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Paylib signs up Credit Agricole, MasterPass

26 Nov 2014 16:34 CET | France

French bank Credit Agricole has signed an agreement to join the country's Paylib e-wallet service next year. The deal will extend Paylib to 16 million holders of Credit ...

Bouygues sues Free over mobile data throttling

26 Nov 2014 16:18 CET | France

French conglomerate Bouygues has sued operator Free Mobile at the Paris Commercial Court for deceptive marketing practices, accusing it of throttling the bandwidth of data ...

M6, other broadcasters expand YouTube channel lineup

26 Nov 2014 15:57 CET | France

French TV channel M6 has placed all of its YouTube projects under the M6 Digital Studio division, which will be part of the M6 Web subsidiary, Les Echos reports. The company ...

Arcep publishes beta version of fixed internet QoS report

26 Nov 2014 15:50 CET | France

French telecom regulator Arcep has published the beta version of its quality of service scorecard for fixed internet access in mainland France. Once the system is fully up ...

Rue du Commerce chooses Visiware Sync2ad platform

26 Nov 2014 15:29 CET | France

French e-commerce website Rue du Commerce is using Visiware's Sync2Ad software to allow second screen device users to access informative content enriching TV ads and TV ...

Hub One releases report on business critical apps over LTE

26 Nov 2014 15:18 CET | France

French business operator Hub One has released a white paper in partnership with research and consulting company Idate on the challenges and prospects for 4G in critical ...

Only 17% of French use mobiles for purchases - survey

26 Nov 2014 15:04 CET | France

Only 17 percent of French mobile phone users made a purchase with their smartphone this year, according to a survey of over 1,000 people by Ipsos for mobile operator Prixtel. ...

Orange signs global agreement on health and safety

26 Nov 2014 14:52 CET | France, World

Orange has signed a health and safety agreement with the UNI Global Union and representatives of French trade unions affiliated with UNI concerning the group's nearly 160,000 ...

Wiko announces the Jimmy 3G handset

25 Nov 2014 15:52 CET | France

French phonemaker Wiko has announced the Jimmy, a 3G Android Kit Kat smartphone with a 4.5-in FWVGA display and a quad-core 1.3 GHz processor. The handset will offer 512 MB ...

Hauts de Seine puts FTTH network up for sale

25 Nov 2014 15:39 CET | France

The county of Hauts de Seine, France, has put up its FTTH network, known as THD Seine, up for sale in the official gazette. The network was due to pass all premises in the ...

All French DTT channels to be in HD by 2016 - report

25 Nov 2014 15:27 CET | France

French spectrum agency ANFR and broadcast regulator CSA are expected to announce within days that all DTT channels will be upgraded to HD by 2016, Telesatellite reports ...

Orange talks to Microsoft about 10% Dailymotion stake - CEO

25 Nov 2014 11:37 CET | France, World

Orange is in talks with Microsoft about selling it an around 10 percent stake in video streaming portal Dailymotion, Orange CEO Stephane Richard told the Wall Street Journal ...

Free Mobile authorised to test LTE-A in 1800 MHz band

25 Nov 2014 09:20 CET | France

French telecom regulator Arcep has authorised Free Mobile to test LTE-A in the 1800 MHz band in the town of Petit Quevilly (Seine-Maritime). The tests are intended to allow ...

Over 55% of French consumers use mobile internet in Q3

24 Nov 2014 15:02 CET | France

Some 55.6 percent of French consumers, or 30 million people, connected to the mobile internet in the third quarter, 4.5 million more than in the third quarter of 2013, ...

Sosh promotes mobile and Livebox bundle until 7 January

24 Nov 2014 14:22 CET | France

Orange France's online-only youth brand Sosh has launched a promotion on its mobile plus Livebox bundle until 7 January. Sosh has reduced the price of the Livebox Play ...

NordNet launches farm satellite internet project

24 Nov 2014 14:06 CET | France

Orange France's NordNet satellite subsidiary has launched a project with 22 farms that will benefit from free satellite internet service until October 2015 under the ...

Ouatch TV uses crowdfunding platform Patreon

24 Nov 2014 13:52 CET | France

French channel Ouatch TV, launched in September 2013 and focusing on new technologies and leisure content, is using US-based creators' crowdfunding platform Patreon to ...

French consumer group sues Netflix over terms and conditions

24 Nov 2014 13:42 CET | France

French consumer rights association CLCV has sued Netflix in a Paris court for allegedly using abusive and illegal clauses in its contracts. Although the CLCV welcomes the ...

O2 UK offers 4G in Channel Tunnel

24 Nov 2014 11:01 CET | France, United Kingdom

O2 UK CEO Ronan Dunne said that the operator had completed its investment and is offering all services including 4G to passengers travelling in the Channel Tunnel, Mobile ...

EE switches on LTE network in Channel Tunnel

21 Nov 2014 14:05 CET | France, United Kingdom

UK mobile operator EE has announced that its LTE service is now live in the Channel Tunnel. CTO Fotis Karonis said EE was the first UK operator to offer LTE in the ...

Orange France announces mobile subscription rebate

21 Nov 2014 13:51 CET | France

Orange France is offering mobile subscriptions starting at EUR 1.99 a month for one year, then EUR 6.99 a month for customers who take up its Open quad-play plan. The M6 ...

Orange France expands TV offering ahead of Christmas

21 Nov 2014 13:40 CET | France

Orange France has launched a promotional campaign for the Christmas holidays with new TV channels, many channels upgraded to HD and discounted offers on several bundles, ...

Internet use stands at 68.1% in French Caribbean - survey

21 Nov 2014 13:21 CET | France, French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Martinique

Some 68.1 percent of the population aged 13 or more in French Guiana, Guadeloupe and Martinique, or 571,000 people, connected to the internet in the last month, according to ...

French consumers' high-tech spend declines 25% - survey

21 Nov 2014 13:02 CET | France

French consumers' annual expenditure on high-tech equipment declined by 25 percent to EUR 380 this year from EUR 507 in 2013, according to an online survey by Opinion Way for ...

Qobuz aims to raise EUR 11 million by March 2015

21 Nov 2014 11:30 CET | France

French music streaming website Qobuz aims to raise EUR 11 million by February or March 2015, Les Echos reports. Co-founder Yves Riesel said the company was in talks with two ...

 

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