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  Communications in France - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Radio broadcast stations: AM 41, FM about 3,500 (this figure is an approximation and includes many repeaters), shortwave 2 (1998)
Communications in France - at Discover France (English)
This page was last modified 19:37, 17 January 2006.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Communications_in_France   (160 words)

 Communications - France Guide, official site for tourism and travel information on France   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
From France to a foreign country: dial 00 + the country code + the number of the person you are calling.
France is very well covered by the 3 French mobile phone operators.
The French mail service is efficient: allow 24 to 48 hours for a letter sent in France to arrive at its destination in France; from France to abroad, allow one to five days.
us.franceguide.com /infospratiques/rubrique.asp?z1=D7wtdY1c&idinf=2633   (300 words)

 Communications Today: France Telecom Plans Wireless IPO - Company Business and Marketing
France Telecom CEO Michel Bon said that he hopes to have the IPO before the end of this year, now that rival German communications giant Deutsche Telekom [DT] has postponed the IPO of its wireless unit, T-Mobile, originally planned for September or October.
France Telecom was one of six telecom companies that spent a combined $46.2 billion last week on UMTS licenses in Germany for the rights to operate 3G mobile phones in Europe's biggest market.
France Telecom's wireless revenue in France is up 40 percent this year and the goal, according to New Orange CEO Hans Snook, is to have 30 million subscribers across Europe by the end of the year, second only to Vodafone.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m0BMD/is_162_6/ai_64522724   (476 words)

 French culture | performing arts: France Moves - Tasca Speech   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Such was the case with the arrival in France of Isadora Duncan, Loïe Fuller, and Martha Graham.
Today the tradition continues as the dancers and choreographers participating in France Moves are welcomed in legendary venues such as the Brooklyn Academy of Music, the Joyce Theater, the New Victory Theater, and The Kitchen.
France is particularly proud of its network of dance training institutions, such as the Centre national de la danse (National Dance Center) in Pantin, dedicated to the training of dance masters, and preserving and promoting France's dance heritage.
www.frenchculture.org /perfo/events/01tasca.html   (1325 words)

 BBC News | BUSINESS | France Telecom takes over Equant
France Telecom - owner of UK mobile firm Orange - is combining Equant with its Global One corporate telecoms arm in a deal which gives it a controlling 54.3% stake in the Dutch company.
France Telecom shares were down 2.87% at 105 euros.
France Telecom is acquiring 80.6 million new Equant shares in return for Global One's data business and $300m in cash.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/business/1032124.stm   (580 words)

 France Telecom - Personal communications services   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
New-generation wireless handsets not only let people talk, but also send text messages and video, check email, pay for transportation tickets, access local information related to wherever they happen to be, or even control devices back in their home.
Orange is one of the world’s leading wireless communications companies, with operations in 19 countries, primarily in Europe.
Orange enjoys very strong positions in Europe, especially France and the United Kingdom, and is number one in both countries in terms of active customers.
www.francetelecom.com /en/group/organisation/activities/personal   (368 words)

 Inmarsat Regional BGan - Distribution partners - France Telecom   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
France Telecom Mobile Satellite Communications is the third largest Inmarsat operator in the world with a market share of more than 20%.
In 2001, France Telecom's Inmarsat activities accounted for sales of 111 million euros (an increase of 13% over 2000), handling 46 million minutes of communications.
France Telecom offers its customers both classical analogue or ISDN telephony as well as other flexible applications such as telex, fax, e-mailing, data transmission, public network coupling and access to the Internet and corporate networks (LAN/WAN coupling).
regionalbgan.inmarsat.com /page_23.htm   (221 words)

 CIA - The World Factbook -- France   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
At present, France is at the forefront of efforts to develop the EU's military capabilities to supplement progress toward an EU foreign policy.
France is in the midst of transition from a well-to-do modern economy that has featured extensive government ownership and intervention to one that relies more on market mechanisms.
France's leaders remain committed to a capitalism in which they maintain social equity by means of laws, tax policies, and social spending that reduce income disparity and the impact of free markets on public health and welfare.
www.cia.gov /cia/publications/factbook/geos/fr.html#Military   (1286 words)

 MPSC Grants T2 Communications, France Telecom Corporate Solutions, Blanchard Telephone Association, DayStarr ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
T2 Communications, LLC was granted a license to provide basic local telephone service in the areas currently served by SBC.
France Telecom Corporate Solutions was granted a license to provide basic local telephone service for all telephone exchanges currently serviced by SBC, Verizon North, Inc. and Verizon North Systems.
T2 Communications, France Telecom Corporate Solutions, Blanchard Telephone Association, DayStarr Communications and SSI Affinity are headquartered in Holland, Mich.; Herdon, Va; Blanchard, Mich.; Corunna, Mich.; and Southfield, Mich., respectively.
www.michigan.gov /cis/0,1607,7-154--71474--,00.html   (606 words)

 Communications In France
Internal communications are run by the Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications.
Until the 1970s the telephone service was notoriously bad: in 1970, France had fewer lines per capita than Greece and only one fifth as many as Sweden.
E-mail is the cheapest and most hassle-free way of staying in touch with home while in France.
www.discoverfrance.net /France/DF_communications.shtml   (651 words)

 Communications and National Identity in Early Modern France
In 2000 I was the Chief Investigator on the ARC funded (small grant) project: ‘Communications and National Identity in 18th Century France’.
Her research career has been devoted to the study of the history of ideas and mentalités in France with particular reference to the early modern period, specialising in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries and focussing on the work of Cyrano de Bergerac and of the abbé Paulmier.
In the project on Communications and National Identity she is focussing more particularly on the nexus between philosophical thought and nationhood and to explore the interface between ideas of nationhood and colonial imperialism.
www.arts.usyd.edu.au /departs/french/nation/index.php?file=researchers   (1838 words)

 France Telecom to Offer Interactive Web Communications Services Built on WebEx Network
France Telecom is one of the world's leading telecommunications carriers, with over 77 million customers on the five continents (220 countries and territories) and consolidated operating revenues of 33.7 billion euros for 2000.
France Telecom is the second-largest wireless operator and the number three Internet service provider in Europe, and a world leader in telecommunications solutions for multinational corporations.
Factors which could contribute to risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, failures and interruptions in the software and systems underlying WebEx's services and the failure of customers to adopt WebEx services, to use them effectively in their business, and to identify and implement ways to increase their revenues using the WebEx services.
www.webex.com /pr/pr148.html   (911 words)

 USAREUR Units - Communications Zone
ORLEANS, France, Sept. 13 (Special) -- The Army's airstrip at Saran, France, a few miles from Com Z Hq here, has been called the "smallest-largest airline in the world." For though it services all of France and is operational 24 hours a day, its 2,000-foot runway has a mere postage-stamp appearance.
The company headquarters was on the Toul Depot, France where it provided for the administrative functions for 8 detachments, two in France and six in the Federal Republic of Germany.
The decision to reestablish ComZ in France was governed primarily by the strategic position of this nation on the European continent.
www.usarmygermany.com /Units/ComZ/USAREUR_ComZone.htm   (11181 words)

 PROGNOSIS(R) Partnering With France Telecom Into Airbus 40,000 Phone VoIP Deployment
France Telecom and Equant will be responsible for maintaining service levels and providing day-to-day support for this VoIP deployment, and PROGNOSIS IP Telephony Manager has been selected as the solution for monitoring and optimizing performance and availability.
France Telecom is the second-largest wireless operator and Internet access provider in Europe, and a world leader in telecommunications solutions for multinational corporations.
France Telecom (NYSE: FTE) is listed on the Paris and New York stock exchanges.
www.prnewswire.com /cgi-bin/stories.pl?ACCT=109&STORY=/www/story/07-22-2005/0004072786&EDATE=   (948 words)

Other tracks such as 'Communication From The Lab' and 'Downfall' are as haunting as the soundtrack to a terrifying thriller, as with the surprising 'Greed'.
Juantrip' is a the colourful sonic crusader who's life has included being abducted by a hippie commune as a child, running the streets of Paris as teenage punk and sharing a communal acid hallucination in his early twenties.
São Paris, new signing on the F Communication Roster, is not a merge between touchy jazzy house and Brazilian music.
www.forcedexposure.com /labels/f.communications.france.html   (1913 words)

 France: Country Web Pages   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
France has been engaged on significant reforms to open up and liberalise its regulatory system for some twenty years.
This report on regulatory reform in the telecommunications sector analyses the institutional set-up and use of policy instruments in France It also includes the country-specific policy recommendations developed by the OECD during the review process.
This report on regulatory reform in the civil aviation sector in France analyses the institutional set-up and use of policy instruments in France.
www.oecd.org /publicationanddocuments/0,3023,3n_33873108_33873376_1_1_1_7_1,00.html   (711 words)

 heise online - France's mobile communications companies suspected of collusion
The three French mobile communications providers Bouygues, Orange and SFR are suspected of fixing minimum prices and market shares.
From October 2002 until last February, when he became Minister, Breton was CEO at France Telecom, the parent company of Orange.
The findings of the anti-trust authority's investigations are to be made public by the end of the year.
www.heise.de /english/newsticker/news/63266   (429 words)

 TS News - France Telecom Acquires Keystone Communications   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Keystone is a leading broadcast transmission services provider in the United States and ads to France Telecom's European operations which include its own services and those of Maxat, a subsidiary.
France Telecom owns and operates a regional 4-bird satellite system Telecom 2.
France Telecom also enjoys permanent access to capacities on both Eutelsat (No. 2 signatory) and Intelsat (No. 4 signatory).
www.sat-net.com /listserver/ts-news/msg00415.html   (130 words)

 Communications Today: France Telecom Marketing New Mobile Satellite Service - Regional-BGAN data services from Inmarsat ...
France Telecom [FTE] is marketing a service that provides mobile broadband satellite transmission.
The Regional BGAN would help international organisations and professionals in construction, mining, the oil and gas industries, transport, agriculture, tourism, finance and the media connect to their corporate networks quickly and reliably.
Demand for the service could be significant, according to France Telecom, since almost 20 percent of its revenues in mobile satellite services are for data transmission uses.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m0BMD/is_220_8/ai_94381800   (259 words)

French law provides for only two methods by which trade unions can communicate information to employees within an enterprise: the display of notices and the distribution of printed material.
The first method is open to all unions (see display of notices), whereas only members of representative unions are guaranteed the right to use the second.
The content of the information communicated is decided by the unions themselves without any restrictions.
www.eurofound.eu.int /emire/FRANCE/UNIONCOMMUNICATIONS-FR.html   (113 words)

 Cellular communications services in France
France Telecom through its Orange SA subsidiary (now known as Orange France after its takeover of the British mobile operator) is the market leader with over 48% market share in 2004.
Mobile communication towards their own network remained the largest volume use with over 25 billion minutes.
In the future, contracts are expected to continue to dominate the market with a 65% market share, amounting to 41.5 million users in 2009.
www.euromonitor.com /Cellular_communications_services_in_France_(mmp)   (386 words)

The more that trust and commitment on the part of employees are seen as means of securing the economic success of an enterprise, the more important internal information and communication become.
It nonetheless raises the difficult question of the relationship between direct communication with employees and the more institutionalized machinery of discussion with their representatives.
Please note: the European industrial relations glossaries are not systematically updated, and some of the material may not reflect the current situation.
www.eurofound.eu.int /emire/FRANCE/EMPLOYEECOMMUNICATIONS-FR.html   (184 words)

 Auchan awards Mitel, AMEC SPIE Communications France's largest VOIP contract
Auchan, France's leading retailer, to implement a nation-wide, voice-over-IP (VOIP) solution with over 40 000 IP phones using a comprehensive Mitel solution deployed and supported by AMEC SPIE Communications.
AMEC SPIE Communications provides its business, operators and local communities customers with the following services: consulting services, architecture, equipment and product selection in the fields of convergence, voice, data, video, call centres and related middleware, integration and deployment, administration, supervision and operational maintenance, customised services (audits, follow-up, deployment and outsourcing).
Thanks to its expertise, AMEC SPIE Communications helps its customers build full, scalable and competitive networking and telecom solutions to secure the long-term development of their business.
www.itweb.co.za /office/mitelnetworks/0403160840.htm   (661 words)

 France Telecom - Enterprises communications solutions   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Positioned as a leading source of communications services, the Group provides long-term support for customers backed by a commitment to simplicity, security and quality of service.
A growing list of French and international enterprises place their confidence in France Telecom for partial or total outsourcing of their communications systems, enabling them to gain flexibility and efficiently manage costs.
Etrali, another France Telecom subsidiary, integrates communications system for trading rooms and provides international telecom network solutions for the financial community.
www.francetelecom.com /en/our_solutions/enterprise/presentation   (364 words)

 Host Communications   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
LEXINGTON, Ky. - Host Communications, Inc. President and COO Marc Kidd has announced a new divisional structure for the sports, events, lifestyle and affinity marketing company, providing immediate opportunities to leverage its current assets and maximize efficiencies between similar business acquired over the last year.
According to Kidd, the company's new operating structure will allow Host Communications to have focused vertical divisions, by placing a greater emphasis on the product lines within their responsibility.
In 2000, Lexington, Ky.-based Host Communications, Inc. was named one of the top five sports marketing companies in the world by SportsBusiness Journal.
www.hostcommunications.com /0,6032,1_1421_0_15825,00.html   (542 words)

 Landor: Portfolio: Case History: France Telecom: Brand Strategy and Identity System (2000)
Landor was appointed to radically transform public perception of France Telecom from a formerly state-owned, monopolistic phone company active primarily in France, to that of an innovative “Net Company” of global scope.
To successfully communicate France Telecom's vision of a better world through better communications, and accompany France Telecom's international expansion, Landor was asked to help create and position a symbol and a brand architecture that could federate the diverse brands in their worldwide portfolio.
France Telecom also aimed to convey a powerful message of transformation, both internally and externally.
www.landor.com /index.cfm?fuseaction=cPortfolio.getCase&caseid=592   (326 words)

 Cellular and Wireless Communications Systems in France
Nokia is the clear leader in the French market for cellular and wireless communications systems with over 51% share of the total market in 2003.
Figures shown are for 2002 as adspend figures for 2003 were unavailable at the time of writing.
CELLULAR AND WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS: Siemens AG Siemens AG reported turnover of €74.2 billion (US$59.3 billion) in 2003, a 10.4% decrease since 2002.
www.bharatbook.com /detail.asp?id=2245   (303 words)

 Communications and National Identity in Early Modern France
In this period, new definitions of the nation were emerging in the context of: the social, political and economic changes that were forging a more coherent national community under an increasingly centralised monarchy.
These developments not only greatly assisted the dissemination of new ideas but helped to define the boundaries of the national community (see Martin 2002).
Taken as a whole these different approaches contribute to building a picture of the overall changes in thinking about the nation, nationhood and national identity that were underway in seventeenth and eighteenth century France.
www.arts.usyd.edu.au /departs/french/nation?file=about   (407 words)

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