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23th November 2014

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ARCEP’s report in English


On 24th June 2014, ARCEP published its annual report and background, key data and main areas of focus, in France for 2013.

These documents are available in English.

The report: Read / Download (7 MB)

The supplement: Read / Download (3,8 MB)



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Nov

20

Usage -

ARCEP is publishing the executive summary of a report and survey on the uses made of the copper local loop, and the impact of these applications' migrating to superfast access networks. The Authority is also beginning work on deepening its understanding of current and future network and internet usage.
Press release

Nov

6

Mobile Services -

ARCEP is publishing its provisional Electronic communications market observatory findings on mobile services in France (user base data) for the third quarter of 2014.
Press release

Oct

17

Market analyses -

New European Commission recommendation on relevant markets: changes anticipated by ARCEP.
Press release

Oct

17

Overseas markets -

After initiating 19 examination procedures in September, ARCEP notifies a formal notice to three mobile operators in the French overseas markets.
Press release

Oct

15

Fixed service quality -

ARCEP is publishing the results of the quality of service measurements performed on fixed services access in Q2 2014, along with the results of the quality of service measurements for fixed telephony services in Q1 2014. Publication of the first QoS measurements on internet access services, which was initially planned for today, has been postponed.
Press release

Oct

13

Nobel prize in economics sciences -

Jean Tirole, the economist specialised in the economics of networks, information and regulation, has received the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences
Press release

Oct

8

Fixed telephony -

ARCEP publishes its analysis decision on fixed telephony markets (fourth round: 2014-2017)
Press release

Oct

7

FttH network access pricing -

ARCEP publishes the responses to the consultation on a generic pricing model for accessing fibre-to-the-home networks outside very high-density areas.
Press release

Oct

2

Market Observatory -

ARCEP publishes its observatory of electronic communications markets in France in the second quarter of 2014.
Press release

Sep

24

Power to impose penalties -

ARCEP initiates 19 proceedings against operators, thereby implementing its recently restored sanctioning powers.
Press release

Sep

15

Call termination -

ARCEP launches a public consultation on its draft analysis of the market for fixed and mobile voice call and SMS termination in Metropolitan France and the overseas territories, from 2014 to 2017.
Press release

Sep

4

Broadband and superfast broadband market -

At the end of June 2014, 11.6 million households (+29% in a year) were eligible for a superfast broadband service, of which 3.4 million via FttH (+36% in a year). ARCEP is publishing its electronic communications market indicators for wholesale and retail fixed broadband and superfast broadband services in France in the second quarter of 2014.
Press release

Jul

28

Dispute settlement -

ARCEP exercises its power to settle disputes on issues relating, on the one hand, to the wholesale value-added services market and, on the other, to FttH network access.
Press release

Jul

25

Frequencies -

ARCEP launches a public consultation on the use of open spectrum.
Press release

Jul

25

Universal postal service -

ARCEP sets the price-cap for universal postal service tariffs for 2015 to 2018.
Press release

Jul

24

Concentration -

ARCEP transmits its opinion to the Competition authority on the acquisition of SFR by the Altice Group and its subsidiary, Numericable Group.
Press release

Jul

17

3G and 4G services on board aircraft -

ARCEP adopts a decision authorising the supply of 3G and 4G services on board aircraft.
Press release

Jul

15

Superfast broadband -

ARCEP launches a public consultation on the operational processes for accessing fibre to the home networks.
Press release

Jul

10

Mobile coverage and service quality -

ARCEP verifies mobile operators' 4G coverage maps and creates an observatory of mobile coverage and service quality.
Press release

Jul

10

VDSL2 -

The independent expert committee delivers a favourable opinion allowing VDSL2 to be expanded to all lines in an exchange in the Orange copper local loop
Press release

Jun

27

Broadband and superfast broadband -

ARCEP adopts analysis decisions on broadband and superfast broadband markets for mid-2014 to mid-2017.
Press release

Jun

23

Mobile service quality -

Orange in front, Bouygues Telecom and SFR neck and neck with Bouygues Telecom leading by a nose, Free Mobile trailing the pack : ARCEP survey about quality of mobile operators' services in Metropolitan France reveals sizeable differences in quality between the four 2G/3G mobile operators' services. ARCEP is publishing the findings of its 15th quality of mobile operators' services in Metropolitan France.
Press release

Jun

19

Ultra high-speed mobile -

The Conseil d’Etat validates the ARCEP decision authorising Bouygues Telecom to provide 4G services by refarming the 1800 MHz band, starting on 1 October 2013
Press release

Jun

12

Value-added services -

ARCEP sets 1 October 2015 for the entry into force of value-added services pricing reforms, to give operators and service providers time to conclude all of the technical and commercial negotiations required for the introduction of this major reform.
Press release

Jun

11

Broadcasting -

The Conseil d’Etat upholds entirely the regulation introduced by ARCEP in the wholesale DTT broadcasting market for 2012-2015
Press release

May

28

Broadband and Superfast Broadband Markets -

There were 25.2 million fixed broadband and superfast broadband accounts as of 31 March 2014. The subscription rate for FttH services reached 20% for the first time.
Press release

May

28

Market figures, investment and employment -

Strong increase in traffic and subscriptions, but a drop in revenue for operators, very heavy investments and fewer jobs : ARCEP releases preliminary scorecards on electronic communications markets and operators' investment and employment in France in 2013.
Press release

May

27

Administrative inquiries -

ARCEP launches five administrative inquiries into mobile network rollouts and the quality of operators' wireline services. That concern the firms Bouygues Telecom, Free Mobile, Orange and SFR
Press release

May

27

Mobile service prices -

Mobile service prices in France decreased by an average 27.2% in 2013, after having dropped by 11.4% in 2012. ARCEP has released its annual survey of the consumer mobile services market in Metropolitan France, covering the period running from 2010 to 2013.
Press release

May

16

FTTH network access pricing -

ARCEP is submitting a generic pricing model for accessing optical local loops outside very high-density areas to public consultation.
Press release

May

15

Fixed Telephony -

ARCEP opens, until 18 June 2014, a second public consultation and submits its draft analysis decision of fixed telephony markets to the French competition authority. Four undertakings (Orange, SFR, Bouygues Telecom and Colt) responded to the first consultation (21 February-21 March 2014);their public contributions are being made public today.
Press release

May

13

Broadband and superfast broadband markets -

ARCEP notifies its draft analysis decisions on markets 4, 5 and 6 to the European Commission.
Press release

May

7

Mobile Services Observatory -

France's mobile market continues to grow: SIM card numbers have increased by more than 5% in a year.
Press release