Orange claims one million UMTS/EDGE users

3 Jan 2006

France Télécom’s mobile arm Orange says it has signed over a million subscribers to its high speed UMTS/EDGE networks, six months ahead of the original target date of June 2006. In a press statement yesterday the company said, ‘Access by Orange clients to broadband mobile calling has notably allowed for a boost of multimedia usage and, for business clients, a considerable increase in the volume of data exchange’. The cellco registered 22.3 million video and TV sessions from mobile users in 2005, and 1.2 million video phone calls.

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