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Orange cleared to sell Armenian unit to local ISP Ucom

Orange gained regulatory clearance for a deal to sell its Armenian business to local internet service provider Ucom.

Vodafone Group leaves race for Lebanese mobile operator management

Vodafone Group dropped out of the race to gain a Lebanese management contract that would have seen it run one of the county's two government-owned mobile operators, Reuters reported.  

Orange finalises acquisition of last Jazztel shares

Orange announced it has completed its €3.4 billion ($3.7 billion) acquisition of Spanish operator Jazztel by acquiring the remaining 5.25 per cent of Jazztel's share capital.  

Orange prepares mobile and fixed tariff price rises in Spain

Orange announced plans to increase the cost of its mobile and fixed line services in Spain, meaning the market will be the latest to see consumer price increases following consolidation in the number of operators.

Arcep permits Orange and SFR to refarm 1800 MHz spectrum for 4G

French telecoms regulator Arcep authorised SFR and Orange to refarm frequencies in the 1800 MHz frequency band for use with 4G services with effect from May 25, 2016.

SFR, Orange signal recovery as Q2 trends show promise

Numericable-SFR reported strong growth in core earnings in the second quarter of 2015, and also said revenue trends improved both sequentially and compared to the same period of last year.

Europe's fragile mobile market continues to show improving trends

In May, a selection of quarterly results from some of Europe's largest operators indicated that the tide might be turning in the region's mobile sector. Now, as results for the April-June period start to emerge, the omens still look good as some operators report a return to revenue growth for the first time in some years.

Orange boosts stake in Moroccan operator Méditel to 49%

Orange increased its stake in Moroccan operator Méditel to 49 per cent, continuing its quest to strengthen its presence in Africa and the Middle East.

Mobistar reports drop in Q2 earnings but maintains 2015 forecast

Mobistar said second-quarter profits fell as a result of lower roaming rates in the European Union, but the Orange-owned Belgian operator noted that it gained customers in all segments and is maintaining its full-year EBIDTA guidance for 2015.

Orange in talks to sell Armenia business as it eyes 4 Bharti units in Africa

Orange has entered into exclusive discussions with Ucom, an Armenian Internet service provider, on the sale of 100 per cent of its mobile subsidiary Orange Armenia.