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Change at the top for Altice France

Altice France CEO Grégory Rabuel is leaving the company and will be replaced by Altice Média chief Arthur Dreyfuss. The management change, which was communicated in a note to employees, will also see Mathieu Cocq, until now executive director for Altice’s overseas operations SFR Caraïbe and SRR, will become chief executive of service provider arm […]

Orange’s rivals slam copper net shut-down plan

Orange’s French competitors have expressed dismay over the country’s leading telco’s plan to shut down its copper network. In submissions to a consultation organised by telecom regulator ARCEP, the telcos cited lack of transparency and lack of ambition as their principal concerns. Orange has submitted a plan that would see it stop offering xDSL in […]

SFR strikes Le Pass Ligue 1 deal with Amazon

Altice France-owned service provider SFR has struck a deal with Amazon that will see it distribute the latter’s Le pass Ligue 1 offering in France in combination with Amazon Prime and its own RMC Sport service. The deal for Le Pass Ligue 1 will enable SFR to offer the UEFA Champions League football tournament in […]

SFR acquires MVNO Syma as consolidation continues

Altice France-owned service provider SFR has extended its mobile reach by acquiring MVNO Syma, which counts around 700,000 prepaid and contract customers. The move is the latest consolidation of MVNOs in France, which has seen the number of independent operators decline recently. The acquisition of Syma, reported by Le Figaro, follows last year’s acquisition of […]

SFR combines box with projector in new offering

Altice-owned French service provider SFR has launched a new offering coupling its TV and broadband boxes with Samsung video projectors. The new proposition, which will allow users to buy or rent Samsung’s  The Freestyle projector, follows the operator’s combining of its box with a TV in 2020 and box plus game console last year. Subscribers […]

SFR launches new 8Gbps-capable Box, taking on Free

French service provider SFR, owned by Altice Group, has launched a new 8Gbps capable box, the SFR Box 8X, in a move that is seen by some observers as a direct challenge to rival Free. The SFR Box 8X, produced by Altice Labs, is a fibre modem capable of delivering speeds of up to 8Gbps. […]

Altice France acquires 100% control of Coriolis Télécom

Altice France has acquired 100% control service provider Coriolis Télécom in its latest move to consolidate smaller mobile-centric players in the French market. Altice will initially pay €298 million, with a delayed additional payment of €117 million, for the operator. The latest acquisition follows that of Afone Participations, owner of a 50% stake in mobile […]

France’s SFR sets out packages with Amazon Ligue 1 offering

Amazon’s new French top-tier football offering is now available as part of a set of new sports packages from Altice France’s SFR. The presence of Amazon’s Pass Ligue 1 on SFR’s TV box enables the Altice-owned operator to claim to have the most complete football offering of France’s ISPs. SFR also carries RMC Sport and […]

Altice’s Weill to leave the company on July 1

Altice France, SFR and Altice Media CEO Alain Weill is to leave the company on July 1. Weill is leaving the group 20 years after he created the NextRadioTV Group and six years after selling it to Altice. Weill, who is leaving to focus on other projects, said that “a new page is opening for […]

Thema adds four new channels to SFR’s African offering

Canal+ International-owned channel distributor Thema has launched four new channels as part of service provider SFR’s Le Bouquet Africain offer.   Le Bouquet Africain Découverte, the package’s basic offering, has added NCI – La Nouvelle Chaine Ivoirienne, to its line-up. Thema said that the channel has demonstrated a strong potential since launching in Africa. Novelas TV, […]

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