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AT&T, Colt and Orange have a virtualization party

Wholesale operator Colt has claimed its position as the network for networks after doing some SDN and NFV cleverness with AT&T. Coincidentally, Orange announced the launch of an SDN project at the exact same time.

Consolidation is coming in the European telco space – Orange

While consolidation has been king in the world of the internet and the communications networking vendor market, the same trends have not been seen to date in the telecom operator space. Not for long according to Orange’s Deputy CEO Gervais Pellissier.

Nokia shows signs of virtual progress

As the big network players edge incrementally closer to offering something that can reasonably, with a straight face, be described as 5G, Nokia has given an old launch a new airing.

EE sale props up $3.5bn profits at Orange

Orange has released financials for the first half of 2016 where the team reported profits of $3.48 billion, largely due to the $12.5 billion sale of EE to BT, which was completed in late January.

Orange/Bouygues merger off as talks fail

The potential merger between French telcos Orange and Bouygues is off after months of negotiations drew to a close with no agreement in place.

Orange pledges €15bn FTTH and LTE investment by 2018

Orange has pledged to spend more than €15bn on upgrading fixed and mobile infrastructure across Europe, and says there’s still “so much more to come” from LTE, according to Deputy CEO Gervais Pellissier.

Orange accelerates Africa push with Airtel acquisitions

Just a day after announcing the acquisition of Cellcom Liberia Orange has continued its strategic push into the African market by snapping up Bharti Airtel’s operations in Burkina Faso and Sierra Leone.

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