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France has nearly 25,700 LTE cell sites in operation

Published 07 Dec 2016 10:39 CET | France

French spectrum agency ANFR reports that 30,504 cell sites were authorised for LTE as of 01 December, of which 25,687 were in service. The overall number of sites rose by 2.9 ...

Hub One deploys Wi-Fi hotspot in Paris museum

Published 06 Dec 2016 12:01 CET | France

French business ICT company Hub One announced to have deployed a Wi-Fi hotspot service for the Maillol museum in Paris. The contract was awarded by Culturespaces, a private ...

Covage borrows EUR 15 mln to finance Grand Lyon THD project

Published 06 Dec 2016 11:11 CET | France

French infrastructure operator Covage has arranged a non-recourse senior debt of EUR 15 million to finance the 'Grand Lyon THD' project, which will see the deployment of a ...

Free Mobile extends roaming offer to New Zealand

Published 06 Dec 2016 10:37 CET | France

French operator Free Mobile has added New Zealand to the roaming offer available with its top-tier postpaid plan priced at EUR 19.99 per month (EUR 15.99 for Free broadband ...

Hub One carries out 2.6 GHz TDD LTE tests in Paris airport

Published 06 Dec 2016 10:26 CET | France

French business ICT company Hub One has carried out a series of tests to measure the performance of LTE services using 2.6 GHz TDD spectrum in the parking areas of the Paris ...

Canal Plus names Laetitia Menase as legal affairs director

Published 06 Dec 2016 10:16 CET | France

Canal Plus has appointed Laetitia Menase to the role of Group Legal Affairs director, reporting into Frederic Crepin (General Counsel and Company Secretary of Canal Plus ...

Sosh doubles data on top-tier mobile plan to 20 GB

Published 06 Dec 2016 09:15 CET | France

Sosh, Orange France's low-cost brand, has doubled the data allowance included in its top-tier mobile tariff from 10 GB to 20 GB, leaving the monthly subscription unchanged at ...

Coriolis to hire 100 customer service staff in Amiens

Published 05 Dec 2016 11:25 CET | France

French business operator Coriolis announced that its customer service division, Coriolis Service, plans to hire 100 customer service staff in Amiens, where the company has an ...

Colt names Stephanie Lynch-Habib as chief marketing officer

Published 05 Dec 2016 10:55 CET | France, World

Colt Technology Services has appointed Stephanie Lynch-Habib to the role of chief marketing officer, reporting to chief commercial officer Tom Regent. Lynch-Habib, who will ...

French operators to bring LTE to Toulouse metro in Q4 2017

Published 05 Dec 2016 10:28 CET | France

Orange, Bouygues Telecom, SFR and Free Mobile have signed an agreement with the city of Toulouse and local transport authority Tisseo-SMTC to launch LTE services across the ...

Reliance Jio connects at France-IX through 100 Gbps port

Published 05 Dec 2016 09:37 CET | France

Internet exchange point (IXP) France-IX has announced that Indian operator Reliance Jio has become the first member to be connected with a 100 Gbps port at its peering point ...

YouTube Gaming app becomes available in France

Published 02 Dec 2016 10:53 CET | France

The YouTube Gaming app has extended its reach to the French market from 1 December, after its US launch last year. Announcing the news, YouTube has also confirmed to have ...

France adds 165,000 FTTH subscribers in Q3

Published 02 Dec 2016 10:29 CET | France

The number of FTTH subscribers in France rose by 165,000 in the third quarter to 1.93 million, according to the latest figures from Arcep. Overall, broadband connections with ...

SFR claims top marks in Arcep fixed internet QoS indicators

Published 02 Dec 2016 09:07 CET | France

SFR has highlighted the positive results emerging from Arcep's latest quality of service (QoS) scoreboard for fixed internet access in mainland France. The indicators, which ...

SFR Press service becomes available to non-SFR customers

Published 02 Dec 2016 09:06 CET | France

The SFR Press subscription service has become available to non-SFR customers from 1 December, priced EUR 19.99 per month. The service, which was previously offered as an ...

SFR names new head of group communication

Published 02 Dec 2016 09:05 CET | France

SFR has appointed Severine Lebre Badre to the role of head of communication for SFR group, reporting into Regis Turrini, SFR group's general secretary. In her new position, ...

Airbus Safran Launchers ups stake in Arianespace to 74%

Published 02 Dec 2016 09:04 CET | Europe, France

Airbus Safran Launchers (ASL) has increased its stake in Arianespace from 39 to 74 percent. The announcement follows the acquisition of nearly 35 percent of the capital of ...

Spain's Cellnex closes second phase of Bouyges towers deal

Published 02 Dec 2016 08:47 CET | France, Spain

Spanish infrastructure operator Cellnex Telecom has announced that it has closed the second phase of the agreement to acquire a package of mobile telecommunications towers in ...

Fransat launches TV subscription package for children

Published 01 Dec 2016 12:13 CET | France

French satellite TV operator Fransat (part of Eutelsat) has added a new subscription package to its TV proposition, offering a bundle of five children's channels in HD from 1 ...

French banking group adopts Gemalto mobile payment solution

Published 01 Dec 2016 10:28 CET | France

French banking group CB (Groupement des Cartes Bancaires) has adopted Gemalto's white-label mobile payment solution 'Pure'. The group includes all the main banks in France ...

French police operation seizes Zone Telechargement servers

Published 01 Dec 2016 04:30 CET | France

A French police operation has been carried out as part of an ongoing investigation into Zone Telechargement, the biggest website for pirated content in France, reports Le ...

Free Mobile extends roaming offer to South Africa

Published 01 Dec 2016 04:07 CET | France

French operator Free Mobile has added South Africa to the roaming offer available with its top-tier postpaid plan priced at EUR 19.99 per month (EUR 15.99 for Free broadband ...

Mobile messaging app users grow to 149 mln in Western Europe

Published 30 Nov 2016 11:15 CET | Europe, France, Germany, United Kingdom

A new study by eMarketer estimates that steady growth in mobile messaging app users has brought the overall base in Western Europe to 149 million in 2016. The fastest growth ...

French spend nearly as much time online as watching TV

Published 30 Nov 2016 09:26 CET | France

A survey into the habits of French consumers has confirmed the increasing popularity of mobile applications and the growing adoption of internet-enabled devices, with 30 ...

France Televisions taps Net insight for overseas markets

Published 29 Nov 2016 17:01 CET | France, French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Martinique, Reunion, Saint Pierre and Miquelon

Net Insight has announced that France Televisions Reseau Outre-Mer, the network of TV and radio stations operating in France's overseas territories, has deployed its 'Nimbra ...

 

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