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Orange Gives Subscribers a Better Memory With New Evernote PartnershipMobile and Broadband Contract Holders to Receive Evernote Premium Subscriptions for Free (December 08, 2011)
PARIS -- (Marketwire) -- 12/08/11 -- Today, Orange and Evernote announced a partnership to deliver Evernote Premium accounts to all Orange mobile and broadband contract holders in France beginning in the first quarter of 2012. This initiative is part of Orange's new Personal Cloud initiative, aimed at delivering additional value to the company's millions of subscribers. The announcement was made today at LeWeb 2011 Conference, in Paris, France.
Orange is one of the world's leading telecommunications operators, and is one of the main European operators for mobile and broadband internet services.
Evernote is an award-winning application that allows individuals to remember their ideas, memories and experiences using any mobile, tablet and computing device. Starting early next year, all Orange customers in France will be eligible for an annual Evernote Premium subscription, normally $45, at no cost.
"The expectations for mobile devices are changing. People are no longer waiting to sit down at their laptops, they want to get things done wherever they are," said Phil Libin, CEO of Evernote. "Orange understands that offering the right applications is crucial to their users, so I'm honored that they have decided to add considerable value to their mobile and broadband offerings with Evernote Premium. Orange is changing what people expect from their communications provider and it's a great pleasure to be working closely with such an innovative company."
"With our own services and those of our preferred partners like Evernote, we want to broaden the range of services offered to our customers," points out Paul-François Fournier, Executive Director of Orange's Technocentre. "We want to make their lives easier, like a digital coach, by allowing them to switch easily between the digital and the real worlds, whether it be through music, video or personal content. Starting in 2012, Evernote will become a complementary part of the services provided by Orange and its partners."
Evernote is available on every major mobile platform, including iOS, Android, Windows Phone 7, and BlackBerry. There are also native Windows and Mac versions, as well as a Web version of Evernote. Notes, photos, files, audio, and webpages saved in one version of Evernote are instantly synchronized with all other platforms that an individual uses.
Evernote Premium users get unlimited note storage with up to 1GB of new content added each month. Premium also allows users to share and collaborate on their notes, even from mobile devices. In addition, Evernote Premium offers offline storage of notes on iOS and Android, one-day support response, and more.
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 33.8 billion euros in the first nine months of 2011. Present in 35 countries, the Group had a customer base of 221 million customers at 30 September 2011, including 145 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 30 September 2011, the Group had 162 million mobile customers and 14 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.
France Telecom (NYSE: FTE) is listed on Euronext Paris (compartment A) and on the New York Stock Exchange. For more information (on the internet and on your mobile): www.orange.com, www.orange-business.com, www.orange-innovation.tv.
Orange and any other Orange product or service names included in this material are trademarks of Orange Brand Services Limited, Orange France or France Telecom.
Evernote is helping the world remember everything by building innovative products and services that allow individuals to capture, find and interact with their memories. Evernote apps are available on all major computer, web, mobile, and tablet platforms. For more information, please visit: www.evernote.com.
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