France Telecom Newswire

France Telecom Newswire

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  1. Eurobites: Telefonica Ushers ZTE Into 5G TentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | Light Reading

    Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telecom Italia Sparkle takes AWS Direct Connect to Israel; BSS transformation goes bite-sized; CityFibre does deal with Level 3. The 5G speed-dating continues apace: In the same week that it cemented its 5G relationship with Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. , Telefonica has signed a 5G development agreement with that other Chinese heavyweight, ZTE Corp. .

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  2. Eurobites: Swiss Not Neutral on 5GRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 16 | Light Reading

    Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: EC proposes wholesale roaming charge cuts; MBNL heads to Ireland for service assurance; Orange Money makes French connection. The European 5G frenzy continues, and this time it's Swisscom AG and Ericsson AB getting together to launch the "5G for Switzerland" initiative, the usual collaborative effort that draws on industry partners and academia to drive the technology forward.

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  3. Eurobites: Vodafone's Billing Is Shocking, Say UK CustomersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 9 | Light Reading

    Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Tesco offers mobile ads for bill discounts; Russia settles with Google over app pre-loading issues; our thumbs are getting fatter. Vodafone UK 's billing system is in disarray, prompting thousands of customer complaints, according to a report on consumer website MoneySavingExpert.com.

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  4. Eurobites: Orange's M&A Plans Squashed by EU Hard LineRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 2 | Light Reading

    Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Regulators dig in on net neutrality; German CDN taps Zayo; Samsung Pay makes European debut in Spain. A top Orange executive has said that recent European Commission opposition to proposed mergers have made it highly unlikely that the French giant will be pursuing any major M&A action in the foreseeable future, according to a Financial Times report .

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  5. Paris on a (Connected Electric) Scooter | EE TimesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 31 | EETimes

    ... will change over time, he said. But for now, it uses a GSM-based M2M communication link offered by France Telecom's Orange. The electric scooters are "connected," not on the Internet but on "Orange's private network," according to the CEO. Cityscoot ...

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  6. Paris on a (Connected Electric) ScooterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 27 | EETimes

    ... will change over time, he said. But for now, it uses a GSM-based M2M communication link offered by France Telecom's Orange. The electric scooters are "connected," not on the Internet but on "Orange's private network," according to the CEO. Cityscoot ...

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  7. Opex Gloom Grows in New NFV SurveyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 27 | Light Reading

    Big Communications Event 2016 -- A growing number of service providers do not expect virtualization to reduce operating costs, while planning for NFV has suffered setbacks during the past six months, according to new data published by Heavy Reading. In a survey of 40 service providers carried out this month, around 10% said they did not expect virtualization to result in lower operating costs, up from 2% during a survey in November last year.

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  8. Eurobites: EU Vetoes O2/3 ComboRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | Light Reading

    Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Brussels studies Deutsche Telekom's vectoring plan; Nokia brings LTE-Advanced to Jeddah; Mobistar turns Orange. It's official: O2 into 3 won't go.

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  9. 9 Global Telcos Back Open APIs SchemeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2016 | Light Reading

    TM Forum Live! -- Nine of the world's biggest service providers have thrown their collective weight behind the TM Forum's Open APIs initiative as they look to minimize the complexity of their back-office systems and tap into partnership opportunities. Axiata Group Berhad , Bharti Airtel Ltd. , BT Group plc , China Mobile Ltd. , China Unicom Ltd. , NTT Group , Orange , Telefonica and Vodafone Group plc will adopt the APIs developed under the TM Forum program as part of their IT strategies, it was revealed earlier today at the TM Forum Live! event in Nice, France.

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  10. Eurobites: Orange on the Up in Q1Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2016 | Light Reading

    Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: EE trials programmable network in Scotland; Nokia buys health wearables company; TalkTalk launches non-subscription video streaming service. First-quarter revenues inched up 0.6% year-on-year to 10 billion for Orange , while underlying EBITDA was also up, by 0.3%, the operator claimed.

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  11. Vodafone to 'Crush' LoRa, Sigfox With NB-IoTRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2016 | Light Reading

    Vodafone reckons the emerging NB-IoT standard will be the death of rival technologies like Sigfox and LoRa, which have been relying on the use of unlicensed spectrum to support services. NB-IoT is one of several licensed-spectrum technologies designed to overcome the power and distance limitations of mainstream cellular standards in Internet of Things settings.

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  12. Eurobites: Orange Seals Bank Acquisition DealRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2016 | Light Reading

    Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Viva Bahrain deploys Huawei's triple-beam technology; Telia in Nepalese tax tussle; Telenor seeks ideas in its own backyard. Orange has followed through on its plan to enter the European banking market by agreeing to acquire a 65% stake in Groupama Banque, which will be renamed Orange Bank and begin offering a range of banking services in France in 2017, with potential launches in Belgium and Spain at a later date.

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  13. Eurobites: Hutchison Rules Out Further Concessions on 3/O2 DealRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2016 | Light Reading

    Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Sky profits up 12%; Orange completes DRC acquisition; Tele2 sees profits slip in Q1. Hutchison Whampoa Ltd. does not intend to make any further concessions to win approval for the proposed merger of 3 and Telefonica UK Ltd. , despite the negative vibes coming out from both the UK and European antitrust authorities on the matter, reports Reuters .

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  14. Sigfox Slams 'Proprietary' LoRa, Costly LTERead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2016 | Light Reading

    Sigfox has hit back at recent criticism of its Internet of Things technology, arguing that LoRa, a low power, wide area rival, is not really open and that cellular technology will fail to address its IoT shortcomings. The French company is currently deploying IoT networks in a total of 17 countries and recently announced a major partnership with Altice , which maintains extensive cable and mobile-phone networks in France and the US.

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  15. Eurobites: Nokia Teams Up on 5G in TurkeyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2016 | Light Reading

    Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ericsson trumpets 5G progress; Com Hem COO steps down; Opera Software bid extended. Turk Telekomunikasyon A.S. is to make its network infrastructure available to Nokia Corp. for real-time testing of 5G and Internet of Things technologies for applications related to metering, smart homes and smart cities, among other areas.

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  16. Eurobites: Vodafone Livid as German Regulator Approves DT's Vectoring PlansRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2016 | Light Reading

    Also in today's regional roundup: Orange appoints healthcare services chief; M&A in the UK's managed services sector; Spanish FTTH lines top 3.4 million; Ciena lands utility network deal in Germany. German regulator Bundesnetzagentur has rejected complaints from the country's competitive operators about the market impact of Deutsche Telekom AG 's plans to invest further in its copper broadband access network, reports Reuters .

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  17. Spatial Audio Expert Rozenn Nicol To Present Heyser Memorial Lecture...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2016 | Mi2n

    ... at the Institut Francais de Recherche pour l'Exploitation de la Mer. During her PhD research, she worked at France Telecom on the design and assessment of a spatial audio rendering system based on wavefield synthesis for high quality video ...

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  18. Rozenn Nicol To Present Heyser Memorial Lecture At 140th AES International ConventionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2016 | Live Design Online

    ... at the Institut Franais de Recherche pour l'Exploitation de la Mer. During her PhD research, she worked at France Telecom on the design and assessment of a spatial audio rendering system based on wavefield synthesis for high quality video ...

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  19. AES Heyser Lecture To Get Immersive Mar 25, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2016 | Pro Sound News

    ... at the Institut FranA ais de Recherche pour l'Exploitation de la Mer. During her PhD research, she worked at France Telecom on the design and assessment of a spatial audio rendering system based on wavefield synthesis for high quality video ...

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  20. Spatial Audio Expert Rozenn Nicol To Present At 140th AES International ConventionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2016 | ProSoundWeb

    ... at the Institut Francais de Recherche pour l'Exploitation de la Mer. During her PhD research, she worked at France Telecom on the design and assessment of a spatial audio rendering system based on wavefield synthesis for high quality video ...

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