BFM Business: Orange and Vodafone considered merger

Orange and Vodafone were involved in merger talks over a six-month period in the second half of last year, according to a report by BFM Business.

According to the report, citing an unnamed source, the pair considered a “marriage of equals” combining their global operations, but such a move was blocked by the French government, which has a 23% stake in Orange.

Source: BFM Business: Orange and Vodafone considered merger