Top 10 Telecom Companies in the World 2017

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9. Orange

Orange is one of the largest mobile and internet service operator in Europe and Africa.

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The company is headed by Stephane Richard (Chairman and Chief Executive Officer) and it is also one of the global leaders in corporate telecommunication services. It has its 4G operations in 18 countries and 3.3 million Fibre customers.

Its worldwide customer base figure stands at 262.83 million and 29 million Orange Money customers in 14 countries.

The company has 450,000 km of undersea cables and has investments worth Euro 732 million in research and innovation. Orange has 6,930 patents in its portfolio and an employee base of 155,000. It has been ranked the Num. 1 Best Mobile Network in France (ARCEP July 12, 2016 report) for the sixth time in a row.

For the Financial Year ended 31st December, 2016, the company generated a turnover of $43.1 billion and a Net Income of $13.49 billion. The Net Debt as on 31st December 2016 was Euro 24.444 billion. The company paid an Interim Dividend of Euro 0.20 per share on December 7, 2016 and intends to pay a dividend of Euro 0.60 per share for the Financial Year 2016. For the Financial Year 2017, the company intends to achieve a higher EBITDA than what was achieved in 2016. This will be supported mainly by CAPEX and cost structure transformations.

Subs (Mn): 262.83

Rev ($Bn): 43.1

Net Income ($Bn): 13.49

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