4G starts today in Paris with Orange

Paris, Monday, January 28, 2013

and in 15 other French cities in April.

Backed by France’s broadest 4G coverage, Orange announces the opening of 4G today in the Paris Opera neighbourhood and in 15 other cities in the month of April
Orange is the first operator to deploy 4G in the Paris Opera area, the first stage to coverage of the entire city of Paris by the end of 2013.
After opening the 4G network to Marseille in June 2012 followed by Lyon, Nantes and Lille in November 2012, Orange will bring 4G to Bordeaux, La Rochelle, Chartres, Orleans, Dunkirk, Nancy, Metz, Clermont-Ferrand, Grenoble and Annecy starting 4 April 2013

Customers of the 4G Special Edition for tablet and dongle, available on the business market since November 2012, will thus be able to use them in Paris as well.

starting 7 February, Orange will offer the latest generation of 4G/H+ smartphones

Orange will offer customers a range of 4G/H+ devices starting 7 February, including several smartphones, a tablet and a 4G/H+ pocket modem.
5 smartphones:

  • Samsung Galaxy S III 4G
  • Samsung Galaxy Note II 4G
  • Nokia Lumia 920
  • HTC One SV
  • Sony Xperia Z (available in March)

a tablet

  • Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 4G

a pocket modem

  • 4G/H+ (Huawei E5776)

Available with the new Origami, Open and Let’s Go 4G/H+ contracts, these devices will enable customers to take advantage of 4G capability starting in April.

About Orange

Orange is one of the world’s leading telecommunications operators with sales of 43.5 billion euros in 2012 and has 166,000 employees worldwide at 30 September 2013, including 102,000 employees in France. Present in 32 countries, the Group has a total customer base of more than 232 million customers at 30 September 2013, including 175 million mobile customers and 15 million fixed broadband customers worldwide. Orange is also a leading provider of global IT and telecommunication services to multinational companies, under the brand Orange Business Services.

Orange is listed on the NYSE Euronext Paris (symbol ORA) and on the New York Stock Exchange (symbol ORAN).
For more information: www.orange.com, www.orange-business.com and on Twitter: @orange, @presseorange, @orangebusiness.
Orange and any other Orange product or service names included in this material are trade marks of Orange Brand Services Limited.

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