Latest Telecoms News about France

French President Bans Mobile Phones from Government Meetings

  The French President has banned his government politicians from bringing their mobile phones into Cabinet meetings. ...

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Bouygues Telecom Faces Becoming a Takeover Target Itself

  Having lost the battle to buy France's SFR, Bouygues Telecom could now face becoming a takeover target....

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Vivendi Agrees to Sell SFR to Numericable

  The battle to buy the French mobile network, SFR has been won by Altice controlled Numericable, despite several attempts by rival bidder Bouygues Telecom to raise its own offer....

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France's Bouygues Telecom Substantially Raises its Offer to Buy SFR

  France's Bouygues Telecom has again raised its offer to buy rival mobile network, SFR from its owners, Vivendi....

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Court Bailiff Tries to Raid Vivendi Offices

  France's Vivendi has confirmed that a Bailiff attempted to enter into its offices to gain access to certain documents relating to the SFR sale....

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Numericable Under Pressure to Raise Takeover Offer for SFR

  The increased offer from Bouygues Telecom to buy rival mobile network SFR could see its rival bidder, Altice's Numericable have to raise its own bid....

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French Regulator Consults on Use of Mobile Phones in Aircraft

  The French telecoms regulator has opened a public consultation on the use of 3G and 4G phones in aircraft during flights over French airspace....

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Bouygues Raises Offer for SFR

  France's Bouygues has again raised its offer to buy rival mobile network, SFR, even though SFR's parent is in exclusive talks with Numericable....

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Bouygues Locked Out of Talks to Buy France's SFR

  France's Vivendi has decided to enter into exclusive talks with Altice/Numericable that could see it selling its SFR mobile network to the cable operator....

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Vivendi Said to Favour Numericable Offer to Buy SFR

  French conglomerate, Vivendi is said to be favouring a bid from Numericable to buy its SFR mobile network subsidiary, over a rival bid from Bouygues Telecom....

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