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France raises almost €3M more from 700 MHz auction

France concluded the final part of its recent 700 MHz spectrum auction after telecoms regulator Arcep revealed the positions that have been allocated to the country's four mobile operators within the frequency band.

France raises €2.8B from 700 MHz spectrum auction

France completed the auction of six blocks of 700 MHz frequencies after 11 rounds over two days, raising a total of €2.79 billion ($2.98 billion).

Bouygues Telecom returns to network sales growth in Q3

Bouygues Telecom said it saw a return to revenue growth from its network operations in the third quarter of 2015 for the first time since the second quarter of 2011, after mobile and fixed network sales increased slightly to €978 million ($1 billion) from €975 million a year previously.

Orange raises EBITDA target following return to growth in Q3

Orange upgraded its core profit forecast for 2015 after it reported higher third-quarter sales and EBITDA for the first time since 2009.

France to kick off 700 MHz auction on Nov. 16

France's telecoms regulator revealed in a tweet that the auction for 700 MHz spectrum assignments will start on Nov. 16 this year.

Bouygues Telecom sees higher profits and sales ahead

Bouygues Telecom remains in a bullish mood about its future as a standalone company, saying that higher sales and cost savings will help boost profitability in the longer term.

France's 4 operators apply to take part in 700 MHz spectrum auction

Bouygues Telecom, Free Mobile, Orange and SFR have all confirmed that they plan to take part in France's auction of 700 MHz spectrum assignments after each operator filed an application with the French telecoms regulator.

Altice CEO hints at no further bids for Bouygues Telecom, as it eases up on M&A

Bouygues Telecom looks to be off the hook as a potential take-over target of Altice, after the latter's CEO told reporters it is easing up on its strategy of acquisitions.

Orange CEO sees possible return of consolidation to French market in 2016

The CEO of Orange said consolidation could return to the French mobile sector in 2016 once the country has completed its 700 MHz frequency auction, which is scheduled to end later this year.

Bouygues Telecom boasts 42% of mobile customers are now on 4G

Bouygues Telecom said it had 4.1 million 4G customers at the end of June this year, meaning that 42 per cent of its mobile customer base excluding M2M is now using the high-speed mobile service.