Orange announces delay in 5G rollout

Wednesday, 13 February 2019 19:19
The 5G network will not be launched before late 2020 or even 2021 in Belgium, Orange reported on Wednesday on presenting its annual financial results.
Nestlé plans to launch a new range of Starbucks products in a first batch of countries, including Belgium, considered a key market for the two brands, which joined forces last year.
The British government has cancelled a plan to install a new ferry crossing linking Ostend and Ramsgate, which was intended to relieve some of the pressure expected on the port of Dover in the event of a no-deal Brexit.
Ryanair has partially adapted its jurisdictional competence clause and private citizens can now submit their lawsuits to the Belgian courts, Happy Flights announced on Friday. 

Elon Musk’s one-hour tour in Zeebrugge Port

Saturday, 09 February 2019 13:54
Elon Musk, Head of electric car manufacturer Tesla, visited the port of Zeebrugge Friday, a reliable source says.
Bpost Bank, a subsidiary of the part state-owned national postal authority, has withdrawn plans to charge some clients for withdrawing money from cash machines, following negative reactions.
The chance of Belgian internet users having access to the latest ultra-fast 5G technology by 2020 have virtually vanished, according to telecommunications minister Philippe De Backer, who blamed “a banal question of money”.

Recruiting a first employee boosts turnover

Thursday, 07 February 2019 20:52
Taking on a first employee boosts the average small company’s turnover by 44% and its profit margin by 63% within a year, according to a study by the Partena social secretariat.
No fewer than seven out of ten Belgians are in favour of technologies such as robots and artificial intelligence (AI), emerges from a Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) survey among 1,000 Belgians on smart technologies in daily life.
A price promotion being offered in the Belgian Albert Heijn supermarkets has sparked a wave of criticism and complaint, as competitors and authorities see it as the outbreak of a price war that risks being as serious as the one that took place in the supermarket's Dutch homeland.