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Competition confirms it will study Numericable-SFR merger

16 Apr 2014 17:25 CET | France

France's Competition Authority will open an in-depth investigation into Numericable's acquisition of SFR, confirmed the authority's president Bruno Lasserre, speaking on a TV ...

Awox raises EUR 24.7 million in IPO

16 Apr 2014 10:32 CET | France

French smart home products maker Awox has raised EUR 24.7 million in an IPO on Euronext Paris. The operation was 5.7 times oversubscribed. The share price was EUR 19.38, at ...

Virgin Mobile France launches LTE service

16 Apr 2014 09:59 CET | France

Full MVNO Virgin Mobile France has launched its LTE service over the SFR and Bouygues Telecom networks. The operator's Idol range offers two 4G plans with 3 GB or 5 GB of ...

M6 lodges competition complaint against TF1 - report

16 Apr 2014 09:25 CET | France

French broadcaster M6 has lodged a complaint against competitor TF1 for abuse of dominant position in the TV advertising market with the Competition Authority, reports BFM ...

HF Company revenue drops 1.2 percent to EUR 20.9 mln in Q1

16 Apr 2014 09:04 CET | France

France's HF Company, which produces devices and components for broadband and connected home appliances, reported a EUR 20.9 million turnover in the first quarter, down by 1.2 ...

Dailymotion signs content deal with Viral Spiral

16 Apr 2014 08:37 CET | France, World

French online video platform Dailymotion has signed a partnership with Viral Spiral, an agency for creators of viral videos, which also helps major brands, agencies and ...

EU Commission approves French EUR 34 mln state aid for ST

16 Apr 2014 08:28 CET | Europe, France

The European Commission has approved EUR 34 million in French state aid for STMicroelectronics' TOURS 2015 research programme to develop new technologies in the nanotech ...

Unions calls for Orange France to replace all retiring staff

16 Apr 2014 08:16 CET | France

French unions CGT, SUD and CFE-CGC have called for Orange France to hire 5,000 employees on permanent contracts in 2014 and to replace all workers who leave in the following ...

Orange reaches agreement with Ain fibre network

15 Apr 2014 15:40 CET | France

Orange France has reached an agreement with Ain County's inter-municipal association for energy and e-communications (SIEA), which operates the Liaison Internet de l'Ain ...

Brightcove supplies video cloud platform to Le Figaro

15 Apr 2014 15:16 CET | France

Cloud services for video provider Brightcove has supplied the Brightcove Video Cloud platform to French newspaper Le Figaro to power the mobile version of its news and ...

Breton, Klaba recommend Secure Cloud label in France, Europe

15 Apr 2014 15:08 CET | France

Atos CEO Thierry Breton and OVH CEO Octave Klaba have suggested creating a Secure Cloud label in a 10-proposal report that has yet to be submitted to French prime minister ...

Altice founder donates EUR 10 million to fund telecom MOOCs

15 Apr 2014 14:49 CET | France

Patrick Drahi, the founder of telecom holding company Altice, which is acquiring SFR from Vivendi, has pledged to donate EUR 10 million in 10 years to the telecom faculties ...

Futur launches 4G services

15 Apr 2014 14:39 CET | France

French business operator Futur, an SFR subsidiary, is launching 4G services to give make it possible for its clients to use numerous mobile functions that previously required ...

Orange drops prepaid phone cards for payphones

15 Apr 2014 11:55 CET | France

Orange announced that it will no longer sell phone cards for public phone booths. While the operator still operates some 100,000 payphones in France, it will no longer sell ...

Numericable, Altice to issue over EUR 10 billion of bonds

14 Apr 2014 22:32 CET | France

French cable operator Numericable and its parent company Altice have launched two bond offerings to finance the EUR 13.5 billion acquisition of French operator SFR from ...

EC approves Discovery's Eurosport acquisition

14 Apr 2014 14:30 CET | Europe, France

The European Commission has approved under the EU merger regulation the acquisition of French-based European TV channel Eurosport, by US global media entertainment company ...

Microsoft France to release Surface 2 with LTE on 25 April

14 Apr 2014 11:25 CET | France

Microsoft France has announced that it will release its Surface 2 tablet supporting LTE on 25 April at a recommended retail price of EUR 659 for the 64 GB version, reports ...

SFR sale is a matter for French competition body - Almunia

14 Apr 2014 10:59 CET | Europe, France

France's Competition Authority, rather that the European Commission, will scrutinise the planned merger between cabler Numericable and broadband and mobile operator SFR, ...

UEFA awards Champions League rights to beIN, Canal

14 Apr 2014 10:27 CET | France

European football association UEFA has awarded Champions League TV rights for France for the 2015-2018 seasons to beIN Sports and Canal Plus, Les Echos reports. BeIN has ...

Orange CEO sees cause for concern about SFR fibre investment

14 Apr 2014 10:02 CET | France

Orange chairman and CEO Stephane Richard told CFDT union members that there could be cause for concern that a merged SFR-Numericable will not meet its the fibre investment ...

CSA seeks to regulator online audiovisual market

14 Apr 2014 09:43 CET | France

French broadcast regulator CSA has made a number of proposals in its annual report for legislative changes that would extend its powers to cover all providers on online ...

Microsoft, Inria renew research partnership until 2017

11 Apr 2014 10:49 CET | France

Microsoft and French computer science research institute Inria have renewed their partnership in the Microsoft Research-Inria Joint Centre until 2017. The new agreement will ...

Hollande bans mobile phones from cabinet meetings

11 Apr 2014 10:19 CET | France

On 7 April, French president Francois Hollande for the first time asked cabinet members to leave their mobile phones at the door before taking their seats at their weekly ...

Alcatel One Touch, Paris Region Lab select six start-ups

11 Apr 2014 10:03 CET | France

Chinese phonemaker HTC's Alcatel One Touch brand has chosen six start-up app development projects as part of a programme launched in partnership with Paris Region Lab on 4 ...

Halle Freyssinet incubator could cost Niel EUR 200 million

11 Apr 2014 09:33 CET | France

The Halle Freyssinet start-up incubator to be built in Paris could cost French telecom operator Free's founder, Xavier Niel, up to EUR 200, the businessman announced during a ...

 

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