content – land with broadcasters across the region. SBS in Belgium has acquired a 200-hour package featuring Pooch Perfect Australia, two seasons each of Highway Thru Hell, Heavy Rescue: […]

December 7, 2022

Proximus selects 3Ready

3 Screen Solutions (3SS), a provider of software solutions for set-tox box (STB), Smart TV and multiscreen digital entertainment, has announced that Belgian telco Proximus has selected 3Ready as the foundation for its next-generation TV Everywhere multi-device Pickx offering. After a competitive RFP, Proximus selected 3SS’ product platform 3Ready to power next-generation 3SS-engineered Pickx UI/UX […]

November 10, 2022

VRT selects LiveOS for software based studio project

NetOn.Live, a media technology start-up, has announced that its LiveOS software platform has been chosen by Belgian public broadcaster VRT as the video service for its Software Based Studio Project. NetOn.Live was awarded the contract after going through a public tender process. LiveOS is a solution that moves functionalities traditionally found in dedicated hardware devices […]

October 27, 2022

SBS Belgium deploys Blackbird

Blackbird, the technology licensor, developer and seller of its cloud native video editing platform, Blackbird, has announced that SBS Belgium has deployed Blackbird to drive major video production workflow efficiencies. Founded in 1995, SBS Belgium is a media company owned by Telenet. One of the leading broadcasters in Belgium, the company is the channel group […]

October 26, 2022

Eleven Belgium launches commercial licence for bars

Eleven Belgium is launching a new commercial licence offering for all bars and restaurants in the country. With the acquisition of the rights to the Jupiler Pro League, Eleven Belgium offers one of the most complete sports package in the country, including live coverage of football from La Liga, Serie A, Bundesliga, the English cups, […]

July 22, 2022

Telenet, Fluvius form FTTH partnership

Telenet, the Liberty Global subsidiary, and Fluvius System Operator have entered into an agreement to create what they refer to as “the network of the future” in Flanders, the Flemish Region of Belgium. The companies will incorporate a new, independent self-funding infrastructure company, NetCo, of which Telenet will own 66.8 per cent and Fluvius 33.2 […]

July 19, 2022

Belgium looks to build 500 satellites per year

Wallonia-based Aerospacelab, based in Charleroi, is building a 16,000 sq m factory with the aim of ramping up satellite production to 500 units per year. The new production line will focus on communications and Earth observation craft and is being built with backing from Charleroi’s Venture Capital Sambrinvest. The company raised €11 million in 2019 […]

June 16, 2022By Chris Forrester

World of Wonder takes Drag Race to Belgium

On the heels of announcing Drag Race Sweden at MIPTV, World of Wonder, the LA-based media company, has now added Drag Race Belgique into the Drag Race family. The new Belgian iteration of the popular entertainment reality format joins existing versions of the global franchise in Thailand, the US, Chile, Canada, Holland, the UK, Spain, […]

April 29, 2022