Orange H1 2015 Results - Interview with Chairman & CEO Stéphane Richard

Jul 28, 2015, 03:14 ET from Orange

PARIS, July 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

Orange, France's largest telecoms operator and one of the leaders in Europe, reports results for the first half of 2015. Stéphane Richard, Chairman and CEO of Orange, comments on the group's results.

Watch video interview and read transcript:

Topics covered in the interview include: 

- Comments on results

- M&A

- Consolidation in Europe

- Essentials 2020

About Orange 

Orange is one of the world's leading telecommunications operators with sales of 39 billion euros in 2014 and 155,000 employees worldwide at 31 March 2015, including 98,000 employees in France. Present in 29 countries, the Group has a total customer base of 247 million customers worldwide at 31 March 2015, including 188 million mobile customers and 16 million fixed broadband customers. Orange is also a leading provider of global IT and telecommunication services to multinational companies, under the brand Orange Business Services. In March 2015, the Group presented its new strategic plan "Essentials2020" which places customers' needs at the heart of its strategy with the aim of allowing them to benefit fully from the digital universe and the power of its new generation networks.

Orange is listed on the NYSE Euronext Paris (symbol ORA) and on the New York Stock Exchange (symbol ORAN).

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