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Canal Plus acquires rights from TF1 to FIFA women's World Cup for 2019

Published 17 Nov 2017 14:01 CET | France

Canal Plus has reached an agreement with broadcaster TF1 on the acquisition of the French rights to the next football women's World Cup, which FIFA awarded to TF1 in January ...

Vivendi confirms FY targets as Canal Plus recovery continues

Published 17 Nov 2017 11:07 CET | France, World

Vivendi reported a mixed set of results for the three months to September, as performance slowed down at Universal Music while Canal Plus' metrics improved from the previous ...

Bouygues Telecom raises EBITDA margin target, as Q3 revenues grow 6.7%

Published 16 Nov 2017 11:34 CET | France

Bouygues Telecom reported revenue of EUR 1.29 billion for the three months to September, with annual growth improving to 6.7 percent from 4.5 percent in the previous quarter. ...

Free revenue growth slows to 5.3% in Q3

Published 16 Nov 2017 10:16 CET | France

French telecom group Iliad has reported revenues of EUR 1.25 billion for the three months to September, up 5.3 percent year-on-year. Both mobile and fixed revenues progressed ...

French SVoD market grows user base, supported by higher awareness – study

Published 16 Nov 2017 08:47 CET | France

Take up of SVoD services has increased to 21 percent of French online users in July 2017 from 15 percent a year earlier, according to a survey carried out by Mediametrie ...

M6 and Canal Plus acquire rights to women's football in France

Published 15 Nov 2017 12:07 CET | France

The French Football Federation (FFF) announced that M6 and Canal Plus have secured its latest award for the distribution rights to selected women's football matches. Starting ...

Huawei appoints Shi Weiliang to head French operations

Published 15 Nov 2017 10:43 CET | France

Huawei France has announced that Shi Weiliang has replaced Karl Song as CEO. Weiliang first joined Huawei in 2006 and had since covered several executive roles, initially in ...

Orange adds AirTies Wi-Fi extender to accessories range in France and Poland

Published 15 Nov 2017 08:30 CET | France, Poland

AirTies Wireless Networks, a provider of in-home wireless systems and set-top box products, announced that its Air 4920 Mesh AP/Extender is now sold by Orange in France and ...

French bank to offer customers Garmin Pay contactless payment service via smartwatch

Published 14 Nov 2017 09:54 CET | France

French regional bank Caisse d'Epargne d'Ile de France, part of Groupe BPCE, has partnered with Garmin to offer its banking customers Garmin Pay's contactless payment service ...

French operators launch LTE services across Toulouse metro stations

Published 13 Nov 2017 11:26 CET | France

Announcing the launch, Orange said that the Toulouse metro has become the first in the country to offer full LTE coverage across all its stations and the entire length of its ...

French media group M6 signs strategic partnership with BroadbandTV

Published 11 Nov 2017 10:47 CET | France

French media group M6 announced that its online media production studio Golden Network, dedicated to the Millennial generation, has become the representative of BroadbandTV ...

French mobile market growth accelerates in Q3

Published 10 Nov 2017 12:56 CET | France

The positive trend in French mobile connections has continued in the three months to September, as year-on-year growth in active SIMs improved to 2.1 percent from 0.9 percent ...

Free to bring fibre offers on RIP network run by Orange in Mayenne

Published 10 Nov 2017 10:29 CET | France

Free has committed to commercialising its fibre offers on the public-initiative network, known as RIP ('Reseaux d'Initiative Publique'), which will be built by Orange in the ...

Canal Plus' MyCanal service to adopt pay-per-view VoD model

Published 10 Nov 2017 10:28 CET | France

Canal Plus' MyCanal VoD service is to open a new revenue stream by selling TV series and movies on a pay-per-view basis, reports Les Echos quoting the company's distribution ...

Covage signals ambition for fibre investment in less densely populated areas of France

Published 09 Nov 2017 13:57 CET | France

French infrastructure operator Covage has welcomed the proposal made by Arcep to redistribute the areas of the country earmarked for fibre deployment in the so-called 'AMII' ...

Nokia Bell Labs and Inria renew research partnership

Published 09 Nov 2017 11:16 CET | France

Nokia Bell Labs and Inria, the French Institute for Research in Computer Science and Automation, have renewed their long-standing partnership in joint lab research for a ...

ABB and Atos win contract with French public utility RTE

Published 08 Nov 2017 15:18 CET | France

ABB and Atos Worldgrid, the Atos subsidiary specialising in the smart energy market, have secured a contract to renew the power grid control system of French public utility ...

Facebook launches money transfers over Messenger for French and UK users

Published 08 Nov 2017 10:28 CET | Europe, France, United Kingdom

Facebook users in France and the UK will soon be able to send money to their contacts via Messenger. The introduction of peer-to-peer payments in euros and British pounds ...

Orange leads French LTE cell site activations in October

Published 08 Nov 2017 09:22 CET | France

The number of LTE cell sites in operation across mainland France increased to 31,692 as of 01 November, according to the latest figures from spectrum agency ANFR. Orange ...

Orange France expands range of own-brand devices

Published 07 Nov 2017 15:03 CET | France

Orange France announced the availability of Live Cam, a 360 camera for Android devices marketed under its own brand and developed in partnership with French start-up ...

Inside Secure acquires security specialist SypherMedia

Published 07 Nov 2017 11:19 CET | France, United States, World

Inside Secure has announced the acquisition of US-based SypherMedia International (SMI) in a deal worth up to USD 10 million, to strengthen its capabilities in the provision ...

TF1 and SFR sign distribution deal ending row over carriage fees

Published 07 Nov 2017 10:20 CET | France

French broadcaster TF1 announced that it has reached an agreement with SFR for the distribution of its TV channels and replay services, ending a dispute over carriage fees ...

French ISP Vitis improves triple-play bundle with 4K content

Published 07 Nov 2017 09:25 CET | France

Vitis, a fibre ISP specialising in French public-initiative networks (known as RIP, 'Reseaux d'Initiative Publique'), has enhanced its triple-play package by offering 4K ...

Axione moves to commercialisation phase in Nord-Pas-de-Calais network

Published 07 Nov 2017 09:25 CET | France

Bouygues subsidiary Axione announced that the Nord-Pas-de-Calais public-initiative network project ('THD 59-62') has delivered the first 11,000 connected premises, which are ...

Wirecard provides mobile payment platform for Orange Bank service

Published 06 Nov 2017 17:16 CET | France

Wirecard has confirmed that its platform is behind the technical and financial processes enabling mobile payments for the new Orange Bank service. The provider said that its ...

 

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