Keyword: télécoms

French telecoms operators Orange, Bouygues in tie-up talks

The companies, two of the four current players in the market, said talks are taking place on Orange buying Bouygues's telecoms arm.

French government backs Nokia bid for Alcatel-Lucent

France's economy minister said the Finnish company's takeover of its smaller French rival would be 'a good move' for Alcatel Lucent.

Telecoms firm Huawei looks to invest in France

Founder of Chinese company has met French premier Manuel Valls over plans to invest €1.5 billion in smartphone development.

Orange rules out French telecoms consolidation deals

Decision casts doubts over immediate prospect of reducing number of competitors in the French market in bid to end a bitter two-year price war.

France's Orange 'studying plans' to buy rival Bouygues Telecom

The former France Telecom's move comes as French ministers encourage 'consolidation' in telecom industry from four to three major players.

French telecoms wars not over yet

Head of French public-sector investment body says he would be prepared to back Bouygues in tussle for control of mobile phone firm SFR.