France Telecommunications Universe Analysed in New BuddeComm Report Published at

16 Feb 2016 • by Natalie Aster

LONDON – France has the 3rd largest telecommunications market in Europe, and in Orange it hosts one of the major telecommunications companies worldwide, with interests in the European, Middle Eastern and African markets. In spite of market liberalisation, the company keeps on dominating all telecom sectors across the country, though growing competition from a range of top players has gradually undermined this leadership, causing it to respond with a slew of novel offers and broad-ranging strategies to comply with future consumer needs.

The national broadband market has been gaining traction in the recent past, driven by demand for high-bandwidth applications, heavy fibre infrastructure investments amid telecom companies and regional governments, and a pro-competitive regulator which has promoted access to Orange’s DSL network for new market entrants via local loop unbundling (LLU). DSL still takes the lead in the broadband market with respect to access lines, however, fibre deployments have accelerated greatly in the past few years and will likely keep on doing so through 2016-end, steadily eroding the DSL subscriber base.

Fierce competition in the domestic mobile phone segment has resulted in the revenue from mobile services dropping steadily, to just over USD 15.6 billion as of 2015. This pressure has provoked operators to resort to convergence and bundled services, thereby expanding their offerings beyond mobile data and voice.

New cutting-edge report “France - Telecoms, Mobile, Broadband and Digital Media - Statistics and Analyses” created by BuddeComm canvasses France’s telecom sector, providing statistics on the country’s fixed network and analysing operators’ strategies in the years to come. It examines the main regulatory issues such as the status of number portability, carrier pre-selection (CPS) and wholesaling. The report covers the multi-play and digital media sectors, comprising videostreaming services and developments in cable, digital and satellite TV. It canvasses the up-to-date regulatory measures pertaining to digital applications and convergence. The study discusses the mobile data and voice markets, evaluating the latest developments with respect to spectrum license granting and regulatory issues. The report profiles the top players and mobile virtual network operator (MVNOs), providing statistical data on their performance and also their future strategies. An analysis of the fixed-line and wireless broadband markets is available, with a special focus on cable, fibre and DSL infrastructure.

Report Details:

France - Telecoms, Mobile, Broadband and Digital Media - Statistics and Analyses
Published: February, 2016
Price: US$ 995.00

More studies by the publisher can be found at BuddeComm page.


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