Latest Telecoms News about France

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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ARCEP assigns frequencies in the 1800MHz band to Free Mobile

  This marks the final stage in implementing the guidelines on introducing technological neutrality in the 1800 MHz band, which were published on 12 March 2013....

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Free Wins Regulatory Battle with Orange

  As part of a dispute between Free and Orange, the French telecoms regulator, Arcep is ordering Orange to lift unfounded restriction measures on its unbundling services....

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Tablets Drive Business Transformation in Enterprises and Create New Usage Scenarios

  According to IDC, a large and increasing share of tablets deployed across UK, French, and German companies are the only devices that employees are equipped with to perform their business activities....

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Bouygues Telecom Faces EUR10 Billion Takeover Bid from Altice

  Fast growing telecoms holding company, Altice is reported to have made a takeover bid for the French mobile network, Bouygues Telecom....

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