Bouygues Telecom


DTVE Digital Symposium tackles the bandwidth challenge facing operators in the post-COVID-19 era

The COVID-19 lockdown has seen massive spikes in broadband consumption and in the use of streaming video. Broadband connectivity has never been more important in delivering reliable premium service offerings. However, video service providers face big challenges in continuing to upgrade their infrastructure in a way that makes economic sense in the face of increased […]

Bouygues Telecom weathers COVID-19 storm

A strong uplift in mobile subscribers post-lockdown has helped France’s Bouygues Telecom weather the COVID-19 storm, with the company posting solid first half results. Parent company Bouygues said that the telco’s new adds since opening its stores on May 11 had been higher than before the crisi, giving its figures a powerful boost. The company […]

Mediapro secures Téléfoot deal with Bouygues Telecom

Spanish broadcaster and producer Mediapro has followed up the deal it struck with Altice France for UEFA Champions League rights and carriage on Altice’s French service provider SFR’s TV service by striking a second telecom carriage deal with Bouygues Telecom. The agreement with Bouygues as the second service provider to sign up for the football […]

FranceTV Publicité deals with Orange, Bouygues set stage for targeted advertising

France Télévisions’ advertising arm FranceTV Publicité has struck separate targeted advertising partnerships with service providers Orange and Bouygues Telecom within a few days of each other. The Orange partnership, which was announced last week, will see Orange and FranceTV Publicité bring addressable advertising to Orange TV customers, subject to data protection rules. The agreement will […]

SFR and Bouygues Telecom launch box-free TV with Samsung smart TVs

French service providers SFR and Bouygues Telecom have simultaneously launched box-free TV offers with TV services available from smart TV apps. Bouygues Telecom’s BBox Smart TV offering is part of a triple-play package that provides TV access via a B.TV+ app pre-installed exclusively on Samsung smart TVs. Bouygues said that the offering was designed to […]

Bouygues Telecom announces Amazon Prime deal

French operator Bouygues Telecom has signed a deal with Amazon to bring Prime Video to its Android set top boxes. Bouygues Telecom customers who are already Prime members can access the Prime Video app now from their Android set-top box. Through this, users will have access to Prime content such as American Gods, Carnival Row […]

Bouygues Telecom turns in solid Q2

French service provider Bouygues Telecom has posted solid Q2 numbers, with growth in both its fibre and mobile bases. In the fixed segment, its FTTH base continued to grow, with 176,000 new customers added in first-half 2019, of which 82,000 were in the second quarter. The FTTH penetration rate reached 20% at end-June 2019 versus […]

Bouygues Telecom teams with iFeelSmart for new Android TV launcher

French operator Bouygues Telecom has announced a deal to bring iFeelSmart’s Centaurus Android TV Operator Tier custom launcher to its BBox Android TV Operator Tier set-top box. Demonstrating the strong market trend around Android TV for pay TV operators, the partnership will see millions of Bouygues customers with the updated user interface. iFeelSmart provides applications […]

Bouygues Telecom taps AirTies for WiFi

French service provider Bouygues Telecom has tapped technology outfit AirTies to provide its WiFi software and Mesh extenders to its broadband subscribers. Bouygues Telecom will integrate AirTies Smart WiFi software with subscribers’ existing Bbox gateways. Bouygues Telecom will also offer AirTies’ Air 4830 Mesh extenders, powered by Quantenna, to provide high-speed Wi-Fi throughout subscribers’ homes. “At […]

Bouygues Telecom names Edward Bouygues as strategy chief

French service provider Bouygues Telecom has made a raft of new management appointments following last November’s naming of Olivier Roussat as president and Richard Viel as CEO, including the naming of founder Martin Bouygues’ son Edward as director of strategy. Edward Bouygues, who was previously head of Réseau Clubs Bouygues Telecom (RCBT), the group’s point-of-sale […]

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