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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.

PaysafeCard, BT launch mobile money service

Telecompaper notes that international payment provider PaysafeCard has signed a contract with BT to launch a mobile money service.

Orange takes ECMS case to Egypt’s Supreme Court

Orange-owner France Telecom is to take its battle for ownership of ECMS (Mobinil), Egypt’s largest mobile operator, to the country’s supreme court after having its appeal rejected by the local regulator, reports the Financial Times.

Orange to sell 3G wrist watch phone

Orange France has announced that it will start selling a 3G phone in the shape of a conventional wrist watch, reports Cellular News

Scailex bids for Hutchison’s Partner stake

Israeli handset distributor Scailex has made an undisclosed binding offer for Hutchison Telecommunications International’s majority stake (51 percent) in Partner, Israel’s second-largest mobile phone operator.

Zain talking to three firms on Africa sale

The CEO of Kuwait’s Zain has confimed to local media that the operator is in talks with three firms regarding the planned sale of its African mobile operations, reports Reuters.

Orange Jordan awarded 3G mobile licence

Telecompaper notes that France Telecom’s Orange Jordan has been awarded a 3G mobile licence.

Europe preps 18M LTE Advanced research project

The European Commission said today it plans to fund research into LTE Advanced technology, a future enhancement of the forthcoming LTE network standard.

Orange launches Social Life

Orange UK has launched a new tool called Social Life, which aggregates Facebook, MySpace and Bebo on a single homescreen, allowing users to interact with all three social networks.

Orange Group buys UK digital ad network Unanimis

Orange has bought digital sales company Unanimis in a deal thought to be worth £15 million to boost its online ad sales capability, reports The Guardian.