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The old name for Sprintnet. TELENET used to provide a service called PC Pursuit.

Not to be confused with telnet the program and protocol.
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One of the first value-added, packet switching networks that enabled terminals and computers to exchange data. Established in 1975 by Dr. Lawrence Roberts, who helped to develop ARPANET, Telenet was acquired by GTE in 1979. After it was acquired by Sprint in 1986, it was renamed SprintNet. See also Telnet.
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Luk Bruynseels, VP Mobile Technology at Telenet, about selecting Infradata, "Approximately 70 to 80% of all emergency calls are made from a mobile device, and with the network location information we can provide additional information to emergency services so they know where to find people when it matters.
Telenet is a provider of entertainment and telecommunication services in Belgium.
Telenet has a strong liquidity position as a result of positive internal cash flow generation and undrawn credit facilities of EUR420 million as of end-1H18.
The Belgian market is characterized by a de facto duopoly on the fix line consumer market with, on the one hand, Proximus (previously Belgacom) and on the other hand, the cable operators (Telenet, Brutele and Nethys operating together under the VOO brand and Numericable) having respectively 43.5% and 51% market share of the fixed Broadband market in January 2014.
Telenet said it regrets that the Conference of Regulators did not use the opportunity to align its amended draft proposal of May 20 to the fundamental concerns echoed by the European Commission (EC) on June 20.
In addition to Telenet Digital, gold award winners last year included HBO Central Europe's campaign to broaden the audience for arthouse movie channel Cinemax, under the slogan "Cinemax Good Movies," with a series of whimsical and playful messages that suggested the brand was relaxed and cool.
10 February 2011 - JPMorgan (NYSE:JPM) and Credit Suisse (VTX:CSGN) will handle the planned debt offering of USD300m (EUR219m) of Belgian media and communications services provider Telenet (EBR:TNET), Bloomberg reported on Wednesday.
Acuity piloted the program with TeleNet in 2009 with two dedicated agents.
GOLF: A final round of 66 at the Royal Waterloo course in Belgium failed to win the Challenge Tour's Telenet Trophy for Birmingham's Sam Walker, but he was tied second and won 13,500 euros to boost his chances of winning back his European Tour player's card.
On the Challenge Tour Aberdare's Stuart Manley has a one stroke lead at the halfway mark of the Telenet Trophy after recovering from a double bogey on the third hole to post three under par 69 at Royal Waterloo, in Belgium..
Scots Raymond Russell, Scott Henry and Andrew McArthur hit two-under 70s to sit four shots off the lead held by Wales' Stuart Manley and Robin Swane of Holland in the Telenet Trophy in Belgium.
Telenet, a major European MSO, has been using Motorola cable modems to offer high-speed Internet service in Flanders, Belgium since 1997.