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French mobile operators signal end to national roaming agreements

France's mobile operators submitted amendments to existing national roaming agreements by the Jun. 15 deadline set by regulator Arcep, indicating that they intend to phase out such agreements by either end-2018 or 2020.

Report: Hutchison, VimpelCom pave way for new mobile player in Italy

CK Hutchison and VimpelCom offered to divest sufficient network assets and spectrum to create a new mobile operator on the Italian market in order to secure regulatory approval of the proposed merger of their respective businesses in Italy, Reuters reported.

Altice and Orange chiefs dampen hopes of imminent M&A in France

Orange CEO Stephane Richard and Patrick Drahi, the president and founder of SFR parent Altice, indicated this week that they do not expect to see a further consolidation of the French telecoms markets at least in the near future.

Bouygues Telecom reverts to standalone strategy after Orange talks collapse

Bouygues Group said its telecoms unit would resume its previous strategy as a standalone operator after talks on a potential merger with Orange finally collapsed before the extended deadline of Apr. 3.

Report: 'Real progress' made in Orange-Bouygues talks

Talks on a potential takeover of Bouygues Telecom by Orange are entering the home straight, although it still appears possible that a merger may not happen at all.

Iliad's Free continues unstoppable growth in France's mobile market

Iliad reported strong revenue and subscriber growth in 2015, as the enfant terrible of France's mobile market continued to be a thorn in the side of rivals with apparently unstoppable growth.

Report: Tesco plans to take full control of MVNO if Hutchison buys O2 UK

Tesco emerged as another company that hopes to benefit from the potential takeover of O2 UK by CK Hutchison, after reports said the UK supermarket giant views the proposed merger of O2 with Three as an opportunity to take full control of its MVNO business in the country.

Orange says no deal reached as yet in Bouygues talks

Orange refuted speculation that a deal to help it secure approval for a potential acquisition of rival Bouygues Telecom was imminent and said talks were still ongoing.

Xavier Niel: Leaving no stone unturned

French billionaire and entrepreneur Xavier Niel reportedly approached UK regulator Ofcom to discuss a potential entry to the market by snapping up any mobile infrastructure CK Hutchison relinquishes in its bid to acquire O2 UK.

Orange M&A rumours continue to swirl

Orange remained at the centre of takeover speculation this week amid continuing rumours that the France-based company is looking for acquisitions in its domestic market as well as in the wider European market.