France's Bouygues Telecom has been given the go-ahead to refarm 1800Mhz spectrum - the band used by the iPhone 5.
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A graduate in networking and databases and an author of several books about Apple gear, Valéry Marchive has been covering the French IT landscape since the late 90s, both for the consumer and enterprise sectors.
Anne Morris is a freelance journalist, editor and translator. She has been working in the telecommunications sector since 1996, when she joined the London-based team of CommunicationsWeek International as copy editor. Over the years she held the editor position at both Total Telecom Online and Total Telecom Magazine, eventually leaving to go freelance in 2010. Now living in France, she writes for a number of titles and also provides research work for analyst companies, with a particular focus on mobile communications. In her spare time she translates business texts from German into English.
A Paris court has decided that Apple Retail France won’t be allowed to have its employees work at night in Apple stores.
The French weekly newspaper Le Point revealed that LinkedIn offices in Paris have been raided by the French tax authorities last month.
The French anti-piracy authority Hadopi recently published a report outlining possible measures to fight copyright infringement online that could see the organisation facing an overhaul. Others would rather it disappeared altogether.
French president François Hollande wants very high-speed broadband to reach every household in the country by 2023 - a plan that will need private as well as public investment.
The French government has just launched a consultation to collect 'expectations, needs, and ideas' to help it define its project of turning Paris into a digital innovation hub.
France Telecom is dipping its toe in the water of 400Gbps optical networking links to support our growing thirst for cloud and multimedia - but it won't be rushed.
In France Microsoft is facings its third tax reassessment in five years, according to a report.
Google may have struck a deal on the 'link tax’ with French publishers, but that hasn't bought it a free pass on calls to pay more tax in France.
As part of our series of articles examining the 4G LTE landscape across Europe, ZDNet takes a look at how France's fourth-generation services are measuring up.