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  • Facebook’s Mobile Net Widens As Orange Turns On Access In Africa

    Facebook’s Mobile Net Widens As Orange Turns On Access In Africa

    A significant announcement today that could have a big impact on Facebook and its mobile strategy: the mobile carrier Orange, part of France Telecom, announced that it is rolling out a new service that will let those using even the most low-end mobile phones to access the social network in Africa, where Orange has operations in 20 countries, covering 70 million subscribers. 
The move is… Read More

  • France Télécom, Publicis launch pan-European VC fund. Target: €300 million

    Confirming rumors earlier reported by Bloomberg, mobile carrier France Télécom-Orange and advertising juggernaut Publicis Groupe have teamed up to launch a venture capital fund. The companies have committed to jointly put in 150 million euros (presumably split 50/50), and are seeking outside investors to double the size of the fund, which will focus on backing budding entrepreneurs… Read More

  • France Télécom, Publicis Launch Pan-European VC Fund. Target: €300 Million

    France Télécom, Publicis Launch Pan-European VC Fund. Target: €300 Million

    Confirming rumors earlier reported by Bloomberg, mobile carrier France Télécom-Orange and advertising juggernaut Publicis Groupe have teamed up to launch a venture capital fund. The companies have committed to jointly put in 150 million euros (presumably split 50/50), and are seeking outside investors to double the size of the fund, which will focus on backing budding entrepreneurs… Read More

  • Orange, OpenX team up to establish pan-European ad exchange ecosystem

    France Telecom / Orange is partnering with OpenX to launch Orange Ad Market, a brand new online advertising marketplace tailored to the European digital industry. Orange Ad Market will be operated by Orange and powered by OpenX in exchange for a share on every transaction that is made through the platform. The marketplace will allow all classes of buyers to compete for targeted impressions… Read More

  • Orange, OpenX Set Out To Build Pan-European Ad Exchange Ecosystem

    France Telecom / Orange is partnering with OpenX to launch Orange Ad Market, a brand new online advertising marketplace tailored to the European digital industry. Orange Ad Market will be operated by Orange and powered by OpenX in exchange for a share on every transaction that is made through the platform. The marketplace will allow all classes of buyers to compete for targeted impressions… Read More

  • France Télécom / Orange Exec Confirms Apple Tablet Is On The Way

    Apple is doing a fine job keeping shush about the tablet computer it has been working on for several years and which is due to be announced later this month in California. But just in case anyone was still in doubt about its imminent launch, France Télécom / Orange executive Stéphane Richard this morning confirmed on air that the device is to debut in the ‘next couple of… Read More

  • Germany's Telekom is developing a Kindle competitor


    Read&Go, an e-paper from France Telecom One of Europe’s biggest telecommunications companies, Deutsche Telekom, is developing a portable e-reader, apparently a competitor for Amazon’s Kindle. There are no pictures of the new device available at this point. The German powerhouse plans a test run with a few dozen prototypes in Berlin this fall. The project is code-named… Read More