【LINE Local Topic】LINE as a star on the mobile 4G portal of Bouygues Telecom
The most trendy communication service is now listed on the mobile 4G portal of Bouygues Telecom.
Paris, on the 7th of November 2013 – Bouygues Telecom is the first French operator to strongly promote the LINE service to its customers.
Already listed on the applicative 3G portal of Bouygues Telecom, LINE is now on its mobile 4G portal. Available at the address 4gbouygues.fr from a smartphone, this portal propose to the Bouygues Telecom customers the best applications classified by type of uses, to make them discover mobile high speed on the biggest 4G network in France.
Since its launch in June 2011 by LINE Corporation, LINE has reached more than 280 million users in 230 countries, and it has been consistently ranked no. 1 in 55 countries in the free app category. This spectacular growth is due to the unique proposition of LINE: a real social and communication platform dedicated to smartphones.
“Born in Japan where 4G networks are well expanded, LINE is the innovative communication platform which fully uses the high mobile speed possibilities in giving to their customers the means to interact large-scale and to share in real time a large variety of contents. We are particularly happy to contribute to the development of LINE, a fun and innovative service, through our 4G network which covers 63% of French population” says Franck Abihssira, the ISP Offers, Contents & Services Director of Bouygues Telecom.
“We are happy to work closely with Bouygues Telecom, which offers the biggest 4G network in France. With its network of valuable partners from diverse countries, Bouygues Telecom can offer a large range of successful services to their customers. This is also a first of many partnerships that LINE will develop with popular French brands and corporations to offer more localized contents and services” says LINE Euro-Americas CEO Jeanie Han.
About Bouygues Telecom
As a full-service electronic communications operator (mobile, fixed, TV, Internet and cloud), Bouygues Telecom stands out for its innovative products and services and award-winning customer relations serving its 11.3 million mobile and 1.9 million fixed broadband customers, which include more than 1.5 million business and corporate clients. In July 2011, Bouygues Telecom invented B&YOU, the first Sim-Only/Web-Only service, which now has more than 1.6 million subscribers. In June 2012, Bouygues Telecom launched the Bbox Sensation gateway, packed with the most innovative technologies on the market to transform the digital home experience. Bouygues Telecom's mobile network covers 99% of the population with 2G, 96% with 3G+ (up to 7.2 Mbit/s) and 60% with H+ (up to 42 Mbit/s). Bouygues Telecom is also opening a nationwide 4G network from October 1st 2013, which will cover 63% of the population equating to 40 million people in France. Each day, the company’s 9,200 employees develop solutions aligned with changing customer needs. 2,000 customer relations advisers in six call centers in France and our 2,500 sales advisers in 650 stores ensure optimum customer service on a daily basis.