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Altice Europe-backed SFR FTTH acquires fibre wholesaler Covage in €1bn deal

Altice Europe and a group of financial investors have agreed to acquire Covage, the fourth largest FTTH infrastructure wholesaler in France, for €1 billion. Altice’s SFR FTTH outfit, alongside its consortium of financial investors led by OMERS Infrastructure and including Allianz Capital Partners and AXA Investment Managers – Real Assets, acting on behalf of its […]

SFR follows up set-top launch with smart home offering

Altice France/SFR has followed up the launch of its latest set-top box, the SFR Box 8 by debuting its new smart home service, SFR Home.  The operator said it was tapping the WiFi 6 capability of the SFR Box 8 and its voice command feature to offer a set of services that would appeal to […]

Altice Europe turns in better-than-expected Q3

Altice Europe has turned in better than expected results for the third quarter, with revenue up by 6.9% and adjusted EBITDA rising by 8.8% on the back of an improved performance at Altice France.  Altice France grew its residential base by 41,000 customers, with its fibre customer base increasing by 59,000 taking fibre penetration to […]

French watchdog releases Altice from key restrictions

France’s competition watchdog, the Autorité de la Concurrence, has released service provider Altice from a number of conditions imposed on its at the time of its acquisition of SFR and its combination with the former Numericable cable network. Recognising that rivals including Orange have deployed fibre networks in key parts of the country since the […]

Altice Labs unveils raft of RDK gateways for DOCSIS and PON

Altice Labs, the technology development arm of the European service provider, has unveiled a portfolio of RDK broadband gateways. TheRDK-powered gateways include a GPON gateway and a DOCIS 3.1 gateway both with Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax) capability. The line-up also includes and a DOCSIS 3.0 gateway with Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac) capability. According to the RDK organisation, […]

Amazon Prime Video to launch on Altice One

Amazon and Altice have announced the addition of Prime Video to the Altice One platform. Users in the US will be able to access the entire Prime Video catalogue with shows such as The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Carnival Row and Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan.   As per the nature of these kind of agreements, access to […]

Altice in war of words with regulator over 5G plan

Altice Portugal is engaged in a dispute with media and telecom regulator ANACOM over the pace and phasing of the country’s transfer of 700MHz. band spectrum from broadcast to support its 5G mobile rollout. Following a visit by Altice Portugal president Alexandre Fonseca to Madeira, where he was critical of the watchdog’s approach to the […]

Free signs new channels deal with Altice but sues over Virgin Mobile acquisition

Altice France/SFR has signed a new agreement with Iliad Telecom/Free for the continued carriage of its channels BFM TV, RMC Découverte, RMC Story, BFM Paris and BFM Lyon Métropole. At the same time, Free has opened hostilities with Altice on another front by filing a lawsuit. The agreement for carriage of Altice France’s TV channels […]

SFR to be first French operator to integrate Amazon Prime Video

Altice Europe has signed up to a partnership deal with Amazon Prime Video to make the Amazon service available to its SFR customers in France. The agreement means that SFR will be the first Altice operator in Europe and the first operator in France to include the Prime Video app within its TV box. Amazon […]

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