BELTUG UPDATE - 30 January 2017 - roaming fair use rules - tax breaks for software innovation - software defined networking - optimising your mobile fleet - and much more!


A New Year, new offices, and a new website look! We've hit the ground running in 2017, and have lots already planned for our members. Take a look at our Agenda and keep your eyes open for our GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) initiatives, which we will announce soon...


European Commission formally adopts a roaming fair use policy - wholesale prices to be determined

On 15 December 2016, the European Commission formally adopted the fair use rules for ending roaming charges in the European Union in 2017. What did our members think about it, and what's next?


Tax breaks for innovation in software?

Beltug applauds the Government's decision to include innovation in software in the new innovation deduction, replacing the patent income deduction.


Beltug met EU VP Ansip at Digital Minds

Beltug General Manager Danielle Jacobs noted that it was an excellent experience to participate in the recent, exclusive Digital Minds meeting, where she met with European Commision VP Andrus Ansip. At the meeting, organised by Digital Agenda Minister Alexander De Croo, she had the opportunity to hear firsthand about plans for the digital agenda. As always, Beltug focusses on making sure that the voice and needs of the business user are being heard at all levels.


UC to the max, including voice: takeaways from our X-change with Astrid & KBC, 22 Nov 2016

What does the future hold for UC? Astrid, KBC and Nextel gave us plenty of insight into how unified communication services and platforms helps answer many challenges, from emergency services, to customer satisfaction, to integrating apps.


Hype or reality: Takeaways from the X-change on software defined networking & NFV, 22 Nov. 2016

What exactly is software-defined networking about? There are as many definitions as there are people. We started our X-change with one: "SD-WAN delivers the ability for an enterprise to combine dedicated data connections with low-cost broadband links in their WAN, and do so securely."  But that was just the start...


Upwardly mobile: is your mobile fleet optimised and secured? 13 Dec. 2016

‘Mobile’ is no longer a perk or even a ‘nice-to-have’: it’s essential for your business. So, is your mobile fleet optimised and secure? What are the trends impacting your mobile environment? And what about security threats?


BIPT report: how do telecom prices in Belgium compare?

Mobile pricing in Belgium, particularly for data, is high compared to other countries: that's just one finding in BIPT's report comparing prices for telecommunications services for professionals and small and medium enterprises in Belgium, with France, Germany, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom.


Beltug, Proximus, Telenet & Orange market study

Beltug was very pleased to join forces with Proximus, Telenet and Orange for a 2017 market study, following on our own market studies in 2015 and 2016. In total, more than 1500 companies, from Small Office/Home Offices to large mulitnationals, responded.

Beltug will prepare an exclusive report, available only for Beltug members, on the results for companies with 200+ employees, when the results are available. We thank all our members who participated in the survey!



N-sight: Ready built? Indoor coverage for mobile communications


X-change: Negotiating with your software supplier: what can you expect?


X-change: IoT, business & communication challenges


VIP Evening


Annual General Meeting (AGM)