Orange France sues Bouygues over New Year SMS fault - report

Friday 18 February 2011 | 11:34 CET | News
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Orange France has sued Bouygues Telecom at the Paris Commercial Court, seeking several millions of Euros of damages for a technical fault that caused multiple copies of SMS to be sent during New Year's Eve. Unnamed sources told Le Figaro that Orange received the judge's authorisation to launch fast-track litigation. After the incident, the two operators blamed each other for the fault affecting millions of customers when Orange susbscribers' text messages were received several times by users of the Bouygues network.

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