Telecoms group Orange's Q3 results meet expectations on higher sales in France, Spain

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PARIS, Oct 26 (Reuters) - France's Orange reported third-quarter results that met expectations, with sales increases in its home country and Spain helping to drive up its core operating profit.

The telecoms operator's quarterly adjusted earnings before interest, taxation, depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA) rose by 2.1 percent on a comparable basis to 3.62 billion euros ($4.28 billion).

Orange also confirmed its full-year guidance for 2017.

($1 = 0.8451 euros) (Reporting by Mathieu Rosemain and Gwenaelle Barzic; Editing by Sudip Kar-Gupta)