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Stéphane Richard

Heydemann appointed Orange CEO

Having emerged as the favourite, Orange’s Board of Directors has appointed Christel Heydemann as Chief Executive Officer of the telco with effect from April 4th 2022. In appointing Heydemann, Schneider Electric’s current Executive Vice President Europe Operations, the Board says it has selected a candidate who is recognised for her experience in the telecoms sector […]

January 28, 2022

France: Orange reaches 6m fibre customers

Multiplay telco Orange has reached 6 million fibre customers in France, suggesting the milestone demonstrates the French population’s strong appetite for the Orange landline Internet network, which it claims is the most reliable and powerful network ever built. Every day, Orange teams connect close to 10,000 customers. It says the fibre rollout in France is […]

January 20, 2022

Richard steps down at Orange

Stéphane Richard is to step down as Chairman and CEO of French telco Orange. His resignation follows his conviction by a Paris appeal court of complicity of misuse of public funds. “Following the verdict reached by the Paris Appeal Court, the Orange group’s Board of Directors met today and took note of Stéphane Richard’s decision […]

November 25, 2021By Colin Mann

Orange Concessions boost for French FTTH

Dominant French multiplay telco Orange has entered into an exclusivity agreement with La Banque des Territoires (Caisse des Dépôts), CNP Assurances and EDF Invest for the sale of a 50 per cent equity interest and co-control of fibre-optic unit Orange Concessions. With 23 public initiative networks (PIN) representing over 4.5 million built or to-be-built plugs, […]

January 25, 2021