Latest Telecoms News about France

Orange Extending Bouygues Telecom Takeover Talks

  France's Orange and Bouygues Group are extending their ongoing talks which could see Orange buying the local mobile network operator, Bouygues Telecom....

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Vodafone Extends Partnership with France's SFR

  Vodafone and SFR have renewed their partner market agreement for France for a further four years to 2020....

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Phone Manufacturers Face Jail Time if Phones Cannot be Decypted

  French politicians have voted in favour of a law which would penalise smartphone manufacturers who do not cooperate with terrorism inquiries....

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French Regulator to Monitor Rural Coverage Quality

  France's telecoms regulator, Arcep is launching its first observatory for monitoring mobile operators' deployments in sparsely populated areas....

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Orange in Takeover Talks with Bouygues Telecom

  France based Orange is reportedly in talks to buy its smaller local rival, Bouygues Telecom in a deal which could see the local market consolidate down to three mobile networks....

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Shift to value investment to lift French telecom operators' profitability in 2016

  French telecom operators' switch to enhanced value proposition, up-selling and away from aggressive price cutting strategies will improve profitability in the sector in 2016, ...

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Immediate Competitive Impact Unlikely from French Spectrum Auction

  Fitch Ratings says the outcome of the 700 MHz mobile spectrum auction in France concluded last Tuesday is unlikely to have an immediate impact on the competitive dynamics in the market....

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Survey Shows 17% of Consumers Plan to Purchase a Tablet in the Next 12 Months

  As the slowdown in purchases of personal technology continues, a recent Gartner survey found that 17 percent of consumer respondents in mature markets intend to buy a tablet in the next 12 months. ...

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Huawei Emerges as 2nd Largest Android Brand in EU's Big Five

  The latest smartphone sales data confirms the trend seen over the previous two months, with Android gaining market share in the U.S. while losing ground in Europe's big five markets....

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French Telecoms Market Remains Competitive, Operational Trends Show Stabilisation

  Fitch Ratings says in its French Telecoms Dashboard that after a period of successive market contraction, the French telecoms market is stabilising....

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