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Orange to launch Djingo speaker with Alexa support by spring, alongside new smart home, security services

Published 12 Dec 2018 14:55 CET | Europe, France

Orange presented a range of new products and services at its annual Hello Show on 12 December. The event was also the opportunity to announce that the Djingo smart speaker, ...

French spectrum agency finds mobile internet speed improvement in small cell trials

Published 12 Dec 2018 12:33 CET | France

French spectrum agency ANFR has published a report summarising the findings of the three small cell trials conducted over the last two years with three of the country's ...

French regulator hails productive year for online tool gathering complaints on telecom operators

Published 12 Dec 2018 10:31 CET | France

French regulator Arcep marked the one-year anniversary of the "J'alerte l'Arcep" (I alert Arcep) online tool with a presentation of the key actions taken since the launch of ...

French operators respond to Macron's public address with 'solidarity' bonus for employees

Published 12 Dec 2018 09:45 CET | France

Altice, Iliad and Orange are among the companies that have pledged to pay a "solidarity" bonus to part of their French workforce in response to a speech by President Emmanuel ...

Google Pay becomes available in France

Published 11 Dec 2018 14:26 CET | France

Google announced on its blog that the Google Pay digital wallet is now available in France. At launch, customers will be able to use the service in association with a ...

French regulator Arcep publishes price ceilings for wholesale VGAST services in B2B market

Published 11 Dec 2018 11:25 CET | France

Arcep has published a decision on the price ceilings applicable to wholesale VGAST services in the B2B market for the 2019-2020 period. The monthly charges are set at EUR ...

Bouygues Telecom makes progress with Keyyo acquisition

Published 10 Dec 2018 19:27 CET | France

Bouygues Telecom is moving forward with the planned acquisition of B2B operator Keyyo, announced at the end of October. The company said that employee representatives have ...

Free Mobile launches EUR 8.99 deal for life on flash sales site Vente-privee

Published 10 Dec 2018 11:07 CET | France

Free Mobile has for the first time launched a flash sale of its discounted EUR 8.99 plan for life, instead of limiting the price reduction at the first twelve months, reports ...

Cellnex, Bouygues ink new EUR 250 mln deal to build 88 edge computing centres

Published 10 Dec 2018 10:47 CET | France, Spain

Spanish operator Cellnex Telecom has announced a new agreement with Bouygues Telecom to build 88 "strategic telecommunications centres" in France over 5 years at a cost of up ...

Advertising agencies FranceTV Publicite, Canal+ Advertising win contract with FMM and TV5Monde

Published 10 Dec 2018 09:57 CET | Africa, France, World

FranceTV Publicite has partnered with Canal+ Advertising to secure a three-year contract for advertising agency services from French international broadcaster TV5Monde and ...

Orange keeps lead in French LTE cell sites, adds 16 5G test sites in November

Published 07 Dec 2018 15:00 CET | France

The number of LTE sites in operation across mainland France increased by 572 in November to reach 37,500 as of 01 December, based on the latest report from spectrum agency ...

French market can remain with 4 operators – Iliad CEO

Published 06 Dec 2018 16:09 CET | France

Iliad CEO Thomas Reynaud told Europe 1 that the topic of French market consolation is not a main concern for the company, as it intends to remain independent. Asked which ...

French regulator Arcep advances plan to improve mobile mapping tool with crowdsourcing

Published 06 Dec 2018 13:14 CET | France

France's telecom authority Arcep has made progress in its roadmap to improve the online mapping tool for mobile services launched last year (https://www.monreseaumobile.fr), ...

FTTH lines account for 15% of French broadband market in Q3

Published 06 Dec 2018 10:41 CET | France

FTTH subscriptions in mainland France and the overseas territories reached a 15 percent share of the overall fixed broadband market at end-September, up by nearly 5 points in ...

French online bank Boursorama offers Samsung Pay to customers

Published 05 Dec 2018 10:43 CET | France

Boursorama's customers will now be able to use their bank card with the Samsung Pay digital wallet on selected Samsung Galaxy smartphones. The French online bank has already ...

Spain's Mediapro awarded French Ligue 2 rights

Published 05 Dec 2018 09:28 CET | France, Spain

The French professional football league (LFP) has awarded Spanish broadcaster Mediapro the domestic media rights for its second tier (Ligue 2) for the 2020-21 to 2023-24 ...

OCS selects Cantemo's Iconik platform for content asset management

Published 04 Dec 2018 17:32 CET | France

Pay-TV company OCS, majority owned by Orange, has deployed the Iconik media asset management platform developed by Swedish-based start-up Cantemo. Iconik will facilitate the ...

Free unveils new Freebox STB models, launches new broadband plans with Netflix

Published 04 Dec 2018 13:31 CET | France

French operator Free has unveiled two new Freebox versions, each available with new broadband plans that include Netflix Essentiel within the monthly subscription. The ...

Smartphone popularity keeps rising in France as tablets and PCs see decline – Arcep

Published 03 Dec 2018 16:56 CET | France

Smartphone penetration has remained on a steady upward trend among French consumers, rising to 75 percent in mid-2018 from 73 percent a year earlier, according to the latest ...

Free kicks off teaser ad campaign ahead of Freebox 7 STB launch

Published 03 Dec 2018 09:26 CET | France

French operator Free has released a teaser ad campaign to generate interest in its long awaited Freebox 7 set-top box. The theme of the campaign, which includes TV and ...

Altice France agrees EUR 3.6 bln equity partnership to roll out FTTH network

Published 30 Nov 2018 10:25 CET | France

Altice France has entered into an exclusivity agreement with a group of investors to sell a 49.99 percent stake in SFR FTTH, a new fibre venture that will bring fibre ...

SFR stores use virtual reality to showcase RMC Sport, Discovery and other channels

Published 29 Nov 2018 09:40 CET | France

French operator SFR has announced the launch of an initiative in eighteen of its retail stores which aims to promote TV content using virtual reality. Until 15 December, ...

Huawei to open new R&D centre in France

Published 28 Nov 2018 16:35 CET | France

Huawei announced plans to open an R&D centre in the French city of Grenoble, which will be mainly focused on smartphone sensors and parallel computing software development. ...

TDF inaugurates new data centre near Bordeaux

Published 28 Nov 2018 13:52 CET | France

French infrastructure operator TDF has inaugurated a second data centre in the Bordeaux metropolitan area. The new facility is located in the municipality of Bouliac, where ...

Arcep drops planned deregulation of wholesale market for DTT broadcasting services

Published 28 Nov 2018 10:57 CET | France

French regulator Arcep has published a draft decision for consultation on the wholesale market for digital terrestrial television (DTT) services, in which it proposes to ...

 

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