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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

Orange Belgium selects MediaKind

MediaKind has been selected by Orange Belgium to provide enriched consumer experiences to its subscribers across a range of devices. MediaKind’s Video Storage and Processing Platform (VSPP) and Encoding Live solutions have been deployed to enable a series of new targeted services that are set to launch on Orange Belgium’s smart devices. The smart devices […]

April 19, 2022

21 countries top Netflix Speed Index for March

Five ISP services in Asia posted increases in the month of March on the Netflix ISP Speed Index – a monthly update on which ISPs provide the best primetime Netflix streaming experience. VNPT in Vietnam jumped 0.2 Megabits per second (Mbps) to 3.4 Mbps. After dipping by 0.2 Mbps last month, Japan’s VECTANT increased by […]

April 13, 2022

Viaccess-Orca supports Orange Belgium OTT

Viaccess-Orca (VO), a global provider of OTT and TV platforms, content protection, and advanced data solutions, has announced that Orange Belgium has launched its new TV service with Viaccess-Orca’s Secure Video Player (VO Player). VO’s Secure Video Player is deployed on TV decoders and mobile apps, which is says will ensure superior quality of experience […]

April 8, 2022

Benelux: Manna on Prime Video

ODMedia and NEEMA Media have announced that Manna, a faith-based themed subscription channel, is now available on Amazon Prime Video Channels in the Benelux. Amazon Prime members in the region can subscribe to the channel for €3,99 per month. Manna features 100 films and will continue to add new content including documentaries, series, movies, music […]

April 6, 2022

CommScope, Orange Belgium partnership

CommScope, a global player in home network solutions, has partnered with Orange Belgium to provide its subscribers with the latest generation of set tops powered by the Android TV operating system (OS) designed to provide both live television and premium streaming services. “There is no doubt that the viewing habits of our subscribers have evolved […]

April 5, 2022

Orange Android TV solution powered by Zappware

Orange Belgium has launched its next-generation TV service using Zappware’s NeXX 4.0 ecosystem. Zappware provided its Android TV Operator Tier solution, unlocking DVB-C channels and OTT streaming content in an integrated user experience – all Orange branded and customised to the operators’ specific needs. This solution aims to bring the ultimate user experience to the […]

March 31, 2022

Belgium: 5 bidders admissible for radio spectrum auction

The BIPT has assessed the eligibility of the candidates for the auction of the future radio spectrum. Five mobile operators had submitted their candidacies for the upcoming auction and have been deemed admissible following an assessment by the BIPT. The auction regards the assignment of the new 5G and the existing 2G and 3G radio […]

March 22, 2022

RTL results boosted by streaming, TV ads

RTL Group has released its full-year results for the year ending December 31st 2021. Group revenue increased 10.3 per cent to €6,637 million (2020: €6,017 million), mainly due to strong growth of TV advertising revenue in the second, third and fourth quarters of 2021, of Fremantle and of the streaming businesses. Group revenue was up […]

March 17, 2022