Motorola Mobility announced the launch of its PRO device in France, stating that the “smartphone optimised for business use” will be available from operator SFR for EUR299 contract-free.
Dow Jones Newswires reports that the auction process for France’s LTE spectrum is likely to be launched before early May.
France Telecom and Japan’s NTT DoCoMo are reportedly leading the race to buy a stake in India’s Wireless-TT Infoservices, the mobile towers business owned by Indian conglomerate Tata Group.
Egypt-based Orascom Telecom continues to seek a way into the French mobile market via a fourth 3G license, according to reports. TeleGeography, citing an article in French journal Challenge, notes that Orascom wants to buy into the Numericable-Virgin Mobile consortium that is seeking endorsement for France’s fourth and final 3G license.