Latest Telecoms News about France

Huawei announces plans to expand R&D Investment in France

  Huawei has announced plans to increase its R&D investments in France and to expand industry cooperation with its French partners, ...

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French Regulator to Consult on the use of Unlicensed Radio Spectrum

  The French telecoms regulator, Arcep has opened a consultation on the use of unlicensed radio spectrum in the country, chiefly the 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz bands....

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Two French Networks Ordered to Improve 4G Coverage Map Accuracy

  The French telecoms regulator has ordered two of the country's mobile network operators to improve the accuracy of the coverage maps they present to customers....

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Bouygues Telecom Announces 1,500 Job Losses

  France's Bouygues Telecom has announced that it is cutting just over 1,500 jobs in a cost cutting measure that it says is designed to \"secure an independent future\". ...

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French Mobile Networks Merger Held up by Price Differences

  The potential merger between two of France's mobile networks is behind held up due to a significant difference in valuations of their two companies....

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Orange Mulling Takeover Bid for Bouygues Telecom

  Consolidation in the French mobile market looks closer than ever as Orange is reportedly mulling a bid for smaller rival, Bouygues Telecom....

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French Tariffs Price Cuts Slowing Down

  French mobile service prices decreased by an average 27.2% in 2013, after having dropped by 11.4% in 2012....

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Ericsson Wins French VoLTE Deployment Contract

  France's Bouygues Telecom has awarded a contract to Ericsson for the deployment of VoLTE services over its network....

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PayByPhone Acquires Adaptis and Wins Major Paris Deal

  Mobile payments provider, PayByPhone, has announced the acquisition of Adaptis Solutions and success in winning the tender in Paris with Vinci Park....

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Numericable in Talks to Buy Virgin Mobile France

  The shareholders in the French MVNO, Virgin Mobile have entered into talks to sell the company to the cable operator, Numericable....

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