Music streaming service Deezer has raised 100 million euros in its latest round of funding, with participation from mobile network operator, Orange.
European equities ended sharply in negative territory after a volatile day for oil prices and miners.
European markets jumped higher on Thursday, after the European Central Bank's president said that policy would be re-examined in December.
Ramon Fernandez, deputy CEO and CFO of Orange, says the company is facing tough challenges in Europe, but has achieved growth in Africa and the Middle East.
France's Orange inched closer to a long-awaited recovery in the second quarter as customers shifted to high-speed mobile and broadband services.
European equities closed mostly higher on Friday, as investors kept an eye on Greece's nearing debt deadline.
Vivendi has confirmed an offer to Orange, the former France Telecom, for the online video sharing platform Dailymotion.
European equities finished lower on Monday as the European Central Bank kicked off its bond-buying program.
In the looming battle for virtual reality, HTC and Valve Software are preparing to square off against Facebook's Oculus Rift.
French telecom Orange has launched a 3G smartphone with data and minutes for a one-off fee of $40.
European shares enjoyed a late-stage rally after better-than-expected economic data and in spite of worries over lackluster earnings.
European shares closed lower on Wednesday, with investors reacting to fresh economic data from the euro zone and the U.S.
Vodafone Group Plc has agreed to buy Spain's largest cable operator Ono for 7.2 billion euros ($10 billion).
Debate has surrounded tech sector valuations with some analysts unconvinced that Netflix's stunning rally is here to stay.
Deutsche Telekom's new Chief Executive Tim Hoettges takes office on Wednesday.
The battle between telecoms firms to attract and retain customers is heating up with more firms offering the 4G service for free.
U.S. stock index futures signaled a sharply lower open Wednesday, amid worries over financial conditions in China and as investors digested a mixed bag of corporate earnings.
Francois Mallet, senior managing director at Kepler Cheuvreux, tells CNBC that the French telecoms sector has underperformed to say the least.
Norway's Telenor and Qatar's Ooredoo won licences on Thursday to enter the Myanmar market, bringing foreign companies across one of the world's last telecoms frontiers.
French police questioned flamboyant tycoon Bernard Tapie on Monday in a fraud investigation that threatens to damage ex-president Nicolas Sarkozy's hopes of a political comeback.