Orange open to Free Mobile joining LTE roaming deals

Thursday 7 June 2012 | 08:27 CET | News
France Telecom-Orange chairman and CEO Stephane Richard has opened the door to Free Mobile to join France's incumbent mobile operators in roaming agreements for LTE. Orange France, SFR and Bouygues Telecom are in network sharing talks that could see LTE services launch in Paris, Lyon and Marseille at the start of next year. Orange already has a 3G network deal in place with Free Mobile that is expected to generate EUR 1 billion of revenues over three years. In a statement a few weeks ago, Richard expressed an openness to share LTE deployment costs with SFR and Bouygues without mentioning Free

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