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Telco OI increases 900 MHz spectrum holding in Mayotte

Published 08 Dec 2021 10:48 CET | Mayotte

Telco OI, the 50:50 venture owned by Iliad and Axian, is going to benefit from a larger block of 900 MHz spectrum in Mayotte. The operator, which trades under the Only brand, ...

Mobile operators in Reunion and Mayotte secure 5G spectrum in first stage of award

Published 21 Nov 2021 12:34 CET | Mayotte, Reunion

French telecom authority Arcep has awarded 5G spectrum to eight mobile network operators as part of the 5G licence assignment processes currently under way in Reunion and ...

Arcep announces candidates for 5G spectrum awards in Reunion and Mayotte

Published 13 Oct 2021 10:20 CET | Mayotte, Reunion

The 5G spectrum awards in Reunion and Mayotte have progressed to the next stage, as telecom authority Arcep announced the network operators that have successfully submitted ...

Arcep opens applications for 5G spectrum awards in Reunion and Mayotte

Published 04 Aug 2021 09:38 CET | Mayotte, Reunion

France's telecom authority Arcep has launched the two calls for applications that officially open the 5G licence assignment processes in the overseas territories of Reunion ...

TDF acquires 70% stake in TORM tower company from Telco Oi

Published 02 Jun 2021 15:13 CET | France, Mayotte, Reunion

French infrastructure operator TDF has become the majority stakeholder in TORM, the company grouping the tower assets of Telco Oi in Reunion and Mayotte, reports Next ...

French govt consults on financial rules of 5G spectrum award in Reunion, Mayotte

Published 23 Apr 2021 12:01 CET | France, Mayotte, Reunion

The award of 5G spectrum in the French overseas departments of Reunion and Mayotte has moved a step closer, as the government published a consultation document detailing how ...

Orange and SFR top mobile internet performance study in French overseas territories

Published 15 Mar 2021 10:45 CET | France, French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Martinique, Mayotte, Reunion, Saint Martin, St. Bart's

French telecom authority Arcep has published its latest annual report on mobile quality of service in the French overseas territories, highlighting an improvement in the call ...

Arcep consults on 5G spectrum award rules in Reunion and Mayotte

Published 21 Dec 2020 11:38 CET | Mayotte, Reunion

French telecom authority Arcep is seeking stakeholders' views on the draft procedure setting out the rules for the forthcoming 5G spectrum award in the overseas departments ...

Arcep consults on 5G spectrum awards in Reunion and Mayotte

Published 20 Dec 2019 10:13 CET | Mayotte, Reunion

French telecom authority Arcep has announced that during 2020, it will award 5G spectrum in the 700 MHz band in Mayotte, and in the 700 MHz and 3.5 GHz bands in Reunion. As a ...

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 ...