Arcep fines Orange and SFR over rural 2G mobile coverage

Wednesday 21 September 2016 | 10:27 CET | News
French regulator Arcep has fined Orange and SFR over their failure to meet 2G coverage obligations in rural areas set within the so-called town centre not-spot programme ('zones blanches - centres-bourgs'). Orange and SFR failed to cover five and 47 town centres respectively by the 01 January 2016 deadline imposed by the regulator. As a result, Orange has received a fine of EUR 27,000, while the payment demanded from SFR amounts to EUR 380,000. The disciplinary action was settled at the end of July and was announced on 20 September as part of Arcep's mobile coverage scorecard, summarising

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Arcep / Bouygues Telecom / Orange / SFR
Countries: France
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