connectivity


Augmented Planet / Internet of things

A word of innovation: Edge computing

Edge computing is a new stage in the evolution of cloud computing. It consists in shifting remote data storage and processing from distant servers to the edge of the network. Thus, the data no longer systematically pass through the “cloud”, but are processed locally, close to the people or machines that produce and/or consume them. […]


Augmented Planet / Networks

Monitored telephone poles with IoT

Currently, maintaining these poles to guarantee customers receive a high-quality service is a largely reactive process. As part of a project led by Orange, specialist companies perform year-round testing on the poles to ensure the quality of this infrastructure. But when adverse weather events or accidents occur, it is often the residents, local authorities or […]


Augmented Planet / Innovation

Fairphone 3 and Livebox 5: more “responsible” devices

Orange has been pursuing an eco-friendly, pro-circular economy approach for a long time due to its awareness of the digital industry’s environmental impact. It showed its commitment to being eco-friendly with the Fairphone 3, a smartphone with detachable parts that comes with a screwdriver. Julien Giner, a Project Manager at Orange, explained this unique quality […]


Ingénieur-électricen-à-la-recherche-du-coucher-du-soleil_960x620 Augmented Planet / 5G

5G : energy efficiency “by design”

The progress made by mobile networks over the years is not measured only by their operational performance and the service delivered to the end customer. They are also judged on their ability to take into account societal and environmental issues, particularly those related to energy consumption. On this subject, the progress made is substantial and […]


Better me

Identity, the foundations of digital services

Mobile ID, a multi-carrier initiative, allowing users to share their data seamlessly and reliably with online services.


Smarter society / Innovation

At the heart of CES 2020

What was new at the Consumer Electronic Show that took place in Las Vegas from 6th to 9th January? An overview with Olivier Ezratty.


Augmented Planet / Internet of things

OS and connected objects: ever-changing ecosystems

Orange shares its expertise with OS designers and the players involved in connected object ecosystems in order to deliver an optimum user experience.


Smarter society / Networks

A word of innovation: DWDM

The DWDM technique makes it possible to carry more data over longer distances on the same fibre optic cable.


Augmented Planet / Innovation

OS ecosystems and operators: relationships that shape the customer experience

Orange collaborates with OS ecosystem players with a view to co-innovate and optimise user services, in order to enrich and control the customer experience.


Augmented Planet / Networks

Broadband at sea will (soon) be possible thanks to 5G

As part of 3GPP, Orange has formed partnerships with many players to build a seamless 5G connectivity experience from land to sea.


Smarter society / 5G

A word of innovation: Network Slicing

Adapting the mobile network and levels of service to the specific needs of different types of services and users in real time thanks to Network Slicing.


Augmented Planet / 5G

The 3GPP: an inside look into how the networks of the future are created

Orange’s Lionel Morand was appointed Chair of the 3GPP Core Network and Terminals Group in March 2018, and explains the organisation, its working methods and its current projects.