Orange (NYSE: FTE)'s Orange brand has formed an agreement with consumer electronics firm Samsung Corp. The deal will bring a "portal" for Orange-sponsored content -- including sports information, cinema trailers and the like -- to Samsung's smart TVs, initially just in France but eventually throughout most of Europe. (See Orange, Samsung Strike TV Portal Deal.)
Now it really has to be mañana for Spain's mobile firms: The Spanish goverment has decreed that the country's operators will now have just one day to implement a requested switch of provider, as opposed to the current four days, reports Reuters.
Swisscom AG (NYSE: SCM) has joined forces with Winterthur Public Utilities on a project to provide the Swiss town of, erm, Winterthur with high-speed broadband. The utility firm is laying four optical fibres to each household and business, two of which will be reserved for Swisscom. (See Swisscom Teams Up in Winterthur and Swisscom Reports Q1 .)