Orange strikes FTTH partnership with Bouygues Telecom

Orange/France Télécom has struck a partnership with Bouygues Telecom to share fibre infrastructure in densely populated areas in France. The pair will share infrastructure up to apartment buildings, allowing Bouygues to benefit from Orange’s existing deployment of fibre. Within buildings, Bouygues will need to build its own infrastructure or share existing cable infrastructure. The partnership […]

Bouygues offers DVR capacity upgrade

French service provider Bouygues Télécom has introduced an option allowing subscribers to increase the capacity of their Bbox TV DVRs from 40GB to 100GB. Subscribers can extend the capacity of their DVRs via the Extension 60Go option for €12. The upgrade is available to ADSL subscribers only, as Bbox Fibre customers receive a DVR with […]

LCI wins IPTV carriage deals

TF1-owned news and information channel LCI has agreed carriage deals with IPTV providers Bouygues Telecom, Orange and SFR, enlarging its distribution and potential advertising revenues. The deals follow the expiry of LCI’s exclusive contract with CanalSat at the end of December. LCI last year struck a new, non-exclusive deal with CanalSat by which the latter […]

Bouygues Telecom and Orange strike deal for TF1 channels

French service provider Bouygues Telecom and Orange/France Telecom have struck deals with French commercial broadcaster TF1 Group that will see a raft of six TF1 channels added to their pay TV platforms. The move will see channels including Ushuaïa TV, Histoire, TV Breizh, LCI, Eurosport and Eurosport 2 made available across Orange’s ADSL, fiber and […]