Orange TV growth slows but base passes 10 million

Orange saw its TV customer base pass the 10 million mark in the second quarter, but growth was at a slower rate than the prior year’s performance. The overall Orange IPTV and satellite TV base numbered 10.049 million at the end of June, up from 9.993 million in Q1 and up 4.6% year-on-year, compared with […]

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 […]

New Moldova appointment rounds off Orange management changes

Mariusz Gaca, currently VP of the management board of Orange Polska, has been named CEO of Orange Moldova, effective November 1, while current Moldova chief Julien Ducarroz’s appointment as CEO of Orange Polska has been ratified by the Orange Polska management board, in the latest of a series of management changes at the pan-European service […]

Orange hits out at ARCEP chief criticism

Orange has reacted angrily to criticism levelled against it publicly by the president of French telecom regulator ARCEP over its deployment of fibre-to-the-premises networks. Orange said in a statement that its board had met to discuss comments made by ARCEP president Sébastien Soriano about alleged deficiencies in its approach to deploying fibre networks. Soriano told […]

Orange Spain targets low cost convergence and premium TV viewers with new offerings

Orange España is attempting to capture a slice of Spain’s growing market for low-cost offerings by launching a converged fibre and mobile service, while targeting higher-spending customers with a new fibre and all-in TV offering. With an eye on the growing market for low-cost services, the operator has launched a fibre-plus-mobile convergence play from €29 […]

Orange ‘resilient’ in face of COVID-19

Orange’s performance has been “impressively resilient” in the French and Polish markets and the company is well paced to withstand the impact of COVID-19, despite ongoing weakness in its Spanish operation, according to analysts from Jefferies. According to the analysts, conversations with management ahead of the company’s Q2 results on July 30 indicated confidence that […]

Euskaltel strikes deal to use new Orange fibre nets

Spanish regional cable operator Euskaltel Group has signed a new agreement with Orange to use bitstream to access at least 1.8 million of the three million homes that Orange plans to reach with a new fibre deployment plans scheduled to run to the end of 2023. This deal is a step forward from the agreements signed […]

Orange hires new CEOs for Belgium, Poland

Orange has announced the appointment of two new CEOs for its Polish and Belgian businesses. The news comes after CEO Stéphane Richard announced in mid-June that Orange would make eight changes to its executive committee in an effort to renew focus on emerging technologies in its coronavirus recovery plans. At the time, the group announced […]

ViacomCBS extends deal with Orange in France

ViacomCBS Networks International has struck a new distribution deal with Orange that will extend the range of content and services taken by the operator from the US studio. The new deal will give Orange TV subscribers in France access to previously exclusive content from brands Nickelodeon, J-ONE and MTV. Under the agreement, the complete portfolio […]

Cosmo On streaming service launches on Orange España

Hearst-owned Spanish female-focused network Cosmopolitan TV has launched a new on-demand streaming offering, Cosmo On, on Orange’s platform. Orange is offering Cosmo On as part of its Orange TV Cine y Series package without additional cost. The service will offer over 400 new titles annually on-demand, including the exclusive debut of new political drama Bright […]

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