Friday, 23 June 2017

Orange, Bouygues Telecom deal talks fail

By Mary Lennighan, Total Telecom
Monday 04 April 16

No consolidation in France as incumbent operator announces end of discussions with rival.

Orange's hopes of acquiring Bouygues Telecom have been dashed following the failure of talks between the pair. The French incumbent announced late on Friday that despite in-depth discussions with its smaller rival, the companies have not been able to reach a deal. "The decision has therefore been taken to end the discussions with Bouygues that have been ongoing since 5 January 2016," Orange announced…

Orange's hopes of acquiring Bouygues Telecom have been dashed following the failure of talks between the pair. The French incumbent announced late on Friday that despite in-depth discussions with its smaller rival, the companies have not been able to reach a deal. "The decision has therefore been taken to end the discussions with Bouygues that have been ongoing since 5 January 2016," Orange announced…

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