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Plan your connection to our infrastructure

Planning for your connection

to the Proximus infrastructure

It's important to foresee your connection to the Proximus infrastructure during the construction/renovation phase. That way you avoid more digging work later. Nobody likes the front yard to be distroyed, for cabling… You’re free to choose Proximus later on, for your products and services.

Request your connection when the structural works are done and roof, windows and doors are placed. The connection will coincide with other providers (water, gas, electricity and sewage system).

What you need to prepare

  • Foresee a 60-cm deep trench, in a straight line and perpendicular to the building line

  • The trench is done and structural works are also finished? Then request your connection

What Proximus will do for you

  • We call you within 2 hours to plan the visit of the technician. You can also order new products

  • The technician installs everything as agreed, and connects your home

  • Our network is available, your services can be activated quickly once you’re moving in

Preparatory work

Prepare the external cabling

There are some things you have to foresee before we can install the external cabling and connect your home to our infrastructure:

  • Dig a 60-cm-deep trench, in a straight line and perpendicular to the building line
  • Install a hard, smooth-walled PVC conduit for future cables. The conduit should be 50 mm in diameter with a cable pull-wire that exceeds by 50 cm at each side.
  • The conduit should enter the construction via the energy curve or via an opening in the masonry.
  • Both sides of the conduit should be hermetically closed by a removable plug
  • Don't forget to foresee a picket to localise the far end of the conduit at the side of the street.
Tips and tricks for this building phase

When your electrician comes by to do the electrical works, ask him to install the "Smarttube" as well. This is a cable certified by Proximus. Your electrician can take care of everything; you don't need to be present during the installation.

Foresee the internal cabling

Want more information about installing a future-proof internal cabling in your home? Check these documents:

Request your connection

New construction/renovation

The connection to the infrastructure costs €90 and contains:

  • Installation of the cable, from the street (alignment) to the its actual connection (usually, the garage)
  • Welding of this cable onto the distribution cable (public domain)
  • Installation of the point of connection connection (usually, the garage)

Structural renovation

It’s best to have the existing connection to our infrastructure temporarily removed by our services when you’re busy with a structural renovation. That way you will avoid damaging our network.

The move checklist

You’ve got a lot on your mind, help is here. A cure to your stress: our move checklist helps you plan it all!

Less stress, to the checklist

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