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Scarlet is a telecommunications company active in the Netherlands and Belgium as an Internet Service Provider and provider of fixed and mobile telephony. It has minor operations in Luxembourg, Curaçao and Sint Maarten.
The Belgacom Group announced its acquisition of Scarlet NA/SA on 15 February 2008, after the approval of the competition authorities. Belgacom aims to complement its own offers with Scarlet's basic, low-cost products in the areas of fixed and mobile telephony and the Internet for Belgian and international customers.
Scarlet was established in the Netherlands in 1992 as an independent ISP and telephony provider.
The company has been active in Belgium since 1997 as an independent ISP and telephony provider. Scarlet acquired the Belgium branch of Tiscali at the end of 2004.