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Mobile internet data speeds double in most French overseas territories – study

Published 03 Dec 2019 10:22 CET | France, French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Martinique, Reunion, St. Bart's

French regulator Arcep has published its second report on mobile coverage and quality of service across the French overseas territories, highlighting a clear improvement ...

Orange Caraibe activates 900 Mbps LTE-A service

Published 31 Jul 2019 09:15 CET | Caribbean, French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Martinique

Orange Caraibe has started rolling out its latest LTE-A network upgrade, delivering a maximum download speed of 900 Mbps. The upgrade relies on tri-band carrier aggregation ...

Orange selects Infinera's ICE4 platform for Martinique-Guadeloupe undersea cable

Published 17 Apr 2019 10:46 CET | Caribbean, Guadeloupe, Martinique

Infinera announced that its fourth-generation Infinite Capacity Engine, ICE4, has been deployed by Orange on the Martinique-Guadeloupe segment of the Kanawa submarine cable. ...

Altice Labs implements NGIN CCP for OMT

Published 05 Apr 2019 08:31 CET | French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Martinique

Altice Labs has implemented the NGIN CCP advanced system for Outremer Telecom (OMT). The system will perform the functions of convergent billing and traffic control system ...

Competition authority eases Canal+ Telecom regulation in French overseas territories

Published 11 Feb 2019 16:10 CET | France, French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Martinique, Reunion, St. Bart's

France's competition authority has published a ruling on the regulatory obligations under which Canal+ Telecom must operate in the overseas territories within the Atlantic ...

Canal+ Telecom tops nPerf fixed broadband speed rankings in Guadeloupe and Martinique

Published 05 Feb 2019 08:37 CET | Caribbean, French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Martinique

Canal+ Telecom earned the title of best fixed broadband provider in Guadeloupe and Martinique in a study compiled by nPerf based on performance metrics gathered throughout ...

SFR tops nPerf's mobile internet performance study in French Guiana, Guadeloupe and Martinique

Published 14 Jan 2019 11:16 CET | France, French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Martinique

Altice France's SFR Caraibe subsidiary earned the title of best mobile internet provider in French Guiana, Guadeloupe and Martinique, in a study compiled by internet speed ...

Orange Bank launches services in Guadaloupe, French Guiana, Martinique and Reunion

Published 12 Oct 2018 09:27 CET | France, French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Martinique, Reunion

Orange Bank announced that its services are now available beyond mainland France, in Guadaloupe, French Guiana, Martinique, and Reunion. The launch matches the existing offer ...

SFR and Huawei complete 5G test in Guadaloupe

Published 10 Sep 2018 10:25 CET | Guadeloupe

SFR announced that it has achieved a peak speed of 1.4 Gbps during its first 5G test carried out in Guadaloupe, where it operates under the SFR Caraibe brand on what was ...

Arcep expands mobile coverage mapping tool to French overseas territories

Published 11 Jul 2018 11:11 CET | France, French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Martinique, Mayotte, Reunion

French regulator Arcep has published a report on mobile coverage and quality of service across the French overseas territories, coinciding with the announcement that its ...

Orange tests 900 Mbps LTE-A service in Guadeloupe

Published 09 Jul 2018 10:18 CET | Guadeloupe

Orange Caraibe announced the completion of a first series of technical tests in Guadeloupe to prepare for the launch of a faster LTE-A service, with theoretical maximum ...

Sosh launches mobile offering in French overseas territories

Published 13 Nov 2017 17:54 CET | Caribbean, French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Martinique, St. Bart's

Sosh, Orange's low-cost brand, has entered the market in the French overseas territories with a range of LTE voice and data plans sold online on the recently launched Sosh ...

Orange France prepares commercial launch of Sosh Caraibe

Published 01 Nov 2017 10:39 CET | France, French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Martinique

Sosh, Orange France's low-cost brand, will soon launch commercial services in the overseas territories of French Guiana, Guadeloupe and Martinique. The new Sosh Caraibe ...

Orange names Thierry Kergall as director of Orange Caraibe

Published 04 Oct 2017 10:42 CET | Caribbean, French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Martinique, St. Bart's

Orange has announced that Thierry Kergall has replaced Vincent Poujol as director of its Orange Caraibe business unit. Kergall was previously Orange customer service director ...

Vodafone Foundation deploys 3G network in Guadalupe to support hurricane victims

Published 14 Sep 2017 09:03 CET | Caribbean, Guadeloupe

The foundation will work with the French-based non-governmental organisation 'Telecoms sans frontieres' (Telecom without borders) to restore mobile communications in the ...

France to fund network capacity boost for overseas markets

Published 03 Jul 2017 11:22 CET | French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Martinique, Mayotte, Reunion, St. Bart's

The French government has announced a new initiative for the overseas territories, which makes available state funding to broadband operators in St. Pierre and Miquelon, St. ...

Digicel acquires IDOM Technologies

Published 05 May 2017 19:34 CET | Caribbean, French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Martinique, Reunion

Digicel has agreed the full acquisition of IDOM Technologies, an ICT operator with a presence in the French overseas territories of the West Indies and Indian Ocean, reports ...

Orange to extend FTTH coverage in Guadeloupe

Published 06 Feb 2017 11:28 CET | Guadeloupe

Orange has committed to extending its FTTH coverage in Guadeloupe by covering around 30 percent of households and businesses in the municipality of Petit-Bourg, benefiting ...

Orange to build submarine cable for French overseas markets

Published 02 Feb 2017 09:27 CET | Guadeloupe, Guyana, Martinique

Orange announced plans to invest EUR 35 million on a submarine fibre-optic cable which will deliver additional bandwidth capacity in the French overseas markets of Guyana, ...

Orange opens first smart store in Guadeloupe

Published 05 Dec 2016 12:06 CET | Guadeloupe

Orange's subsidiary Orange Caraibe has opened its first concept store in Guadeloupe under the 'Smart Store' initiative, announced as part of the group's Essentiels2020 ...

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 ...

Arcep gives green light for LTE launch in overseas markets

Published 25 Nov 2016 10:58 CET | France, French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Martinique, Saint Martin, St. Bart's

Arcep announced that operators are free to launch LTE services in the French overseas markets of Guiana, Reunion, Mayotte, Guadeloupe-Martinique and St. Barthelemy-St. ...

Orange Caraibe confirms imminent launch of LTE, LTE-A

Published 24 Nov 2016 16:54 CET | French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Martinique, St. Bart's

Orange Caraibe announced the imminent launch of LTE and LTE-A commercial services in the French overseas markets of Guadeloupe, Martinique, St. Barthelemy, St. Martin and ...

Arcep awards LTE licences in French overseas markets

Published 14 Oct 2016 10:37 CET | France, French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Martinique, Mayotte, Reunion, St. Bart's

Arcep has announced the results of the LTE spectrum awards in the French overseas markets of French Guiana, Reunion, Mayotte, Guadeloupe-Martinique and St Barthelemy-St ...

Sigfox, Ideo Caraibes begin Caribbean IoT network rollout

Published 23 Jun 2016 14:53 CET | French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Martinique

French Antilles operator Ideo Caraibes has begun installing the dedicated IoT network of French operator Sigfox in Guadeloupe, Martinique and French Guiana, reports local ...