ARCEP is the Regulatory Authority for telecommunication in France. Four operators in France are Orange, Bouygues Telecom, Free Mobile and SFR.
Orange was established on 1 January 1988. Its headquarter is located in Issy-les-Moulineaux, France. It served worldwide. Stéphane Richard is the Chairman and CEO of this country. The orange operator provides many services to its customers such as Fixed line telephone, Mobile phone, Broadband, IPTV, Internet and Bank services. The 23% shares of this company are owned by the French State and 77% shares are owned by the Public float. Apple approved Orange to sell the iPhone in Austria, Belgium, the Dominican Republic, Egypt, Jordan, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Switzerland and Orange’s African markets in 2008. Orange was previously known as Luxembourgish telecommunication company VOXMobile. Then in October 2009, it changed its name to Orange. In September 2014, Orange declared that it purchased Spanish company Jazztel for €3.4 billion. Orange joined with Google to install a transatlantic undersea cable, Dunant, to communicate data between the United States and France at faster speeds in October 2018. Orange introduced a satellite-based home broadband service using the Eutelsat Konnect satellite in July 2020. It also introduced theOrange Cinema Series on 13 November 2008, along with Orange Sport; it consists of five channels devoted to movies. Orange provides administrations for video-on-demand access utilizing the Orange decoder, a computer or a mobile phone.
The MCC MNC code utilized in the Orange carrier from France is 20801. This code is made by the association of Mobile Country Code (MCC) and Mobile Network Code (MNC). The first three numbers showed the MCC and they are utilized to examine the area from which the carried comes. The last numbers of the HNI code show the MNC.
Phone number: 0800 100 740
- Bouygues Telecom
Bouygues Telecom was established on 4 October 1994 and on 30 May 1996, the company introduced mobile services. Its headquarter is located in Paris, France. The area served by the Bouygues Telecom company is in France. Richard Viel is the CEO of this company. The services provided by Bouygues Telecom company to its customers are Mobile network operator and Internet service, provider. It is the third oldest mobile network operator. Bouygues Telecom provides the 1800 MHz frequency band, which is more efficient in urban areas. In May 1996, the company provided the first combo packages. In 1996, It also introduced France’s first SMS service to its subscribers. From January 1997, It also provides a free call recording function included in all packages. At the end of 1997, it introduced the caller ID. On 25 May 2009, Bouygues Telecom launched France’s first converged quadruple play offer called “ideo”. It utilises an Internet modem and a set-top box called Bbox. Bouygues Telecom introduced a flanker brand called B&YOU that provides postpaid plans online without fixed contracts on 18 July 2011. In July 2011, it launched mobile telephony 2.0 with B&YOU. Bouygues Telecom introduced Bbox Sensation in June 2012. The MCC MNC code utilized in the Bouygues Telecom carrier from France is 20820. This code is made by the association of Mobile Country Code (MCC) and Mobile Network Code (MNC). The first three numbers showed the MCC and they are utilized to examine the area from which the carried comes. The last numbers of the HNI code show the MNC.
Phone Number: 33 1 39 26 75 00
- Free Mobile
Free Mobile was established on 24 July 2007 by Xavier Niel, the founder of this company. Free Mobile company headquarter is situated in Paris, France. It only serves in France. Xavier Niel, Maxime Lombardini, Rani Assaf and Antoine Levavasseur are the key people of this company. This company is owned by Iliad. On 17 December 2009, French regulatory authority ARCEP awarded the Free Mobile applications with 3G licenses for 240 million euros for two 5 MHz duplex bands in the 900 MHz and 2100 MHz frequency bands. On 3 March 2011, Free Mobile signed an agreement with Orange for 2G and 3G roaming. On 22 September 2011, Free Mobile got a 4G license for 271 million euros for a duplex 20 MHz band in the 2600 MHz frequency band. It did not get further bands in the 800 MHz frequency band. The Free Mobile company introduced 4G on 3 December 2013. Free Mobile was awarded for 15 MHz duplex bands in the 1800 MHz frequency band. 5 MHz was introduced between January and June 2015 and the 10 MHz was introduced on 25 May 2016. On 16 November 2015, the auction for the 700 MHz frequency band began and it ended on 17 November 2015. On 1 October 2020, Free Mobile got a 5G license for 70 MHz in the 3.4-3.8 GHz range for 602 million euros. On 15 December 2020, Free Mobile began its 5G service. The MCC MNC code utilized in the Free Mobile carrier from France is 20815. This code is made by the association of Mobile Country Code (MCC) and Mobile Network Code (MNC). The first three numbers showed the MCC and they are utilized to examine the area from which the carried comes. The last numbers of the HNI code show the MNC.
Phone number: +33 1 78 56 95 60
SFR was established on 18 November 1987. Its headquarter is located in Altice Campus, Paris, France. Area served by SFR in France, Réunion, Mayotte, Luxembourg, Guadeloupe, Martinique. Alain Weill is the chairman and CEO of this company. This SFR company provides some services to its customers such as Box de SFR, Home by SFR and mobile phones services, Fixed-line internet, mobile internet, fixed-line and mobile telephony and IP television. Altice Europe is the owner of this company.
In November 1992, SFR was the second network operator in France that introduced the 2G GSM services for its customers. Until April 2011, Vodafone owned a 44% share of SFR. In February 2016 Orange, SFR and Free declared that they will purchase Bouygues Telecom Mobile operator in France. Telenet bought the SFR Belux in December 2016. On 31 March 2019, SFR joined Belgium with Telenet and SFR Luxembourg coordinated with Eltrona on 1 April 2020. SFR also provides SFR TV services. SFR TV is accessible on La Box de SFR and La Box Fibre de SFR. SFR TV conveys television programs via the broadband internet telephone network and high-speed internet. Numericable-SFR introduced its SVOD service Zive, for the Power bouquet subscribers in November 2015. The MCC MNC code utilized in the SFR carrier from France is 20810. This code is made by the association of Mobile Country Code (MCC) and Mobile Network Code (MNC). The first three numbers showed the MCC and they are utilized to examine the area from which the carried comes. The last numbers of the HNI code show the MNC.