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Altice appoints Michel Combes as CEO

Michel Combes was appointed CEO of Netherlands-based Altice following a management reshuffle ahead of the launch of the company's new business in the U.S.

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.

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.

SFR launches LTE at 337 Mbps using tri-band CA

SFR launched 4G or LTE Advanced services at maximum download speeds of 337.5 Mbps following the implementation of tri-band carrier aggregation (CA) technology into the company's network.

Virgin Mobile brand to vanish from France in June

The Virgin Mobile brand is set to disappear from the French mobile market following the integration of the virtual network operator with the low-cost Red by SFR brand.

Altice boosted by international businesses in Q1

Altice said group revenue fell by 2.7 per cent year on year to €4.26 billion ($4.85 billion) in the first quarter of 2016 after a "challenging" quarter in France was offset by growth in its international operations.

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.