Orange publishes its third quarter results. The group posted a turnover of 10.3 billion euros, up 0.9% year on year, and an adjusted gross operating surplus of 3.6 billion euros, which increased by 2.1%. . Worldwide, Orange has 269 million customers.
" This third quarter confirms the very good momentum of the group, more than ever supported by our investment efforts in networks and customer relations ", said Stéphane Richard, CEO of Orange. For France, he stresses that the return to growth is confirmed.
In terms of commercial performance in France, Orange mentions " an exceptional level of net sales of mobile plans ", or 320,000. The best third quarter since 2008.
As of September 30, Orange had 18.6 million customers on a consumer mobile plan, and with 69% of the plans including 4G for coverage of 94% of the population.
For fixed lines, Orange announces 11.1 million consumer broadband customers in France, including 1.8 million fiber optic customers. The number of FTTH connectable homes reaches 8.4 million.