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Report: Altice to roll media assets into SFR; takes inspiration from BT

Altice founder and owner Patrick Drahi plans to turn France-based operator SFR into a fully converged telecoms and media group after being inspired by the approach taken by BT in the UK, according to reports in the French press.

Arcep report shows continued slowdown in French mobile revenue decline in Q4 2015

Arcep figures showed that the decline in mobile services revenue that started on the French market in mid-2011 continued throughout 2015, but that the rate of decrease remained on a downward trend.

Bouygues, Free first to win permits for 4G sites in France's 700 MHz band

Bouygues Telecom and Free Mobile are the first of France's four mobile operators to gain authorisation for 4G sites in the 700 MHz spectrum band.

Apple faces near €50M charge in French challenge to mobile operator contracts

Apple faced a legal challenge to its mobile operator contracts in France that could cost the company nearly €50 million ($56.7 million) in repayments if the claims are accepted by a domestic court.

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.

Sigfox partners with Altice in France, as Arqiva adds UK LPWA reseller

France-based Sigfox is expanding its presence in its domestic market and the UK as the Internet of Things (IoT) specialist further ramps up its global presence.

Vodafone and SFR renew France alliance for 4 more years

Vodafone and SFR extended a partner market agreement covering France for a further four years to 2020, while Vodafone also signed a separate agreement with SFR parent company Altice for the Dominican Republic.

Sigfox, Altice team on IoT effort in U.S., Europe and elsewhere

Altice, a France-based telecom and media group with a substantial global footprint, will integrate Sigfox's proprietary IoT network within its operations across its global network, including in the U.S. and Western Europe. The companies, along with Altice's subsidiary SFR, aim "to offer complementary connectivity solutions starting today that democratize the IoT in all sectors of the economy" including businesses and consumers.

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.