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Vivendi head moots SFR IPO

France-based conglomerate Vivendi said that it may consider a listing of French telecoms arm SFR, …

Report: Vivendi in SFR talks

The future of French number-two operator SFR looks uncertain as parent company Vivendi reportedly considers merging it with cable provider Numericable.

Iliad applies for 4th French 3G license

Reuters reports that communications company Iliad has applied for France’s fourth 3G license to add to its packages of TV, Internet and fixed-phone services, and looks likely to be the only bidder.

Numericable and Virgin exit 4th French 3G license bidding

Reuters notes that cable TV operator Numericable and MVNO Virgin Mobile have said they will not apply for France’s fourth 3G mobile license, citing unfavourable regulations and uncertainty on the project’s costs.

Virgin Mobile mulls bid for French 3G license

Virgin Mobile France has confirmed it is studying possibilities to bid for the country’s fourth 3G license, including potential partnerships.

French govt to launch mobile tender by end July

Dow Jones Newswires reports that the French government still plans to launch the tender offer for frequencies set aside for the country’s fourth 3G mobile phone license before the end of July.

Orascom eyes French market entry

Egypt’s Orascom wants to enter the French mobile market and is prepared to partner with a candidate for the country’s fourth 3G license.

France launches bid process for new 3G license

The bidding process for France’s long-awaited fourth 3G license was launched by the country’s government on Saturday, with an asking price of EUR240 million.