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Orange, KT announce start-up accelerator partnership

Published 03 Jul 2015 14:04 CET | France, Korea, Republic of

Orange has formed a partnership with Korean operator KT and government agency G-CEIC to support start-up companies. Start-ups selected by Orange, KT and G-CEIC will benefit ...

Orange Money to launch in France next year

Published 03 Jul 2015 10:44 CET | France

Orange plans launch Orange Money mobile financial services in France in 2006, deputy CEO Ramon Fernandez announced at an event in London. Total Telecom writes that the ...

EU court overturns EC decision on France Telecom state aid

Published 03 Jul 2015 10:34 CET | France

The General Court of the EU has overturned a 2004 decision by the European Commission that found that French government's offer of a shareholder loan to France Telecom, now ...

Draft order specifies how to describe FttB as fibre in ads

Published 03 Jul 2015 09:12 CET | France

The French government had drafted an amendment to a December 2013 order to clarify the use of the word "fibre" in operators' advertising, a measure mainly aimed at ...

Numericable-SFR settles unpaid bill with Paris city hall

Published 03 Jul 2015 08:37 CET | France

Numericable-SFR and the Paris city government reached an agreement on 2 July on the amount owed by the company for access to city-owned locations to place its equipment, ...

Bouygues to shut Simyo France in November

Published 03 Jul 2015 08:19 CET | France

MVNO Simyo France, bought by Bouygues Telecom from KPN in 2011, will stop operating on 12 November. Simyo has written to customers to inform them that they will not be able ...

Orange extends SMS API, launches app development contest

Published 03 Jul 2015 07:54 CET | Africa, France, Middle East

Orange has launched its SMS API, 'Orange SMS Web Service', in Cameroon, Congo, Guinea, Niger and Senegal, after its introduction in Cote d'Ivoire in April. Through the Orange ...

Orange, Free, SFR in top 20 French websites

Published 02 Jul 2015 15:12 CET | France

Google was the most used website in France in May, with 40.5 million unique visitors a month, according to Mediametrie//NetRatings. Facebook placed second at 26.44 million, ...

TDF to offer health data hosting services with SIB

Published 02 Jul 2015 14:53 CET | France

TDF has signed a national framework contract with French hosting services provider and software publisher SIB covering to sell health data hosting services for hospital IT ...

Numericable-SFR creates local authority fibre group

Published 02 Jul 2015 14:35 CET | France

French operator Numericable-SFR has launched the "La Fibre des Territoires" club in the presence of 200 local authority representatives at its headquarters outside Paris. The ...

Hub One installs free Wi-Fi service at Marseille airport

Published 02 Jul 2015 11:08 CET | France

Hub One has installed around 150 Wi-Fi base stations to deliver Marseille Provence airport's free, up to 100 Mbps Wi-Fi service in all terminals. The service is operated by ...

Orange, Inria create joint NFV research lab

Published 02 Jul 2015 10:56 CET | France

Orange Labs and French IT research institute Inria have created <I/O  Lab>, a joint research lab to strengthen their cooperation in network function virtualisation (NFV) and ...

Orange appoints director for local authorities

Published 02 Jul 2015 10:43 CET | France

Orange has appointed Cyril Luneau as group director of local authorities relations, succeeding Bruno Janet, recently named as advisor to the CEO in charge of mobile 'not ...

Wibox upgrades 40 TV channels to HD

Published 02 Jul 2015 10:30 CET | France

French broadband service operator Wibox, which mainly uses public initiative local networks, has switched 40 TV channels to HD. Degroup News reports that the STBs of fibre ...

Free Wi-Fi available in 51 busiest French train stations

Published 02 Jul 2015 10:18 CET | France

France's 51 biggest train stations now offer free, unlimited Wi-Fi service, to travellers in time for the summer holidays. Each of the stations have over 10 million ...

City of Paris puts Numericable on notice over unpaid bill

Published 02 Jul 2015 10:00 CET | France

The city of Paris has put cable operator Numericable on notice to pay an outstanding bill of EUR 8.37 million by 10 August or remove equipment from its property, writes Les ...

Avenir Telecom loss widens to EUR 30.9 million

Published 01 Jul 2015 14:04 CET | Europe, France

French phone and accessories designer and distributor Avenir Telecom reported a EUR 30.9 million operating loss and the same amount of net loss in its 2014-2015 fiscal year, ...

Sagemcom launches IoT platform using LoRaWAN

Published 01 Jul 2015 13:33 CET | France, World

Sagemcom has announced the availability of its end-to-end offer dedicated to the Internet of Things (IoT). As a founding member of the LoRa  Alliance, the company has chosen ...

Dimension Data completes platform for Tour de France

Published 01 Jul 2015 11:46 CET | France

Dimension Data completed its big data analytics and digital delivery platform from which the company will deliver real-time information on Tour de France's individual riders. ...

Nearly 80% of French web users on multiple devices

Published 01 Jul 2015 09:29 CET | France

Some 43.7 million people in France (84.4% of the population) connected to the internet on a PC, mobile or tablet in April, according to Mediametrie. The research found that ...

Android increases market share in France

Published 01 Jul 2015 09:20 CET | France

Android took a 69.9 percent share of smartphone sales in France in the three months ending in May, up by 2.2 percentage points on the three months to February and up by 3.2 ...

NordNet launches WiMax in Auvergne

Published 01 Jul 2015 09:06 CET | France

French satellite and WiMax operator Nordnet, an Orange subsidiary, has launched its WifiMax service in 72 municipalities in the Auvergne region counties of Allier, Cantal, ...

Arcep welcomes agreement on European roaming, net neutrality

Published 01 Jul 2015 08:50 CET | Europe, France

French telecom regulator Arcep has welcomed the policy agreement reached between the European Parliament, Council and Commission on the Connected Continent legislative ...

Vivendi closes acquisition of 80% of Dailymotion

Published 01 Jul 2015 08:38 CET | France, World

Vivendi has closed its acquisition of an 80 percent in video portal Dailymotion from Orange for EUR 217 million. Under its new majority owner, Dailymotion will be able to ...

Free Mobile adds roam like home in Latvia

Published 30 Jun 2015 14:35 CET | France

French operator Free Mobile has added roaming communications from Latvia to its no-commitment Free Mobile plan. Subscribers who have been on the plan for at least 60 days can ...

 

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