French mobile operators struggle to turn extra services into higher revenues

Friday 31 January 2014 | 15:39 CET | Author: Marion ter Welle | Background
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The number of SIMs in France continues to increase, ending Q3 2013 at a total 68.2 million, up 4.0 percent compared to a year earlier, according to Telecompaper's latest research on the French mobile market. Free gained the most new customers, while Bouygues was the only one to lose customers. Despite the increase in customer numbers, the French operators, apart from Free Mobile, still saw a drop in service revenues in Q3 2013. This is largely due to the continued enhancement of mobile plan allowances, with unlimited national use, more international destinations and 4G speeds, without any

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Arcep / B&You / Free Mobile / Orange / SFR / Sosh
Countries: France
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