France has reportedly been giving its data to France's main intelligence agency, the Direction Générale de la Sécurité Extérieure, for years.
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Orange reveals an attack on its website exposed details for three percent of its French customer base.
TalkTalk has maintained its position as the UK's most complained-about broadband provider for the fifth quarter running.The company beat fellow ISPs Sky, BT, Orange and Virgin to hold onto the dubious honour for the first quarter of this year, according to data published by communications regulator Ofcom on Tuesday.
Everything Everywhere, the mobile operator combining the UK T-Mobile and Orange networks, has appointed Morgan Stanley to oversee the sale of part of its 1800MHz spectrum.The sale, a regulatory condition set when the networks merged in 2010, will potentially give its competitors a chance to roll out 4G LTE wireless data in advance of Ofcom auctioning off new spectrum at 800 and 2600 MHz for these services.
Orange is bringing Facebook via Unstructured Supplementary Service Data (USSD) to Africa. The service allows users to access the social network from phones without Internet or a data service.
The Chinese telecoms giant will use the same network as Orange and T-Mobile to start selling mobile voice and data services to Chinese residents, visitors and businesses in the UK
Orange has launched a new roaming bundle for its contract, dongle and small business customers that provides 30MB of data usage within the EU for £3 per day.The company notes that if the customer does not use the bundle on a particular day, they will not be billed for it, meaning that it can be bought in advance of travelling and used when necessary.
Orange has introduced a new range of data tariffs aimed at business customers.The new data rates, known as Business Everywhere, allow Orange business customers to choose the amount of data, length of contract and an optional device to access the service, the company said on Tuesday.
Orange executive Yves Martin has explained why data-roaming charges in Europe should not approach domestic levels, despite the EC's wishes
As of Friday afternoon, Orange's UK data network is totally inaccessible, according to a customer service agent at the carrier.The network has been suffering data outages for around the last 24 hours according to the company official.
Everything Everywhere, the company formed from the merged operations of T-Mobile UK and Orange UK, has dropped a legal threat against the refarming of 2G spectrum for 3G services.The European Commission and Ofcom are keen to allow spectrum in the 900MHz band, currently used only for GSM voice and text services, to be refarmed for 3G data use.
A number of Orange data customers are meeting a blocking page informing them that the company's IP addresses are associated with abusive behaviour when trying to access Facebook from their mobiles
The regulator will measure mobile data throughput speeds for 3, O2, Orange, T-Mobile and Vodafone, following research that found disparities between average advertised performance and actual speed
Orange has issued a statement saying that the data outage that began on Wednesday has now been rectified.On Thursday, ZDNet UK reported on the problems that saw some Orange customers without 3G data access across areas of the country.
The mobile operator has confirmed that its data network is currently offering reduced data access throughout the country, although it has not yet clarified the scale or cause of the issue
The mobile operator has introduced a package that allows customers to get 2MB of data for a day, while they are in Europe
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2008 appears to be the year of mobile data in spite of the economic downturn, with research from Orange showing customers' mobile-data usage almost doubling in the last quarter
In its Q3 financial report, the mobile operator said its mobile-broadband customer base is up 86 percent year on year
The dongle effect
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