SFR launches France’s first public 4G network

29 November 2012 | Kavit Majithia

Vivendi’s SFR today launched, what is claimed to be, France’s first public 4G network in Lyon.

The launch is a lift for the operator having announced 850 job cuts this week to ensure it remains competitive.

The 4G service will be rolled out to Montpellier on December 18...

Topics: SFR, France, 4G, Vivendi, Lyon

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