France Telecom denies franchise plans with RCOM

19 Mar 2008

News site Cellular News reports that France Telecom (FT) has refuted reports of talks with Reliance Communications (RCOM), calling it ‘market speculation’. The rebuttal follows reports of talks between RCOM and FT on a potential launch of services under the Orange brand name, in a franchise agreement similar to that between Tata Teleservices and Virgin Mobile.