Orange in the thick of the action at Roland Garros 2011
* With “Tennis Everywhere” from Orange, in partnership with France Télévisions, tennis fans can live and breathe all the action from the French Open
* A unique editorial offering from Orange sport and its experts
* Matches on centre court in 3D on Orange TV for customers with broadband internet who are eligible for HD and fibre
For the 7th year running, Orange is offering tennis lovers the “Tennis Everywhere” service, bringing them all the action from Roland Garros, including matches and news, on the screen of their choice.
Up to 7 courts live on TV, mobile and PC, in partnership with France Télévisions
Orange will be broadcasting its “multi-court” offer, produced and edited by France Télévisions, on mobiles and TV via ADSL, with up to 7 special-event channels:
on Orange TV: the mosaic, available on channel 32, will give viewers a chance to take in the matches played on the 7 main courts at the same time. Channels 33 to 39, edited by France Télévisions will bring viewers the latest news, results, statistics and a host of France Télévisions special programmes.
on mobiles: with the multi-courts offer, produced and edited by France Télévisions, Orange customers will be able to follow exclusive live coverage of the action on the 5 main courts, either on the Orange World mobile portal or with the official application available for Android. Other operators’ customers in France and abroad will have access to video clips, photos, results, and a real-time, point-by-point match tracker.
at orange.fr: live and simultaneous coverage of the matches on the 7 main courts and broadband coverage courtesy of the “multi-courts” offer produced and edited by France Télévisions, as well as full editorial coverage.
Calling tennis fans: Orange sport loves tennis too!
Following on from its coverage of the ATP World Tour, Orange sport is bringing its subscribers full coverage throughout the two weeks of the French Open, spread across its various platforms, giving fans court-side seats in the thick of the action.
With Orange sport, the Roland Garros experience means:
the best matches played on Philippe Chatrier and Suzanne Lenglen courts broadcast in HD
live analysis, commentary and reaction from the channel’s tennis experts: Sandrine Testud, Nathalie Dechy, Sébastien Grosjean and Cédric Pioline
Benoit Maylin’s experience and boundless passion for tennis
behind the scenes with Stéphane Floricien, in OUT magazine
perfectly-timed interventions between each match from David Vengerder and Laurie Delhostal, anchoring proceedings live from Roland Garros from 11am to 8pm, with match summaries and plenty of guests
and so you don’t miss a point from the tournament, Orange sport info and its on-the-spot journalists will bring you detailed updates from Roland Garros in the daily news bulletins, and a series of special reports
The Orange difference at Orangesport.fr:
the 360° video camera, controlled by internet users. Deployed for the first time at various points around Roland Garros, the camera really captures the atmosphere of the event.
a tennis forum, with a live twitter feed, chat, access to the Stéphane Floricien zone and results
15 days of 3D sport on Orange TV for eligible customers with the right equipment
From 22 May to 5 June, Orange will broadcast live and in 3D the matches from centre court on Orange TV channel 30. This special-event channel has been available for the past year to Orange HD TV via ADSL or fibre customers, equipped with 3D televisions and glasses. Matches will be produced in 3D by France Télévisions, on behalf of the French Tennis Federation.
Orange TV, bundled with Orange’s broadband internet offers starting at € 32/month, includes up to 130 channels, 13 of which are HD channels (customers must be eligible and have the necessary equipment), TV on demand service, which allows users to re-watch programmes from France’s leading channels, including the five France Télévisions channels, M6, TF1, NRJ12 and Canal+/CanalSat (for Canal+/CanalSat subscribers), along with over 6,000 videos on demand every month. Orange TV also offers 23 themed bundles, a special-events channel, 3D VoD and premium channels (Orange sport and Orange cinéma séries), which are available as options, and access to partner shops. Orange TV is also available at orange.fr and on the Orange World mobile portal.
1 The 7 channels are not available for customers who have satellite TV
2 The 3D channel and VODs are not available for customers who have satellite TV
France Telecom-Orange is one of the world’s leading telecommunications operators with 170,000 employees worldwide, including 102,000 employees in France, and sales of 11.2 billion euros in the first quarter 2011. Present in 35 countries, the Group had a customer base of 215.9 million customers at 31 March 2011, including 141.6 million customers under the Orange brand, the Group’s single brand for internet, television and mobile services in the majority of countries where the company operates. At 31 March 2011, the Group had 156.7 million mobile customers and 13.9 million broadband internet (ADSL, fibre) customers worldwide. Orange is one of the main European operators for mobile and broadband internet services and, under the brand Orange Business Services, is one of the world leaders in providing telecommunication services to multinational companies.
With its industrial project, “conquests 2015”, Orange is simultaneously addressing its employees, customers and shareholders, as well as the society in which the company operates, through a concrete set of action plans. These commitments are expressed through a new vision of human resources for employees; through the deployment of a network infrastructure upon which the Group will build its future growth; through the Group’s ambition to offer a superior customer experience thanks in particular to improved quality of service; and through the acceleration of international development
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