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By: govo

One of our clients : Base

BASE is the fastest growing mobile operator in Belgium. In 2007 nearly 500,000 GSM users switched to BASE. Thanks to its competitive and transparent rates, each day more than 1,300 customers choose BASE. Because with BASE they can make many more calls while paying much less.

BASE made even more investments in the optimisation of its network. Through the implementation of modern extended GSM technology both indoor and outdoor coverage was improved. Today nearly 100% of the Belgian population has coverage with the BASE network. BASE is also implementing EDGE and UMTS.

BASE is a 100% subsidiary of the Netherlands’ Koninklijke KPN, one of the most important telecom operators on the European market, and has its headquarters in Brussels. At the end of 2007, BASE employed 535 people, with a market share of around 23%. In 2007 BASE achieved a turnover of €613 million. The company aims at specific market sectors.

BASE distributes its products and services via 51 BASE shops and more than 600 BASE dealers spread throughout all of Belgium.

In August 2007, BASE acquired the distribution entity, Allo Telecom. It has 54 points of sales with a high presence in the South of the country witch will develop the business of BASE in Wallonia. In total, BASE owns now 102 points of sales in Belgium. Allo Telecom will remain a separate entity.

KPN Mobile International B.V. acquired Tele 2 Belgium S.A. and Versatel Belgium S.A. (together “Tele 2 Belgium”). This acquisition will allow BASE to expand and grow its regional presence and reinforce its strategic position in the B2B market.

Source : Base 

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