Bouygues Télécom Q1 sales up 5%

15 May 2007

French telecoms and construction group Bouygues said its telecoms arm reported a 5% rise in sales in the three months to 31 March 2007, beating market expectations. Bouygues’ telecoms sales reached EUR1.12 billion (USD1.52 billion) compared with a Reuters’ poll of EUR1.09 billion. ‘Net sales from network came to EUR1.06 billion, a 6.5% increase over the first quarter of 2006. This was despite a 17.8% cut in call termination rates ordered by the French telecoms regulator ARCEP which came into force on 1 January 2007,’ the company said in a statement.

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