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Telco OI's Only launches LTE services in Mayotte

Published 30 Oct 2019 10:22 CET | Mayotte

Telco OI, which uses the brand name Only, has joined its three competitors in Mayotte in offering LTE services. According to nPerf, the new network is live in the east of the ...

Arcep approves spectrum transfer to Maore Mobile from BJT Partners in Mayotte

Published 24 Sep 2019 12:34 CET | Mayotte

French operator Arcep published two decisions authorising BJT Partners to transfer its spectrum licences in Mayotte to Maore Mobile, the commercial brand backed by BJT ...

Comoros-Mayotte undersea cable from Orange-led consortium to become operational in Q3

Published 25 Feb 2019 21:53 CET | Africa, Comoros, Mayotte

Orange said that the deployment of the 400 km FLY-LION3 undersea cable linking Comoros and Mayotte has been completed, and that the commissioning of the cable system is now ...

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 ...

Only gets EIB financing to expand 4G coverage

Published 13 Sep 2017 11:16 CET | Mayotte, Reunion

The European Investment Bank has agreed financing of EUR 25 million for Telco OI to develop faster broadband services on the French islands of Reunion and Mayotte. Telco OI, ...

Orange to work on new Comoros-Mayotte undersea cable

Published 13 Jul 2017 11:00 CET | Africa, Comoros, Mayotte

Orange will be part of a consortium responsible for building and maintaining a new undersea cable of around 400 km linking the Comoros archipelago to Mayotte, expected to ...

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. ...

Huawei delivers Avassa submarine cable system

Published 18 Nov 2016 11:57 CET | Comoros, Mayotte

Huawei Marine Networks has delivered the Avassa submarine cable system. This will be the 10th submarine cable project that Huawei Marine has been involved with in Africa. ...

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 ...

Arcep receives 25 applications for 3G, 4G in overseas depts

Published 11 May 2016 09:48 CET | France, French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Martinique, Mayotte, Reunion, Saint Martin, St. Bart's

French telecom regulator Arcep has received 25 applications by the 10 May deadline for 3G and LTE frequency allocations in France's five overseas departments. The authority ...

Altice fined EUR 15 mln over Outremer Telecom sale

Published 19 Apr 2016 15:54 CET | France, Mayotte, Reunion

The French competition authority has fined Altice/Numericable EUR 15 million for not complying with several obligations related to its sale of Outremer Telecom in La Reunion ...

Competition fines SFR, SRR for unfair off-net call prices

Published 30 Nov 2015 11:43 CET | Mayotte, Reunion

France's Competition Authority has imposed a EUR 10.7 million fine on mobile operator SFR and its Reunion subsidiary, SRR, for unfair competition in the enterprise market. ...

Telma eyes Mauritius, Outremer to rebrand as Free next year

Published 17 Nov 2015 08:56 CET | Mauritius, Mayotte, Reunion

Madagascar operator Telma, which joined forces French group Iliad in buying Outremer Telecom in Reunion and Mayotte from Altice, is looking to expand to new markets and sees ...

Competition approves Iliad acquisition in Reunion, Mayotte

Published 21 Oct 2015 10:01 CET | France, Mayotte, Reunion

The French Competition Authority has approved Free parent company Iliad's acquisition of 50 percent of Telecom Reunion Mayotte from Madagascar diversified group Hiridjee. ...

Orange Mayotte strike enters seventh week

Published 02 Sep 2015 09:03 CET | Mayotte, Reunion

Orange Mayotte has been hit by industrial action since July 2015, reports Agence Ecofin. The employees blame management of not respecting a EUR 120 a month raise agreed in ...

Altice completes sale of mobile assets in Reunion, Mayotte

Published 03 Aug 2015 08:52 CET | Mayotte, Reunion

Altice announced that it has completed the sale of the mobile assets of Outre-Mer Telecom in La Reunion and Mayotte to Hiridjee Group, as first agreed in March. The sale is ...

French authorities approve Outremer units sale to Hiridjee

Published 16 Jun 2015 08:55 CET | Mayotte, Reunion

France's Competition Authority and telecom regulator Arcep have approved the sale of Outremer Telecom's mobile operations in Reunion and Mayotte, which use the Only brand, to ...

Altice to sell mobile ops in La Reunion, Mayotte to Telma

Published 06 Mar 2015 08:54 CET | France, Madagascar, Mayotte, Reunion

Altice is in talks to sell its mobile activities in La Reunion and Mayotte. The French group said it has entered into exclusive talks with the Hiridjee Group, the controlling ...

Outremer Telecom pulls price hike that threatened merger

Published 03 Feb 2015 11:03 CET | France, Mayotte, Reunion

Numericable-SFR subsidiary Outremer Telecom has withdrawn a price increase in Reunion and Mayotte after the French Competition Authority warned it that the measure was likely ...

Competition investigates Numericable's tactics at Outremer

Published 22 Jan 2015 13:42 CET | France, Mayotte, Reunion

France's Competition Authority has opened an investigation into how Numericable is executing its commitment to sell the mobile operations of Outremer Telecom in Reunion and ...

Altice attracts seven offers for Outremer Telecom - report

Published 16 Dec 2014 10:16 CET | France, Mayotte, Reunion

Seven candidates made offers to buy French operator SFR's Outremer Telecom mobile operations in Reunion and Mayotte by the deadline of 12 December, Les Echos reports. They ...

Orange sues SFR over pricing in Reunion, Mayotte - report

Published 30 Oct 2014 14:45 CET | France, Mayotte, Reunion

Orange has sued SFR at the Paris commercial court for EUR 135.3 million in damages from the SFR's anticompetitive behaviour in Reunion and Mayotte, BFM Business reports. ...

Competition authority conditionally approves SFR-Numericable merger

Published 28 Oct 2014 09:17 CET | France, Mayotte, Reunion

The French Competition Authority has given its conditional approval to the purchase of mobile and broadband operator SFR by cable operator Numericable and its parent company ...

Altice to sell Outremer for Numericable-SFR merger - report

Published 29 Sep 2014 14:07 CET | Caribbean, France, Mayotte, Reunion

French cable operator Numericable's parent company, Altice, is preparing to sell its 77 percent stake in fixed and mobile service operator Outremer Telecom as part of its ...

Comores Cables, SFR, Emtel sign MoU to link Comoros, Mayotte

Published 03 Sep 2014 11:36 CET | Africa, Comoros, Mayotte

Comores Cables, SFR Mayotte and Emtel have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to create a consortium called Gombessa that will connect Comoros to Mayotte by a new undersea ...