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Orange sees slight growth in Q3

Orange has reported that revenues for Q3 2022 rose 1 per cent year on year, driven by Europe – which performed well (+3.2 per cent) with Spain returning to growth, and Africa & Middle East, which grew 4.2 per cent and remains on course to meet its annual growth target of around 6 per cent. […]

October 25, 2022

Orange Spain loses over €400m in 2021

Amidst the merger process with MásMóvil, Orange Spain lost €414 million in 2021 versus €130 million of profit the previous year. Tougher competition with low cost offers and the cost of compensation following the dismissal of 400 workers are behind the financial performance. By contrast, MásMóvil had a net benefit of €189 million in 2021 […]

October 13, 2022From David Del Valle in Madrid

Spain: Pay-TV subs up, revenues down

Pay-TV saw record subscriber numbers in Spain for the first quarter of the year with over 9.21 million, up 118,000 on the fourth quarter of 2021 and 646,000 more than the same period last year. According to the regulatory body CNMC, IPTV is the market leader for delivery with over 5 million subscribers, followed by […]

October 7, 2022From David Del Valle in Madrid

Fallacher chairman of new Orange, MásMóvil JV

The current CEO of Orange Spain, Jean François Fallacher, will be the non-executive president of the new company formed by the Orange-MásMóvil joint-venture. They will set up a new company following the approval from the European and National authorities in the second quarter of 2023. The CEO of MásMóvil, Meinrad Spenger, will be the CEO […]

October 6, 2022From David Del Valle in Madrid

Viaccess-Orca improves viewing experience for Orange France

Viaccess-Orca (VO), a provider of OTT and TV platforms, content protection, and advanced data solutions, has announced that Orange France is using VO’s Secure Video Player (VO Player) combined with VO’s QoE metrics dashboard system (VO QoX) to offer a unified and superior user experience across devices and identify severity and sources of poor media […]

September 8, 2022

ImpressioNG from SoftAtHome powers Orange STB in Africa

SoftAtHome, an independent software company for broadband, video, and analytics, equipped the hybrid OTT/Satellite set-top box targeting several African countries. It has been deployed in Ivory Coast and will soon be rolled out in Senegal, Democratic Republic of Congo, and Mali. Additional African countries are planned to be deployed in a later phase. The hybrid […]

September 8, 2022

Zappware expands its AndroidTV deployments in the Orange group

Zappware, part of the Zurich-based ZEGI Group, continues to expand its AndroidTV deployments in the Orange group with a new DVB-C TV solution. The software brings a hybrid setup of DVB-C in up to 4K UHD quality and OTT internet connectivity. The highly configurable nature of the the Zappware software stack allows a cost effective […]

September 6, 2022

Orange Spain: Revenue decline slows

Orange Spain saw its revenues fall by 4.3 per cent to €2.26 billion in the first half of the year, albeit less than the 5.1 per cent reduction the same period in 2021. By quarters, the second, was better than the first with a revenues fall of 4 per cent versus 4.6 per cent until […]

July 28, 2022From David Del Valle in Madrid

Orange, MásMóvil agree Spain JV

Following the period of exclusive negotiations that began on March 8th, telcos Orange and MásMóvil have signed a binding agreement to combine their businesses in Spain. The transaction is based on an enterprise value of €18.6 billion, €7.8 billion for Orange Spain and €10.9 billion for MásMóvil. The transaction is subject to approval from antitrust […]

July 25, 2022By Colin Mann

MásMóvil sells 51% of Euskaltel network

MásMóvil has sold 51 per cent of the Basque Country-based operator’s network to a group of Basque companies under the umbrella of Bidasoa Aggregator (Asua Inversiones, Beraunberri, Inveready and Onchena) for €580 million. The new investors have undertaken to deploy a fibre optic network covering 1.2 million homes in The Basque Country, Asturias and Galicia. […]

July 21, 2022From David Del Valle in Madrid