Advanced Television


Forecast: Broadband access equipment spend to drop 7% in 2020

Global spending on broadband access equipment and CPE is expected to drop 7 per cent in 2020, dipping to $11.4 billion, before increasing 5 per cent in 2021 according to market research firm Dell’Oro Group. Their forecast from January 2020 anticipated a 5 per cent decline in total revenue in 2020. Dell’Oro Group has, however, […]

July 29, 2020

Orange’s Eutelsat order examined

July 22nd saw Eutelsat announce that French telco Orange had taken all of the available capacity targeting France on Eutelsat’s current ‘Konnect’ satellite. Sami Kassab, an equity analyst at investment bank Exane/BNPP, says that while neither party disclosed the size or value of the contract the deal was likely to involve 5-10Gb/s of High Throughput […]

July 24, 2020

Eutelsat & Orange offer satellite broadband to France

Telco giant Orange is partnering with satellite operator Eutelsat to offer consumers satellite-based broadband. The agreement is a major commitment from Orange. Orange has purchased from Eutelsat all the available capacity on the recently launched Eutelsat Konnect satellite to cover the entire French territory. “It will enable Orange’s consumer customer base, even those living in […]

July 23, 2020By Chris Forrester

Orange denounces regulator’s criticism

The Board of Directors at French telco Orange has responded strongly following the publication of an interview in which the Chairman of ARCEP, France’s telecoms regulatory authority, questioned Orange’s strategy in France, the company’s fibre deployment policy and its market position in terms of business telecommunications services. In a Statement, the Board of Directors said […]

July 17, 2020By Colin Mann

Orange appoints new CEOs in Poland & Belgium

Following Stéphane Richard’s announcement last month regarding the renewal of the Group Executive Committee, Orange has announced the appointment of two new CEOs in Orange Polska and Orange Belgium. Upon recommendation of the Supervisory Board of Orange Polska, Julien Ducarroz will replace Jean-François Fallacher as CEO of Orange Polska, who is moving to become the […]

July 7, 2020

Eleven Sports’ Pro League channels on Orange Belgium

Orange Belgium will make Eleven Sports Belgium’s three new dedicated Pro League channels available to their customers for the next five seasons, following an agreement between the groups. Orange Belgium is the first player to complete a distribution agreement with Eleven Sports for the Jupiler Pro league. Orange Love Trio customers will be able to […]

July 3, 2020