Orange taps SoftAtHome for LiveBox 7 speed test

Orange France has tapped SoftAtHome to provide an ‘eco-conscious’ speed test for its recently launched LiveBox 7 Orange launched the device, its latest home gateway capable of delivering ultra-fast internet speeds up to 8Gbps for businesses, last year. Leveraging Wi-Fi 6E and SoftAtHome’s Wifi’ON, the LiveBox 7 supports multiple devices across its three frequency bands. […]

French service providers circle La Poste Mobile

French service providers Free, Bouygues Telecom and Orange have each made a bid to acquire a 51% majority stake on MVNO La Poste Mobile, according to financial daily Les Echos, with 49% shareholder SFR reportedly inclined to sell rather than bid itself. La Poste Mobile, majority owned by the French postal service with 2.3 million […]

Orange sees modest rise in TV base

Orange saw its TV subscriber base increase modestly in the fourth quarter of 2023 amid a set of overall solid results. The telco ended with 12.458 million IPTV and satellite TV customers globally, up from 12.449 million in September, despite a decline in Orange’s overall fixed broadband base. While broadband numbers dipped, the company’s FTTH […]

EC sets February deadline for MásMovil-Orange decision

The EU’s competition watchdog has set a February 15 deadline for its decision on the merger of MásMóvil and Orange España. The setting of the deadline follows remedies offered by the companies to address the EC’s competition concerns. The competition regulator had paused its probe in July to wait while the two parties provided additional […]

Orange launches new ‘super app’ for Africa and Middle East

Orange is launching a ‘super app’ for mobile devices aggregating multiple service offerings and targeted at users in Africa and the Middle East. The app, which Orange says builds on the success of its My Orange and Orange Money applications, used by over 22 million customers daily, will bring together telecoms, financial services, and e-commerce […]

Orange TV Spain launches on Apple TV

Orange TV España is being made available via Apple TV devices from this month. Orange said that its customers with Apple TV boxes would be able to enjoy content including its football offering. Orange is the only alternative provider of both first and second tier LaLiga football – LaLiga EA Sports and LaLiga Hypermotion – […]

Orange launches new Livebox 7

Orange has launched a new set-top/home gateway device, the Livebox 7, the latest entry in France’s ongoing battle for box supremacy between leading ISPs. The new device is compatible with Orange’s XGS-PON fibre network,  which now offers speeds of up to 5Gbps downstream and 1Gbps upstream for residential customers. Orange said it was also extending […]

Orange España to offer full line-up of football

Orange España is to distribute Spanish and international football as part of its offering for the coming season. Orange said it was once again positioning itself as an alternative platform to Telefónica for football fans by distributing LaLiga first and second division football, the Copa del Rey, UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League and Europa […]

EC presses pause on Orange-MásMovíl merger probe

The European Commission has pressed pause on its probe into the planned €18.6 billion merger of Orange España and rival MásMovíl to get more information from the parties involved. The EC ‘stopped the clock’ on its investigation in a procedure triggered when the parties fail to provide important information that has been requested. The clock […]

Orange posts strong quarter, but mixed picture for TV numbers

Orange had 11.8 million TV customers globally at the end of of the second quarter, down sequentially from 11.9 million, but up year-on-year from 11.6 million. In France, the operator had over 7.926 million TV homes at the end of Q2, down from 7.907 million in the previous quarter but up from 7.,846 million last […]

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