0
Wireless

Orange tops French LTE cell site activations during April

Friday 5 May 2017 | 08:44 CET | News
Spectrum agency ANFR reports that 28,439 LTE cell sites were in service as of 1 May in mainland France (excluding overseas territories). With 409 additional cell sites during April, Orange increased monthly activations for a second consecutive month, ahead of SFR (+337) and Free (+101). Bouygues Telecom remained the operator with the largest number of active sites, adding 51 during April and bringing its total to 11,693. SFR and Orange were very close behind, with 11,459 and 11,226 respectively, while Free Mobile's footprint reached 8,169 sites.

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.

Subscriptions

Already registered?



Free Headlines in your E-mail

Every day we send out a free e-mail with the most important headlines of the last 24 hours.

Subscribe now

Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: ANFR / Bouygues Telecom / Free Mobile / Orange France / SFR
Countries: France
::: add a comment
This article is part of dossier

LTE


Add comment

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Related

Orange France extends LTE coverage for travellers

Published 21 Jun 2017 12:44 CET | France | Update: 22 Jun 2017 16:19 CET
Orange France announced that from mid-July its LTE footprint will cover the Paris-Tours-Bordeaux, Paris-Le Mans-Rennes and ...

Bouygues tops French LTE cell site activations in May

Published 07 Jun 2017 13:06 CET | France
Spectrum agency ANFR reports that 28,995 LTE cell sites were in service as of 01 June in France (excluding the overseas ...

French telecom operators boost investment by 13% in 2016

Published 22 May 2017 07:33 CET | France
The amount invested by telecom operators in the French market reached a new record of EUR 8.9 billion in 2016, when excluding the ...

French MNOs make progress in white-spots and LTE roll-out

Published 19 May 2017 14:07 CET | France
French regulator Arcep has published an updated scorecard measuring the progress made in the white-spots programme (called "zones ...

SFR launches Box 4G Pro, plans faster LTE speeds from 2018

Published 15 May 2017 10:52 CET | France
SFR has announced the launch of a new business package, Box 4G Pro, which bundles an LTE-based mobile broadband service via a ...

Orange eyes 94% LTE population coverage in Normandy by Dec

Published 07 May 2017 16:18 CET | France
Orange France has expanded its LTE footprint in Normandy to reach over 83 percent of the population, compared to 14 percent in ...

French M2M market growth accelerates to 30% in Q1

Published 05 May 2017 11:03 CET | France
The positive trend in the French M2M market continued in the three months to March, as net additions improved for the fourth ...

French spectrum agency reports on small cell trial results

Published 28 Apr 2017 10:25 CET | France
French spectrum agency ANFR has published the results of a five-week small cell trial, carried out on the Orange LTE network ...

Bouygues retains lead in French LTE active cell sites

Published 05 Apr 2017 10:23 CET | France
French spectrum agency ANFR reports that 33,625 cell sites were authorised for LTE as of 01 April, of which 29,247 were in ...





Calendar   /   Industry Events

25 Jan Edgeware EGM
25 Jan The Things Conference 2021
26 Jan Verizon Communications Q4 2020
26 Jan F5 Networks fiscal Q1
26 Jan Microsoft fiscal Q2
26 Jan Meetup MENA
27 Jan KPN Q4 2020
27 Jan Extreme Networks fiscal Q2
27 Jan MediaTek Q4 2020
27 Jan Calix Q4 2020
27 Jan Facebook Q4 2020
27 Jan AT&T Q4 2020
27 Jan Corning Q4 2020
27 Jan Uptime
28 Jan Crown Castle Q4 2020
28 Jan Rogers Communications Q4 2020
28 Jan Juniper Networks Q4 2020
28 Jan Comcast Q4 2020
28 Jan Samsung Electronics Q4 2020
28 Jan Skyworks fiscal Q1
28 Jan 8x8 fiscal Q3
29 Jan Charter Communications Q4 2020
29 Jan Telia Q4 2020
29 Jan Ericsson Q4 2020
29 Jan NEC fiscal Q3
::: More Calendar Items