Orange France

Orange France launches mesh Wi-Fi repeater

Orange France has launched its new Wi-Fi 6 repeater mesh network product. The consumer Wi-Fi solution is powered by software company SoftAtHome’s Wifi’ON, and is available at Orange stores in the country. It is backwards compatible with the two latest generations of Livebox and promises to provide users with 160MHz capabilities. SoftAtHome said that Wifi’ON […]

Gamma Entertainment brings Vivid VOD to France with Orange

Gamma Broadcast Group, the broadcasting arm adult internet company Gamma Entertainment, has announced a new distribution deal with Orange France for its popular Vivid On Demand service. The VOD service will be available to Orange France customers starting in the Summer of 2019.   Michael H. Klein, head of broadcasting and licensing for Gamma Broadcast […]

RTL International launches on Orange France

RTL Group’s international pay TV channel launches today on Orange France, marking the first IP platform deal for the network. RTL International will be available as part of Orange TV’s German package and will broadcast original German content – including news, lifestyle programming, popular series and other shows made by RTL. RTL Group launched RTL […]

Orange France head named as new France Televisions chief

French media regulator the CSA has named the current executive director of Orange France, Delphine Ernotte-Cunci, as the new president of public broadcaster France Télévisions, replacing Rémy Pflimlin when his current term ends. Ernotte-Cunci, 48, who will take up her new role on August 22 and will serve for a five-year term, is the first […]

Orange launches new interface for Canal+ subs

Orange France has launched a new user interface on its TV service for Canal+ subscribers. Canal+ and Canalsat subscribers on Orange TV will be presented with a new user interface combining all their services in one place, with a menu that superimposes on whatever programme is showing at that time. Other new features include access […]

Netflix reportedly looking to Orange for French partnership

Netflix has approached several French internet service providers with a view to striking carriage deals ahead of the subscription VoD service’s likely launch in France in September, according to local reports. Orange is seen as the most likely candidate for any agreement and is at the most advanced stage in negotiations, according to a report […]

Orange France launches buy to keep service

Orange France is expanding its video-on-demand service and launching a ‘buy to keep’ and download-to-own option. Orange customers can now purchase films direct from their TV screens, allowing them to stream them repeatedly on TV, PC or Mac, with an option to download a digital copy to keep. The operator has signed deals with over […]

Orange France names new technical director

Orange France has named Laurent Benatar as technical director. Benatar will combine his new role with his existing responsibilities as information systems director, a position he has held for the past three years. Benatar replaces Philippe Chicaud, who is leaving after 35 years with the group.

Orange sees strong take-up for Livebox Play

Orange France saw a boost from its Livebox Play combined set-top and gateway offering in the first quarter, with over 300,000 subscriber signing up in the first two months.  The service, which launched on February 7, priced from €39.90 a month as part of a new multi-play package, includes a range of new features, such […]

Orange chooses Viaccess-Orca for multiscreen

Viaccess-Orca has been chosen by Orange France for the development of its new multiscreen connected platform. Viaccess-Orca’s Service Delivery Platform, RiGHTv, is enabling Orange France to offer a service on connected devices as part of Viaccess-Orca’s TV Everywhere solution. “With an average of five connected devices per household and 27 million subscribers, Orange has quite […]