Base stops triple play package Snow




Belgian provider Base will stop in the summer of next year, offering its triple play package Snow. Base says more to want to focus on mobile products and services, and lays the blame for stopping the service part of the government down.

Snow on the website to read the service for IPTV, Internet and VoIP on June 30, 2015 is going off the air. Also, customers can no longer be ordered from Snow Base. Existing subscribers, 30,000, can make the switch without any additional cost to Scarlet, a subsidiary of Belgacom. They can also continue to use the Snowbox decoder and the DSL modem.

Base, which is owned by KPN, cites two reasons for discontinuation of its triple-play package. First, the provider says that it no longer is able to offer a competitive price by sharply increased costs. This would include, in particular to costs that would be the result of government action. The Belgian government could have waited too long to open up the cable and telephony market, writes Datanews. Further notes that the Base acquisition of new clients remained on the expectations. The company says again fully intend to focus on the mobile market.

Snow was there since the beginning of 2013. In addition to the relatively cheap subscriptions Snow gave that uses the DSL network of Belgacom, to subscribers the ability to expand the TV package by channel.


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