France's used mobile phone market takes off

Friday 21 September 2012 | 09:29 CET | News
France's used mobile phone market has taken off thanks to the trend of buying more expensive phones with higher resale value and the purchase of unsubsidised phones through Free Mobile and other low-cost brands. Anovo subsidiary Love2recycle's Europe director, Christian Lefferere, told AFP that the unit launched in France three years ago is seeing an explosion in the sale of reconditioned phones. Around 20 million new phones are bought every year and half of them are being collected by members of French telecom federation FFT, with the change being witnessed in the last two years. With the

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