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SFR takeover rumours resurface as Altice struggles to turnaround French results

Wednesday 18 April 2018 | 08:20 CET | Author: Marion ter Welle | Background
In the last quarter of 2017, the total number of Sims (excluding M2M) in France grew to 65.6 million, a small increase of 0.3 percent compared to Q3 2017. SFR saw a drop of 1.3 percent in its total customer base, while Free recorded a 12 percent gain.  All operators lost prepaid Sims, with SFR showing the largest decline due to a clean-up of inactive prepaid cards. All four operators gained postpaid customers, but showed a clear difference in their performance. SFR only added 50,000 postpaid Sims, while Bouygues added 150,000, Orange 236,000 and Free increased its postpaid base by 305,000 in

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Altice Europe / Bouygues Telecom / Orange / SFR
Countries: France
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