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Free grows revenue share of shrinking French mobile market, may face new challenge from Altice

Thursday 9 April 2015 | 11:04 CET | Author: Marion ter Welle | Background
The French mobile revenue pie continues to get smaller, while Free Mobile takes a larger share of it, according to the latest figures from Telecompaper. The smallest operator showed the strongest growth, in both customer numbers and revenues, in 2014, but could soon face a new challenge if Altice continues to consolidate the market. The ongoing price pressure, erosion in revenues and need for network investment may soon drive Bouyges Telecom into the arms of Numericable-SFR.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Altice Europe / Arcep / Bouygues Telecom / Free Mobile / Numericable / Orange / SFR / Telenor
Countries: France
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