Orange is now offering 4G coverage for all of Paris and 37 other towns in the Paris area. By end September, Orange 4G will cover 70 “agglomerations” including over 500 towns in mainland France.
Some other highlights:
- Orange is speeding up the roll-out of its 4G network in order to meet the expectations of its customers and will cover 40% of the population by end 2013. The previous target was 30%. This roll-out complements the Orange H+ network, which already covers 70% of the French population.
- Orange already has 250,000 customers using Orange 4G.
- 55% of French people see Orange as the operator best placed to provide 4G service. (Source: TNS Survey carried out for Orange in August 2013 with 1007 respondents).
In April 2013, Orange extended its 4G network to 15 new markets across France, including 50 towns, as well as the 1st, 2nd, 8th and 9th districts of Paris.
Orange is supporting top theoretical maximum speeds of up to 150 Mbps.
Consumer plans for high-speed mobile broadband start from EUR30.90/month with its Origami Play 4G/H+ offer.
Orange made its initial LTE commercial debut in Marseille in June 2012, followed by Lyon, Nantes and Lille in November 2012.