On Thursday 29 November 2012, ISPA will be organising an excluive event in the private museum of D’Ieteren in Brussels.
The internet is almost everywhere. Used in cars, it has the capacity to create an inter-connected network of cars, with the potential to solve mobility problems such as traffic jams or finding somewhere convenient to park. It can also enhance opportunities for on-board business and entertainment. Top quality speakers will discuss the challenges and opportunities in making the most of these revolutionary technological developments.
18.00 Opening and registration
18.30 Introduction and welcome by Denis Gorteman, CEO of D’Ieteren
18.40 Key note speeches by:
- Johan Vande Lanotte, Belgian Vice Prime Minister and Minister of Economy
- Fotis Karamitsos, Deputy Director General of DG Mobility and Transport (DG MOVE), European Commission
- Gert Pauwels, Head of Market Development Mobistar
- Chair: Henri-Jean Pollet, President of ISPA
19.30 Cocktail reception in the D’Ieteren private car museum
For more information, please do not hesitate to contact +32 2 503 22 65 or email@example.com
The total number of active Internet connections in Belgium (3,595,747) increased by 1.02% in the third quarter of 2012.
The number of residential connections grew by 29,076 lines to a total of 2,921,302 connections in Belgium. This represents an increase of 1.01% over the previous quarter.
In the business market the number of Internet connections grew by 7,082 new lines to 674,445, which represents a growth of 1.06% over the previous quarter.
Both for the consumer and business markets there are almost no more ISPs that offer the older “dialup” connections, as a result of which 99.97% of the of the connections are broadband connections.
Total number of active Internet connections in Belgium (3.559.589) increased by 0,9% in the second quarter of 2012.
The number of residential net connections grew by 26.527 lines to a total of 2.892.226 connections in Belgium. This represents an increase of 0,93 % over the previous quarter.
In the business market the number of Internet connections grew by 0,73% to 667.363 lines, which represents a growth of 4.837 new broadband connections.
The total number of active Internet connection in Belgium (3,528,225) increased by 1.33% in the first quarter of 2012.
During the first quarter of 2012, the number of residential net connections grew by 31,985 lines to a total of 2,865,699 connections in Belgium, which is an increase of 1.13% over the previous quarter. Except for 1,702 dial-up connections, these are all broadband connections.
In the business market the number of Internet connections grew by 2.23% to 662,526 lines, which represents a growth of 14,500 new broadband connections.
Total number of active connections in Belgium (3.481.767) increased by 0,96% in Q4 2011.
During the last quarter of 2011, the number of residential connections grew to 2.833.714, which represents an increase of 1,16% compared to the third quarter. The number of broadband connections increased by 2,30% in Q4, dial-up connections however have been further phased out by most internet providers. There are only about 3000 of these connections left, which means that the proportion of broadband connections is now quasi 100%.
On the business market, there has been an increase of 0,08% compared to the previous quarter, to a total number of 648.053 lines. As in the residential market, the number of dial-up connections has dramatically decreased (-48,3%); there are now only about 1000 of these connections left.
The number of dial-up connections has decreased by 37.738 compared to the last quarter of 2010. This decrease however is overcompensated by the fact that the number of broadband connections has increased by 192.680 over the same period, especially on the residential market (+7% compared to Q4 2010). This means that the net growth over the last year amounts to 154.942 connections.