EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

France Télécom

France Télécom

Geographic Location

Country: France


Sector: Information / communication
61 - Telecommunications
Number Employed: 120974
Group: France Télécom

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 24-04-2006
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2008
Planned Job Creation: 6000

Additional Information

The 'France Télécom' (French telecommunications Group) group-level works council has declared that the company has confirmed that 6,000 jobs would be created between January 2006 and December 2008. In June 2006, 'France Télécom' decided to offer ‘integrated activities’, with television, mobile communications, fixed-line and broadband internet all under the ‘Orange’ brand. This strategy should enable 'France Télécom ' to further develop its activities. In addition, 'France Télécom'('Orange') plans to increase its presence in the entertainment sector.