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French market: a weak cable company and a strong challenger

Monday 11 April 2016 | 12:57 CET | Author: Tim Poulus | Background
There are four major players on the French market: Orange, SFR, Bouygues Telecom and Iliad. The entry of Iliad on the mobile market four years ago led to a serious shake-up, the consequences of which are still being felt. A recent attempt to break up Bouygues Telecom and divide the assets among the other three proved a failure (the same as in mid-2014). Something still needs to happen at Bouygues, as the operator's low margins and cash burn can't last forever. Iliad, which operates under the brand Free, has not only built up a significant market share, but also has solid margins, positive

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Companies: Altice Europe / Bouygues Telecom / Iliad / Numericable / Orange France / SFR
Countries: France
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