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Orange increases cost savings to stabilise margin

Tuesday 29 July 2014 | 08:45 CET | News
Orange reported a small improvement in its adjusted EBITDA margin for the first half of 2014, to 31.3 percent from 31.1 a year earlier, thanks to cost reductions. Revenues were still down 4.9 percent to EUR 19.59 billion, with divestments such as Orange Dominicana reducing sales by 0.8 percent and currency effects taking another 0.6 percent off revenue. On a comparable basis and excluding regulatory effects, sales fell 2.3 percent in the second quarter, a smaller drop than the 3.0 percent fall in Q1 and 3.8 percent drop in Q4. Adjusted EBITDA for the first half declined 4.3 percent to EUR

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